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High Speed Hand Washing Basic Lesson Plan

The High Speed Hand Washing Basic Lesson Plan is used to teach the basic technique where hands are lathered up longer and groups can wash hands quicker. It can be used as a pre-curriculum lesson so food safety practices can be modeled during nutrition lessons before food is prepared or served. This lesson can be used indoors or outdoors with youth or adult groups. Adaptations for COVID-19 precautions are included.

Glenda Hyde, Beth Ann Wilson | Jul 2020 | Fact Sheet

Dig into hundreds of publications from OSU Extension online catalog

Have a gardening question? Find an answer in one of OSU Extension's publications.

Kym Pokorny | Nov 22, 2019 | News story

New analysis reveals challenges for drought management in Oregon’s Willamette River Basin

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.

Chris Branam | Jul 15, 2019 | News story

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

Chris Branam | Oct 11, 2018 | News story

NSF awards $1.8 million to OSU-Utah collaboration to estimate U.S. plant transpiration

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.

Chris Branam | Aug 29, 2018 | News story

WaterWise Gardening

Information on gardening techniques and recommended plants for water conservation and general watershed health.

Jul 2018 | Collection

StreamWebs: Student Stewardship Network Website

StreamWebs offers a suite of online applications for students to share and analyze their data and review the work of their peers.

Jul 2018 | OSU Sea Grant Publication

Stormwater Planters: Low-impact development fact sheet

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 ...

Derek Godwin | Jul 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog