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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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Effective immediately

Due to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak the WSU Whatcom Extension County office is closed to the public. Some units will continue their work during this undetermined time by phone, email, video-conferencing or other electronic means. There however may be some cancellations / postponements of events and we will do our best to keep everyone informed.

We appreciate your patience until we are able to resume full and normal operations of our office.

Thank you

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:30am – Noon, 1pm – 4:30pm
1000 N. Forest Street
Suite 201
Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone / Fax
(360) 778-5800
(360) 778-5801 fax



Amber Noskoff Amber Noskoff
Snap-Ed Program • (360) 778-5820
Beth Chisholm Beth Chisholm
Master Gardeners Program, Community First Gardens Project • (360) 778-5811
Betsy Schacht Betsy Schacht
Agriculture Special Projects Coordinator • (360) 778-5816
Brenda Dunford Brenda Dunford
4-H Program • (360) 778-5817
Cheryl Lovato Niles Cheryl Lovato Niles
Water Resource Educator • (360) 778-5812
Chris Benedict Chris Benedict
Agriculture Agent • (360) 778-5809
Karla Anderson Karla Anderson
Snap-Ed Program
Kate Foster Kate Foster
Strengthening Families Program • (360) 778-5832
Lee Anne Riddle Lee Anne Riddle
Snap-Ed Program, YA4-H Food Smart Families • (360) 778-5818
Michael Wallace Michael Wallace
Interim Chair, 4-H Extension Educator • (360) 778-5813
Noelle Beecroft Noelle Beecroft
Snap-Ed Program


Cheryl Kahle-Lallas, Office Manager • (360) 778-5806

Vincent Alvarez, I.T. Coordinator • (360) 778-5807


If you have any questions, please contact us at: (360) 778-5800