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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.

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WSU Thurston County Extension COVID-19 Updates

WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, the WSU Thurston County Extension office will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone and webconference. Please contact program leads on our Contacts page. Read on for more COVID-19 information

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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

Tue 14

Mushroom Forest Farming Webinar

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed 22

Worm Composting Workshop-Cancelled

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
May 05

Yard & Food Waste Composting Workshop

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Pressure Gauge Testing

Thurston County – By 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.