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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

Tropical forest pollination conservation topic of Science Pub Corvallis

Apr 23, 2019
Matthew Betts, a professor of landscape ecology in Oregon State University’s College of Forestry, will talk about the movement of hummingbird species across tropical forest landscapes and the pollination of plants within those landscapes Monday, May 13, at Science Pub Corvallis. The presentation will start at 6 p.m. at the Old World Deli, 341 2nd St. in Corvallis.

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Wristband samplers show similar chemical exposure across three continents

Apr 22, 2019
Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents and found that no two wristbands had identical chemical detections – but the same 14 chemicals were detected in more than 50 percent of the wristbands.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Master gardeners share stories of missteps and successes

Apr 18, 2019
Three gardeners recount their hits and misses.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Let soil temperature guide you when planting vegetables

Apr 12, 2019
It's time to plant cool-weather vegetables like greens and peas; wait for the soil to warm before planting tomatoes, squash and peppers.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Offer nectar to tempt hummingbirds to the garden

Apr 5, 2019
Hummingbirds are more than just beautiful in the garden, they also play a place in the ecosystem by eating bugs and pollinating.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Peel off the layers of growing artichokes

Mar 29, 2019
Whether you eat them or let them produce flowers, artichokes are versatile and beautiful in the garden.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Mason bees go to work early in the season before honey bees emerge

Mar 25, 2019
Helpful mason bees pollinate our fruit trees that bloom in March and April

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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