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Ponding, Plugging, & Pugging: How to Care for Wet Spring Soils

With another long, wet spring on the horizon for the Pacific Northwest, particular attention should be paid to take care of wet spring soils. As rainfall continues, rivers swell, and fields are...

By Elizabeth Murphy


Winter Farmscaping – Enhancing Riparian Vegetation along Ponds and Waterways

Farmscaping describes a broad range of activities that improve the diversity of a small farm to enhance the ecosystem services it provides, including enhancing beneficial organisms for pest management...

By Elizabeth Murphy

OSU Extension Catalog

Woodland Ponds: A Field Guide

This field guide describes in detail the steps woodland landowners would take to build a large pond on their properties. The guide describes the planning, permitting and construction of the pond, and includes sections on maintaining and repairing woodland ponds. It also describes the aesthetic...

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How to build a simple pond for native frogs

Jun 10, 2011
With minimal effort, you can attract Pacific chorus frogs to your property.

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Create a garden pond for wildlife

Dec 12, 2008
How to create a garden pond to attract wildlife

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