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OSU scientist helps war-torn island plan for future tsunamis

Jay Noller, a soil scientist from Oregon State University, is mapping evidence of tsunamis on war-torn Cyprus and helping the divided governments plan for a shared future.

Peg Herring | Apr 13, 2005 | News Story

Is my flooded garden area safe?

Q: Is it safe to plant a vegetable garden after the area was covered by polluted flood waters for three days? Is it safe to eat existing vegetables (kale, garlic, etc) that survived? Our well tests positive for coliform ...

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Fragrant sweet peas please the gardener more than the bee

Sweet peas have transplanted well to all parts of the world, especially throughout Oregon.

Apr 13, 2012 | News Story

Pollinators

Research on Garden Bees At least 213 bee species have been collected from a garden. Urban areas often have more bee species than natural or agriculture areas. In urban areas, gardens promote bee abundance and diversity. Gardens...

Gail Langellotto | Jan 2019 | Article

12 plants to entice pollinators to your garden

Consider adding some flower power to your landscape to bring in the buzz of pollinators to your garden.

May 9, 2014 | News Story

Creating wildlife habitat in your landscape

Want to be a good neighbor to local wildlife? Check out these tips from a conservation specialist to take your "naturescaping" game to the next level!

Rose Clarke, Jon Wagner | May 2019 | Article

Commissioners give construction green light to Clackamas Extension Service Education Center

The new Extension Education Center will be a state-of-the-art, all wood building, with groundbreaking planned for next spring and completion by the end of 2020.

Kimberly Jacobsen Nelson | Oct 25, 2019 | News Story