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The Chaffee County Extension office provides assistance and programs for citizens in five main areas: Agriculture, Horticulture, Family and Consumer Science, Natural Resources and 4-H Youth Programs.

Chaffee County Extension - Providing trusted, practical education to help you solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

About CSU Extension

Chaffee County Extension is your information source. We are part of a nation-wide system that uses the latest research to help residents learn more about gardening, sustainable living, healthy eating, youth development, fraud prevention, and much more. Our job is to bring these resources directly to you.

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Colorado Master Gardener program

Chaffee County Extension is thrilled to work with a team of Master Gardener volunteers to teach and support gardeners around the county. Learn more about Master Gardener program and how you can apply!

Colorado Master Gardener website 

4-H Enrollment

Interested in joining 4-H in Chaffee County or in Leadville? Enrollments are accepted from new families until March 15. Members must be at least 5 years of age and not yet 19 as of December 31 to join!

Colorado 4-H Homepage