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.

Mat-Su/Copper River District Office

1509 S. Georgeson Road, Palmer, AK 99645, Phone 907-745-3360, Fax: 907-745-6268

The Cooperative Extension Office in the Mat-Su Valley is located at the Matanuska Experiment Farm, at 1509 S. Georgeson Road in Palmer.

Main Line:                       907-745-3360
Secondary Line:              907-745-3361
Fax/Conference Line:     907-745-6268

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

Meg Burgett, Natural Resources Program Assistant

Valerie Barber, Forestry Resource Specialist

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