Tri River Area CSU Extension - To provide information, education and to encourage the application of research-based knowledge to the communities of Delta, Mesa, Montrose, and Ouray Counties.

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COVID-19 global pandemic impact on Tri-River Area CSU Extension

The Tri-River Area CSU Extension offices serve as the front doors of the university for our community, and therefore are especially committed to the public’s health. Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, extension and engagement, non-essential in-person programming is currently postponed or operating under a structured and limited capacity.

If you have a question about a specific Extension program, or need assistance, please contact your local Extension office at the phone number below or email

CSU Extension Delta: Hours are 8:00-12:00 AM and 1:00-5:00 PM, no appointment required. Phone: 970-874-2195

CSU Extension Grand Junction: Open by appointment only. Phone: 970-244-1834

CSU Extension Montrose and Ouray: Open by appointment only. Phone: 970-249-3935

For official information, on various levels, regarding the COVID-19 outbreak:

Federal – Centers for Disease Control

State – Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

County Mesa, Delta, Montrose, Ouray

Colorado State University is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 guidance as outlined by public health experts. CSU will continue to provide updates and guidance as soon and as often as possible via email, social media, and at

Other Resources Related to COVID-19:
Exposure to COVID19
Stop the spread of germs
Coronavirus and it’s Impact on Vulnerable Populations
COVID-19 Scammers English
COVID-19 Scammers Spanish
Click here for COVID-19 Resources for Ag Producers

Tri-River Area Extension Agent Contacts:

Susan Carter, Area Extension Agent, Horticulture, Natural Resources,

Douglas Dean, Area Extension Director, Livestock & Range Extension Agent,

Ann Duncan, Area Extension Agent – Family and Consumer Science,

Melissa Franklin, Research Associate III,

Stephanie Lamm, Extension Program Associate, STEM,

Christine Prins, Area Extension Program Associate – Horticulture,

Jackie Shea, Extension Agent – 4-H Youth Development,

Meredith Shrader, Area Extension Agent, Entomology,

Melissa Tabke, Area Extension Agent – 4-H Youth Development,

Seth Urbanowitz, Area Extension Agent, Agronomy,

COVID-19 Impact

CSU Extension is closely monitoring and following COVID-19 (Coronavirus) guidance as outlined by public health experts. Our office hours and availability vary by location, please see the Contact Us page for up-to-date office hours or to contact an Agent in your area.