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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.


Our office has moved! We are now located at 304 Cowlitz Way, Kelso, WA 98626

Our parking lot is located off of North 4th Ave. on the South side of the building.

Cowlitz County WSU Extension office is CLOSED to the PUBLIC.

We are still in operation but doing our part to limit community transmission of this disease. Extension Staff will still be available via phone or email.
Please call or email:
Carlee Dowell for General Information at
360-577-3014 ext. 0 or
Gary Fredricks for Master Gardeners at
360-577-3014 ext. 3 or
Jennifer Leach for 4-H, Youth Programs and Strengthening Families Program at
360-577-3014 ext. 4 or


For Adult and Youth Resources CLICK HERE


County Programs

Cowlitz County Extension

304 Cowlitz Way
Kelso, Wa
(360) 577-3014

Hours of Operation:
Monday- Friday
9 am to 12:30 pm

WSU Cowlitz County Extension programs connect the people and communities of Cowlitz County with the knowledge base of Washington State University to promote quality of life and advance economic well-being through fostering inquiry, learning, and the application of research.
Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact the office at least two weeks prior to the event. Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Gary Fredricks at 360-577-3014 Ext.3 or at least two weeks prior to the event. 


Upcoming Events

Tue 20

How to Sharpen your Tools

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 21

Weed Control for Home Lawn and Landscape

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 27

Seed Saving

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wed 28

Growing Vegetables, where to start!

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Master Gardeners help solve plant problems

Water Quality Resources