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Colorado State University Extension offices like the one in Jefferson County bring the research and resources of the university within easy reach to our community.

CSU Extension, Jefferson County provides research-based information and innovative services that aid in developing youth, further the local production and consumption of healthy foods, and enhance plant life and natural resources.

Jeffco Plant Laboratory to Close in 2023

Colorado State University Extension (CSUE) in Jeffco to close the on-site Plant Diagnostic Laboratory in January 2023 to align with CSU's state diagnostic processes. CSUE Jeffco's Horticulture team will continue operating as do CSUE offices in other counties, by performing sample intake and diagnostic assessments for Jeffco residents. Any samples requiring further diagnosis and laboratory work will now be sent to CSU Spur Plant Diagnostic Clinic in Denver that has state of the art methods.

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Join a Growing Group of Leaders Who are Building Healthy Communities!

The next cohort for the Jefferson County Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI) will be starting in north Lakewood in January 2023.
This is an opportunity to grow your voice with other community leaders.
Feel the warmth of a community developing together through setting norms of interaction and dialogue while building new friendships working together.
Applications now open!

Apply today!  

New Resource! After the Disaster Guidebook

It’s difficult to put into words the profoundly life-changing experience of surviving a wildfire. No two recovery journeys are the same after a wildfire, and each present unique circumstances. CSU Extension has gathered a variety of resources based on insights from subject matter experts and survivors to provide guidance on the road to recovery.
We hope you find this toolkit useful as you embark on the journey ahead.

Download Your Copy Here! 

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.