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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.

Contact Us

WSU Thurston County Extension Faculty and Staff

County Extension Director: Stephen Bramwell

3054 Carpenter Rd. SE
Benoschek Building
Olympia, WA 98503
Phone: (360) 867-2189

Hours:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday

Agriculture Program

Stephen BramwellStephen Bramwell, Extension Director & Agriculture Faculty
(360) 867-2161


Nicole Ross, Senior Office Assistant/Office Manager
(360) 867-2189



4-H Youth Development Program

Kris Shackley – 4-H Program Assistant



Melody Slack – 4-H Office Assistant



Nutrition Education Program

Melissa's PicMelissa Davis, Nutrition Educator
(360) 867-2171



Master Gardener & Master Recycler Composter Program

Cori CarltonCori Carlton, WSU Master Gardener & Master Recycler Composter Program Manager
(360) 867-2162



Jenni Post, Master Recycler Composter & WSU Master Gardener Program Assistant
(360) 867-2156



DSCN4703Free Plant & Insect Question/Answer Clinic
Staffed by certified WSU Master Gardener volunteers
(360) 867-2163


Water Resources & Native Plant Salvage Program

Guttman head shot croppedErica Guttman, Senior Extension Coordinator & Educator or
(360) 867-2164