Overview of Reservation Office
Address: 22 Nespelem/San Poil St., Nespelem, WA 99155
Office hours: M – TH, 7:00am – 5:30pm
Phone number: (509) 634-2304
The USDA FRTEP WSU Colville Reservation Extension office is located on the agency campus of the Colville Reservation, in Nespelem, Washington. Along with being the longest running FRTEP (Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Programs) office in the state of Washington, we are also the only Self-Directing, MOU funded, Tribal Extension unit located on an Indian Reservation in Washington with oversight/management of the only Tribal 4-H Program in the state. We have been in partnership with the Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) since 1991.
Building Blocks of Our Program
We provide research-based, outreach education on the Colville Reservation in the following program areas:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Educational programs to strengthen and improve agriculture and/or our natural resources.
Family & Consumer Sciences
Educational activities to enhance the health and well-being of Colville Reservation residents and/or the prevention of disease or illness.
4-H Positive Youth Development – Traditional 4-H Clubs
Provide a safe and healthy environment for youth to develop life-skills through hands-on participation in projects designed to stimulate and enhance their learning. Projects include, but are not limited to: Leadership, Horse, Beef, Swine, Culture, Dog, Gardening, Rabbit, Poultry, Crafts, Cooking, Food Preservation, Photography and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math).