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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. Our office at 406 N. Main Street in Coupeville is open to the public, however, all visitors regardless of vaccine status must wear an approved facemask in the office. The conference room is currently closed to all outside groups. WSU programs may use the conference room but must maintain 6 feet distance and all participants must wear approved face-coverings.

WSU Extension, Island County

Connecting People, Resources and Knowledge

WSU Extension programs connect the people and communities of Island 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.

County Programs

 

OUR IMPACT STATEMENT IS READY FOR REVIEW! 

Please take a look at our most current Impact Statement for 2020 – 2021 by clicking this link:

2020-2021 WSU Extension – Island County IMPACT STATEMENT
ENJOY!

 

Climate, Consumption, and Waste

Garbage is not glamorous, or even exciting, but it is interesting and we all produce it.

See below for links to our programs.

Link to Waste Wise home page https://extension.wsu.edu/island/nrs/waste-wise/waste-wise-volunteer-training/

What do our consumptions and waste habits tell us? How are they connected to our climate issues? What changes would we make if we knew more?

Join our fall educational and training program. 

Let’s get together!!  Thursday, October 21   1:30 – 3:30 @ Keystone Spit – East of ferry

Please contact Shannon by noon Monday the 18th to let her know to expect you and if you will need a one day Discovery Pass.  Also, this will ensure that if there is an emergency change or cancellation in the schedule, she can notify you.

    • Bags, gloves and other equipment will be provided.
    • Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and footwear for walking over sand, cobble, and driftwood.
    • Schedule can change due to adverse weather conditions and new COVID-19 developments – PLEASE BRING YOUR MASKS!!          Please wear masks when in close proximity of each            other but if more than 6-10 feet you may have them          removed.
    • A one-day volunteer park access pass is available for volunteers who do not have a Washington State Parks Discovery Pass.
    • Only adults, 18 or older, may participate in these organized beach cleanups.

Shannon Charnley               shannon.charnley@wsu.edu

Community Litter Cleanup Program Coordinator           360 / 639-6060

 

 

H O L D  O N T O  Y O U R  H A T  !  !  !

 

WELCOME

R A I N ! ! !

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Smiling woman planting plantsEarn your Bachelor of Science degree in Organic and Sustainable Agriculture from WSU Everett.

Gain knowledge and experience to become a professional in organic and sustainable crop production. Learn More.

Goodbye Summer!!!!

H  E  L  L  O      F  A  L  L  !  !  !

 

 

Free 2021 Forest Stewardship Summer Webinar Series

Take an hour to learn something new about your forest!

For more information click here

Land-grant mission steers WSU’s drive-in Wi-Fi partnership

Launched in late April, the Drive-In WiFi partnership has begun placing broadband access points at WSU’s county and tribal Extension centers, as well as schools, libraries, and community centers across the state.  WSU Extension, Island County now provides one of the first Drive-In Wi-Fi Hotspots being established by this program.  Island County residents may now access free broadband internet from the safety of their vehicle while parked in the WSU Extension, Island County parking lot.

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Two piglets

Raising Healthy Pigs

Did you know that feeding pigs human food scraps has the potential to introduce several serious diseases? If you are raising pigs or have thought about raising pigs, learn about important health concerns facing pigs, including Garbage Feeding and African Swine Fever.

WSU Extension, Island County

406 N. Main Street
Coupeville, WA 98239
98239
(360) 639-6060

Donate to the WSU Island County Extension Development Fund

Events

Let’s get together!!  Thursday, October 21   1:30 – 3:30 @ Keystone Spit – East of ferry

Please contact Shannon by noon Monday the 18th to let her know to expect you and if you will need a one day Discovery Pass.  Also, this will ensure that if there is an emergency change or cancellation in the schedule, she can notify you.

    • Bags, gloves and other equipment will be provided.
    • Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and footwear for walking over sand, cobble, and driftwood.
    • Schedule can change due to adverse weather conditions and new COVID-19 developments – PLEASE BRING YOUR MASKS!!          Please wear masks when in close proximity of each            other but if more than 6-10 feet you may have them          removed.
    • A one-day volunteer park access pass is available for volunteers who do not have a Washington State Parks Discovery Pass.
    • Only adults, 18 or older, may participate in these organized beach cleanups.

Shannon Charnley               shannon.charnley@wsu.edu

Community Litter Cleanup Program Coordinator           360 / 639-6060

 

 

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