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Lynn Ketchum

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OSU Sea Grant Publication

Ecological Effects of Tide Gate Upgrade or Removal: A Literature Review and Knowledge Synthesis

This document reports on findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from scientific literature and knowledge regarding the effectiveness of tide gate removal or upgrade in improving conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish species.

OSU Extension Catalog

A Community-based Response to Flooding, Jay Gordon (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series)

Active consensus-building, high-quality research partnerships, and the capacity to support these efforts: learn more about dairy farmer Jay Gordon here.

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Change in the number and distribution of food stores in Oregon 2011-2016

People source food in a variety of ways from growing their own to relying on prepared meals. Ideally, people and families have the access and resources to purchase the types of food that support a healthy diet regardless of their location or income. Understanding the availability of food shopping locations and how the numbers of stores are changing provides some insights into which areas of the state offer more or fewer choices. This article briefly examines changes in four common food shopping locations: grocery stores, supercenters and warehouse club stores, convenience stores, and specialized food stores for Oregon and the U.S.

By Mallory Rahe

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OSU environmental social scientist receives EPA early career award

Nov 15, 2017
Biedenweg to study how to plan for ecosystem restoration while simultaneously considering human well-being.

By Chris Branam
Nov 15, 2017

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OSU study examines relationship between obesity and urban sprawl

Sep 8, 2005
An OSU study suggests that overweight people may tend to choose the suburban life.

By Peg Herring
Sep 8, 2005

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