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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

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

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

Young frogs that were stressed as tadpoles move less on land, putting their survival at risk

May 2, 2019
New 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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Offer nectar to tempt hummingbirds to the garden

Apr 5, 2019
Hummingbirds are more than just beautiful in the garden, they also play a place in the ecosystem by eating bugs and pollinating.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Climate change negatively affects waterbirds in the American West

Mar 15, 2019
New research shows that recent climate change is having profound effects on wetlands across the American West – affecting birds that use these wetlands for breeding, migration and wintering.


 

By Chris Branam | News Story

Slime proves valuable in developing method for counting salmon in Alaska

Jan 2, 2019
Scientists have published a novel method for counting Pacific salmon – analyzing DNA from the slime the fish leave behind in their spawning streams.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Aspen is making a comeback in and around Yellowstone National Park, because of predators

Aug 30, 2018
The reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is tied to the recovery of aspen in areas around the park, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

New evidence of two subspecies of American pikas in Rocky Mountain National Park

Jul 11, 2018
Rocky Mountain National Park provides habitat for not one, but two subspecies of the American pika, a species thought to be closely connected with climate change, according to a new study.

By Chris Branam | News Story