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Sweeten up summer with strawberries

May 24, 2019
Growing strawberries isn't difficult if you follow some simple tips.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Extreme draining of Oregon reservoir aids young salmon and eliminates invasive fish

May 21, 2019
Low-cost, extreme draining of Fall Creek Reservoir aided downstream migration of juvenile chinook salmon – and led to the gradual disappearance of two species of predatory invasive fish in the artificial lake.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Barring wildlife helps get your space back

May 17, 2019
Sometimes, it's best to learn to live with the animals that also call our gardens home.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

OSU Science on Tap presents talk on Egyptian tombs, language and culture

May 14, 2019
Egyptologist Hassan Latif will present “Secrets to the afterlife – decoding Egyptian tombs, language and culture” at Oregon State Science on Tap on May 30.

By Chris Branam | News Story

5 easy ways to be sustainable in the garden

May 10, 2019
Being kinder to the environment isn't difficult if you choose a few easy practices that will not only help the planet but your wallet, too.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Marine scientist joins Oregon Sea Grant and OSU Extension as fisheries specialist

May 9, 2019
Angee Doerr, an interdisciplinary marine scientist, has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Popularity of native plants on the rise

May 3, 2019
Native plants take less care if sited correctly and are a boon to birds and pollinators.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival at risk

May 2, 2019
New Oregon State University research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their survival at risk.

By Chris Branam | News Story

New scat study provides clues to puzzling existence of Humboldt martens in Oregon Dunes

May 1, 2019
Researchers are chipping away at solving a biological mystery on the central Oregon coast: the existence of an isolated population of a small but fierce forest predator that makes its home in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

By Chris Branam | News Story

7 tips for controlling frustrating apple scab

Apr 26, 2019
Prevention is the best method when it comes to controlling this fungal disease.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story