Currently, the University of Maine Cooperative Extension at Hancock County office is open by appointment only

We encourage clients to continue to use telephone and email communication if possible to reduce Covid-19 exposure risk. If an in-person consultation is necessary, please contact the office to make an appointment. 


To contact the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County Office:


Following the University of Maine guidance and protocols, staff and clients will be practicing physical distancing and wearing face coverings, using hand sanitizer frequently, and minimizing the number of people in the office by meeting clients outside if possible.

Effective October 15, 2021:

Access to campus, university facilities, and buildings for visitors and employees: University System campuses and buildings, in general, are open. Visitors — along with students, staff, and faculty — are currently required to wear face coverings, at all times, indoors at this time, regardless of vaccination status.

Many events or activities for which visitors would come to campus also will require evidence of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.

For more information about face coverings, vaccination requirements, and other such protocols, please visit the UMS Community Guidance For Everyone page.


For contact information for your local county UMaine Extension office, visit the County Offices page.


University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Hancock County gives local residents access to the resources and expertise of the University of Maine. Through educational programs and resources, UMaine Extension delivers unbiased, research-based information to Hancock County citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site or contact us by email (extension.hancock@maine.edu) or by phone (207.667.8212).

For over 100 years, University of Maine Cooperative Extension has worked with Maine volunteers to offer community-driven, research-based educational programs in every county. Our annual report features highlights of recent accomplishments and the difference we make in the lives of Maine citizens and their communities.

Putting university research to work in homes, businesses, farms, and communities for over 100 years.