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How can I keep crows and jays from being hogs?

Do you have a seed type recommendation or other techniques and strategies for discouraging crows and jays from monopolizing my feeders. These corvids scratch all the seed out onto the ground and chase away the songbirds I'm trying to serve.

By Dana Sanchez, | Featured Question

Tree School Clackamas teaches love for the land

Educational event draws hundreds from woodland community in Clackamas County and beyond.

By Glenn Ahrens, Rose Clarke, Michael Bondi, Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Article

Coring on Salt Marsh

This video is about coring on the Salmon River Salt Marsh in Oregon.

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Aspen is making a comeback in and around Yellowstone National Park, because of predators

Aug 30, 2018
The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is tied to the recovery of aspen in areas around the park, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

New evidence of two subspecies of American pikas in Rocky Mountain National Park

Jul 11, 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park provides habitat for not one, but two subspecies of the American pika, a species thought to be closely connected with climate change, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Berry-gorging bears disperse seeds through scat and feed small mammals

Jul 5, 2018
New research shows that mice and voles scurry to bear scats to forage for seeds, finding nutritional value in the seeds and in some cases further dispersing them.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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How can I keep crows and jays from being hogs?

Do you have a seed type recommendation or other techniques and strategies for discouraging crows and jays from monopolizing my feeders. These corvids scratch all the seed out onto the ground and chase away the songbirds I'm trying to serve.

By Dana Sanchez, | Featured Question