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OSU Extension Service and agricultural research news

February 19, 2003

When Jim Castle of west Salem bought his dream retirement home a few years ago, he acquired a nightmare in the back yard: a little stream that was fighting for its life amid a tangle of ivy and several year's worth of trash.

February 14, 2003

February 12, 2003

February 11, 2003

For some Portland area landowners, weekend chores mean more than cleaning the garage.

February 10, 2003

Talk about skyrocketing class sizes in education. Paul Heimowitz has the job of teaching 1.5 million students how to keep their watersheds healthy.

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