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Insects and spiders out to find shelter for winter

Oct 12, 2018
The insects trying to get into homes aren't going to hurt humans or houses.

By Kym Pokorny

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Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam

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‘State of the Coast’ conference set for Oct. 27 in Coos Bay

Oct 10, 2018
Registration has opened for Oregon Sea Grant's annual State of the Coast conference, which will be held Oct. 27 in Coos Bay.


 

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Strength of nicotine dependence tied to violations of campus smoking ban

Oct 10, 2018
Student smokers who appeared to be more dependent on nicotine were more likely to violate Oregon State University’s ban on smoking after the policy was adopted, new research has found.

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Hydrangeas play a pretty role in the garden

Oct 5, 2018
Hydrangeas play many roles in the garden, whether it's shining in a special place or creating a hedge.

By Kym Pokorny

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Start now to get beautiful poinsettias at the holidays

Sep 28, 2018
Poinsettias need periods of darkness to color up for the holidays.

By Kym Pokorny

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Amazon mangrove forest stores twice as much carbon per acre as region’s famous rainforest

Sep 24, 2018
Scientists have determined for the first time that Amazon’s waterlogged coastal mangrove forests, which are being clear cut for cattle pastures and shrimp ponds, store significantly more carbon per acre than the region’s famous rainforest.

By Chris Branam

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Know when it’s time to pick pears and apples

Sep 14, 2018
Apples ripen on the tree, but pears must be stored first.

By Kym Pokorny

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Land Grant Festival commemorates Oregon State’s 150th anniversary

Sep 12, 2018
Oregon State University continues the commemoration of its 150th anniversary by holding a festival that highlights the university’s contributions to Oregon’s natural resource communities and economy.

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Planning now brings a good tomato season next year

Sep 7, 2018
If you had problems with blossom-end rot this year, try amending the soil with lime and changing your watering habits.

By Kym Pokorny