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Some benefits of wasps

Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes. Although we tend to recoil from the sight of wasps as they visit our picnics, set up nests in the eaves of our buildings, or dart through our outdoor spaces, they are an ...

Leana Dickerson | Sep 2020 | Article

Nonlethal Bird Deterrent Strategies: Methods for reducing fruit crop losses in Oregon

Bird predation is a significant threat to marketable yields in fruit crops. Loss estimates are about 10% to 20% in blueberries, 5% to 30% in cherries, and 5% to 10% in grapes. However, some vineyard sites have reported up ...

Scott Lukas, Amanda Davis, Dana Sanchez, Linda Brewer | Sep 2020 | OSU Extension Catalog

Pandemic leads to unprecedented burst of questions to Ask an Expert tool

Questions have ballooned to 6,625 in the first half of 2020, more than all of the questions answered in 2019.

Kym Pokorny | Jul 29, 2020 | News story

Get Slugs out of your Garden!

Learn about different methods to keep slugs out of your garden. Make your own traps from items around your house.

Brooke Edmunds | Jun 2020 | Video

Oh Rats! Dealing with Non-native Rodents in the Garden

Join Dr. Dana Sanchez (Oregon State University Extension Wildlife Specialist) for a special session on managing rats in yards, gardens, and compost piles.

Dana Sanchez, Brooke Edmunds | May 2020 | Video

Dueling with Diggers: Gophers, Moles, Voles, and Ground Squirrels

This presentation will increase your understanding of the biology of common digging pests including gophers, moles, voles, and ground squirrels.

Dana Sanchez, Brooke Edmunds | Apr 2020 | Video

Standards for Bird Control in Vineyards

Birds can feed on ripening grape berries near harvest. Learn how to protect your grapes in a safe and legal manner. Provided by the Oregon Wine Growers Association and Willamette Valley Wineries.

Sep 2019 | Fact Sheet

Tips for keeping rats out of home and garden

When neighbors work together to discourage rats, the results are better than going it alone.

Kym Pokorny | Aug 16, 2019 | News story

Manage Wildlife Conflicts in Your Home and Garden

Our homes and gardens often overlap with spaces and resources used by wild animals, both native and non-native. A "shared habitat" situation can pose some challenges when the animals' day-to-day activities come into conflict with ...

Dana Sanchez | Mar 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

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.

Lauren Grand | Jan 2019 | Article