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

Jul 15, 2019
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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

OSU Environmental Leadership for Youth (ELY) Short Film - 2018

This video is about the OSU Environmental Leadership for Youth (ELY) program that invites a diversity of students from 8th to 12th grades in the Willamette Valley to be inspired by natural areas, watershed science and community engagement.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Economic analysis provides watershed moment for environmental groups

Oct 11, 2018
Economists have found that in the United States, watershed groups have had a positive impact on their local water quality. 

By Chris Branam | News Story

Ecological Effects of Tide Gate Upgrade or Removal: A Literature Review and Knowledge Synthesis

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.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Flooded Fields and Drainage Ditches of the Willamette Valley

Flooded fields and drainage ditches of the Willamette Valley / Habitat legacies for native fish and wildlife.

By Guillermo Giannico, | Video

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

Aug 29, 2018
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.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Oregon WaterWise for the Westside

Covers reasons to be concerned about WaterWise issues in Western Oregon.

By Linda McMahan, | Presentation

WaterWise Gardening

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

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