I have a 4 year old 12,000 gallon koi pond with a large waterfall. I went to clean the waterfall filters and add barley hay for the algae last weekend only to find thousands, maybe millions, of black fly larvae. I scraped the waterfall as best I could and turned the waterfall back on. The koi...
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Aug 14, 2019A new study provides evidence that increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large benefits to the citizens of the Pacific Northwest.
Jul 23, 2019For the first time, researchers have used a novel genomics-based method to detect the simultaneous presence of hundreds of organisms in a stream.
May 21, 2019Low-cost, extreme draining of Fall Creek Reservoir aided downstream migration of juvenile chinook salmon – and led to the gradual disappearance of two species of predatory invasive fish in the artificial lake.
May 9, 2019Angee Doerr, an interdisciplinary marine scientist, has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.
May 2, 2019New Oregon State University research shows that juvenile northern red-legged frogs that have experienced climate-related stress as tadpoles are less likely to move on land, putting their survival at risk.
There are many ways to measure climate change. In northeast Oregon, scientists are investigating aquatic insects and how land management around waterways could potentially help or hinder salmon, which spawn in the streams.
Blend of warmer water, chemical exposure influence gene expression across generations in a coastal fish
Jan 31, 2019Warmer water temperatures, combined with low-level exposure to chemicals, influence the expression of genes in the offspring of an abundant North American fish species.
This report is for companies along the Oregon coast that provide guided kayaking, salmon fishing and whale-watching tours.
Jan 2, 2019Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.