Main Line:                       907-745-3360
Secondary Line:              907-745-3361
Fax/Conference Line:     907-745-5479

Toll Free Number: 1-888-822-8830 (from Chitina, Copper Center, Glennallen, McCarthy, Mentasta, Tatitlek and Valdez areas only)

Our Staff

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Winona Benson: Nutrition Educator/ANEP

Steven Brown: Agriculture & Horticulture Agent

Julie Cascio: Health, Home, & Family Development Agent

Pam Compton: IPM Tech (Seasonal)

Derylee Hecimovich: 4-H & Youth Development Agent

Becky Hall - Administrative Assistant

Matanuska-Susitna/Copper River District includes the 24,000 square mile Mat-Su Borough and additional areas in the Copper River Basin that include Gakona, Copper Center, Kenny Lake and Valdez communities outside of the borough. It is associated with scattered pockets of suburban, and rural and subsistence lifestyle to residents.

Palmer Center for Sustainable Living

1509 S. Gorgeson Drive, Palmer, AK 99645, Phone 907-746-9450, Fax: 907-745-6268

University of Alaska's Palmer Center for Sustainable Living was formerly known as the Palmer Research and Extension Center. Several Cooperative Extension Service faculty and staff members work out of the center, giving them closer contact with both the ongoing research and the researchers. Alaskans benefit by receiving the latest information.

Meg Burgett, Natural Resources Program Assistant

Valerie Barber, Forestry Resource Specialist


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