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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

Why is my patio turning black?

My pergola and wooden fence, even rocks and stone are getting black residue. Is it mold?

By Diana Rohlman, PhD | Featured Question

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

Cluster flies: noisy but harmless

Large flies buzz and annoy, clustering together around windows and knocking into lampshades. These are cluster flies — noisy but harmless flies that enter homes through cracks and gaps.

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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