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Lynn Ketchum
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My pond has become a fly nursery. How can I get rid of them?

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...

By Will Jessie | Featured Question

UBO? What is this unidentified beach object?

I found this on the beach near Florence. Could you help me identify it? It measures about 24 inches by 18 inches. 

By Catherine McBride | Featured Question

Did I see skeletons in the surf?

While walking along several beaches near Yachats two weeks ago, we noticed a dried matter deposited at the wave line. It was dried, beige in color, airy looking and feeling. Can you inform me as to what this was?

By Kaety Jacobson | Featured Question

Is there a plan to preserve native salmon runs if GMO salmon start mixing in?

I have heard in the past that Oregon State has a seed bank, which is capable of reserving a source for native genetic material apart from GMO crops. Is Oregon State going to also preserve the genetic material of the native Salmon, so that if the GMO Salmon does contaminate the native runs, something...

By Guillermo Giannico | Featured Question

A Shout out about Trout.

My husband and I are researching starting a small trout hatchery. Does the extension office provide support/information on aquaculture?

By Dave Landkamer, | Featured Question

Radiation Concern About Tuna

Is tuna fresh caught in Oregon waters safe to eat? I'm concerned about fallout from the Japanese tsunami.

By Jamie Doyle | Featured Question