Water management and conservation

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Kym Pokorny | Nov 22, 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

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.

Sep 2018 | OSU Sea Grant Publication

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

Oregon WaterWise for the Westside

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

Linda R. McMahan | Jun 2014 | Presentation

WaterWise Gardening

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

Jul 2018 | Collection

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

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