WSU Extension connects the people of Cowlitz County to the research and knowledge bases of the state’s land grant research university providing solutions to local problems and stimulating local economies. Our county-based educators work with partners in your communities to provide educational programs and leverage the broad resources of a major university to resolve issues and create a positive future for the residents of Cowlitz County.
Our local programs include Master Gardeners, Small Farms/Community Horticulture, 4-H Youth Development, Food Safety and Preservation, Community Leadership and Snap- Ed. In addition, Washington State University provides over 2,200 publications, numerous online educational opportunities, and other statewide educational programs and technical assistance from four Research and Extension Centers, 15 Academic Departments and six of WSU’s Academic Colleges.
WSU Extension of Cowlitz is a three-way partnership of the United States Department of Agriculture, Washington State University, and Cowlitz County dedicated to community education. Extension works closely with Washington State University to bring information and resources to residents of Cowlitz County.