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Extending Knowledge. Changing Lives.

For over 100 years, Washington State University has been connecting with you, your neighbors, and your community through our Extension programs. Every day, Thurston County Extension works to extend the university’s knowledge—addressing real-world issues to help find new opportunities for our farmers, natural resource managers, families, young people, and business leaders to become successful and thrive.

 

 

 

County Programs

WSU Thurston County Extension Office
3054 Carpenter Rd. SE
Benoschek Building
Olympia, WA  98503
(360) 867-2177

WSU Extension Parking Map Fairgrounds

Mon 22

Worm Composting Workshop

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sat 27

Rotational Grazing Field Day

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 27

Soil vs. Dirt Workshop

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
May 01

4-H Horse and Dog Certificates Due

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
May 07

Yard & Food Waste Composting Workshop

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
May 07

4-H Dog Committee Meeting

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
May 11
May 13

Thurston County 4-H Council

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
May 14

4-H Horse Department Parent/Leader Meeting

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
May 15

Value-Added Food Processing Workshop

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Pressure Gauge Testing

Thurston County – Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00. Appointment only. (360) 867-2177.

Mason County – Mondays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. dedicated, or by appointment, or anytime Lisa DeWall (360-427-9670 X680) is in the office; $3 fee per gauge, no charge to test new one if recommended to be replaced, fee is waived if hardship for client.

Grays Harbor County – encourages appointments, but Sue Sparkman (360-482-2934) will test anytime; fee is $2, no charge to test new gauge if replacement is recommended; fee is waived if hardship for client.

Lewis County – encourages appointments, but Kim Weiland (360-740-1212) will test anytime; fee is $2, no charge to test new gauge if replacement is recommended; fee is waived if hardship for client.

Pacific County – Toni Gwin or Sue Carbaugh (360-875-9331) will test during office hours; no fee.

Sunbirds” in Yelm and Chehalis usually offers a pressure gauge testing clinic free to customers each summer and sometimes in the fall for hunting season.