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Looking for Frog-Friendly Moss Control

Does moss treatment that is typically used on roofs hurt frogs?

By Weston Miller, | Featured Question

Wristband samplers show similar chemical exposure across three continents

Apr 22, 2019
Oregon State University researchers deployed chemical-sampling wristbands to individuals on three continents and found that no two wristbands had identical chemical detections – but the same 14 chemicals were detected in more than 50 percent of the wristbands.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Winter Storm Damage Checklist

After winter storms, check around your home and apartment for possible leaks that can lead to mold in the future.

By Susan Busler, | Article

Mold Control: Home Inspection Checklist

Guidelines for inspecting your home for sources of moisture and steps for control.

By Jeanne Brandt, Susan Busler, | Article

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 | News Story

Answers to 3 common compost problems

Aug 27, 2018
If treated right, billions of microorganisms turn garden debris into black gold.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Mosquito Control Using Outdoor Automated Misting Systems

With the recent announcements that West Nile Virus has been discovered in Oregon, there has been discussion concerning ways to control mosquitoes. One such system that has been developed is to use...

By Brian Tuck, | Article

Household Arthropods

Guidelines & Principles; Groups of pests: Public health pests, Nuisance, Household, Structural pests

By Jean R. Natter | Presentation

Finding and Removing Variegated Carpet Beetles

This beetle is one of the most common pests of dry organic materials found in homes and warehouses.

By Jessica Green, , | Article