Water management and conservation
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In Oregon’s Willamette River Basin, managing water scarcity would be more effective if conservation measures were introduced in advance and upstream from the locations where droughts are likely to cause shortages, according to a new study.
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality.
This document reports on findings, conclusions and recommendations derived from scientific literature and knowledge regarding the effectiveness of tide gate removal or upgrade in improving conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish species.
Flooded fields and drainage ditches of the Willamette Valley / Habitat legacies for native fish and wildlife.
With a $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation, scientists at Oregon State University and the University of Utah are teaming up to make initial estimates of U.S. plant transpiration.
Covers reasons to be concerned about WaterWise issues in Western Oregon.
Information on gardening techniques and recommended plants for water conservation and general watershed health.
Stormwater planters are like rain gardens: They capture runoff and filter out sediment and pollutants. Unlike rain gardens, stormwater planters are contained in structures made of wood, stone, brick, or concrete. You could call them "rain gardens in a box." Explore the two different kinds of stormwater planters and how each manages runoff.