slug (photo by Alan Denis)

Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management

Online Resource

Non-profit, grant-funded site that provides research-based information on how to handle wildlife damage problems responsibly.
For homeowners, it includes information on identifying damage, tips on stopping wildlife damage, baits, traps and supplies, and how to find a wildlife control operator near you.

Caring for Coral at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center

OSU Sea Grant Publication

This video explains how the aquarists monitor the lighting, water flow, water chemistry and nutrition in tanks with corals to ensure that they grow into colorful colonies.

Caring for new and sick animals at the Hatfield Marine Science Center

OSU Sea Grant Publication

This video explains how new and sick animals are quarantined and treated in the behind-​the-​scenes area known as the west wing.

Caring for Octopuses at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center

OSU Sea Grant Publication

This video explains how the giant Pacific octopus on display is housed, fed, and kept active with toys.

Propagating Coral at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center

OSU Sea Grant Publication

This video explains how coral is propagated by snipping pieces from larger corals.

Critter Corner

Collection

A collection of information relating to the critters we find in our gardens.
Current topics include: Bedbugs, march worms, wireworms, cluster flies, hummingbirds, bats, fleas, yellow jackets, and bug trivia.

CTDizzle User Manual

OSU Sea Grant Publication

This online manual explains how to build an OpenCTD - a relatively cheap device that allows individuals to easily collect conductivity, temperature and press data.

Bats

Article

Bats, which make a lot of people duck and cringe, are actually invaluable insect predators, and given a second look these furry little creatures are actually quite cute.

Bat Conservation International

Online Resource

Conserving the world's bats and their ecosystems to ensure a healthy planet.

Hummingbirds

Article

There are more than 300 different species of hummingbirds and about a dozen in the United States.

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