In this week’s issue:
Washington County Extension office closed for move
The Washington County Extension office will be closed June 23 – 28 as they move from the Public Services Building in Hillsboro to the new location in Twin Oaks Technology Center off Cornell Road and 169th in Beaverton.
NEW ADDRESS as of June 27th.
OSU Extension Service Education Center
1815 NW 169th Place, Suite 1000
Beaverton, OR 97006
Congratulations to Jeff Hino on his retirement
Jeff Hino, Learning Technology Leader, is retiring this summer (June 30) after a 32 year career with OSU, working in the College of Forestry and Extension and Experiment Station Communications (EESC). Jeff will appreciate your tips on successful retirement sent via email, firstname.lastname@example.org, or notes and cards (EESC, 422 Kerr Admin. Bldg., Corvallis, OR 97331.)
In Memoriam: Jim Ammon
Our condolences to the family and friends of Jim Ammon who passed away on June 22nd.
Jim was an Ag Extension Agent in Polk & Marion County from 1960 – 1967.
His service will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, July 7th in Salem.
His obituary is available at: www.legacy.com/obituaries/statesmanjournal/obituary.aspx?n=james-l-ammon&pid=180448388&fhid=7982&f=portal
Upcoming Citizen Science Webinars
Introduction to Citizen Science in Cooperative Extension (30 minutes)
This webinar will talk about the term “citizen science” and the field’s origins, discuss organizations around the world working in this realm, and focus on who in Cooperative Extension is using citizen science and why.
Tuesday, June 28, 1pm EDT
https://learn.extension.org/events/2698 (may need FREE eXtension ID to see details)
Citizen Science Tools and Resources for Extension Professionals (30 minutes)
This webinar will cover an assortment of project databases, volunteer management, how-to guides, grant source, and other resources for starting or maintaining involvement in your own or someone else’s citizen science project.
Wednesday, June 29, 4pm EDT
https://learn.extension.org/events/2700 (may need FREE eXtension ID to see details)
Registration isn’t required for the webinars but will get you an email reminder!
Extension in the News: Extension service administrator has extensive empire
The Corvallis Gazette-Times interviewed Lindsey Shirley about her role as Oregon State University Division of Outreach and Engagement Associate Provost and Associate Director of Extension. The article can be found here: Extension service administrator has extensive empire.