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Increasing the abundance of a threatened or endangered species can deliver large economic benefits

Aug 14, 2019
A 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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Creating habitat

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!

By Rose Clarke, Jon Wagner | Article

Hidden world of stream biodiversity revealed through water sampling for environmental DNA

Jul 23, 2019
For the first time, researchers have used a novel genomics-based method to detect the simultaneous presence of hundreds of organisms in a stream.

By Chris Branam | News Story

How can we help our captive fawn?

A new fawn has been born in our horses 7 acre "dry lot" turnout. I have seen the mother and the little one looks healthy. We live in Central Oregon and the dry lot is primarily Juniper trees and Mustard weed because the horses have eaten any natural grasses. The fence is 4 ft. high so the fawn is...

By Dana Sanchez, | Featured Question

Balancing weed control, fuels reduction, and wildlife

While it can be challenging to find the balance, there is much that we can do to meet our objectives for wildlife while controlling weeds and reducing fuels. Recent research at OSU can help us make informed decisions about some of the tradeoffs.

By Glenn Ahrens, | Article

Extreme draining of Oregon reservoir aids young salmon and eliminates invasive fish

May 21, 2019
Low-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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Barring wildlife helps get your space back

May 17, 2019
Sometimes, it's best to learn to live with the animals that also call our gardens home.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

New scat study provides clues to puzzling existence of Humboldt martens in Oregon Dunes

May 1, 2019
Researchers are chipping away at solving a biological mystery on the central Oregon coast: the existence of an isolated population of a small but fierce forest predator that makes its home in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Can I purchase frog eggs?

I noticed a decline in frogs in my pond in Hood River, Oregon. I would like to re-establish them, but I'm not having any luck finding frog eggs to purchase. Any suggestions?

By Michael O'Loughlin | Featured Question

Wildlife Cameras: a snapshot of what you need to know

There are many fun and educational benefits to placing a wildlife camera on your property. With the help of these cameras, you can develop a cumulative list of the diversity of wildlife species found on your property to supplement the wildlife section of your property’s management plan.

By Lauren Grand, | Article