Ponds

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

Article

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

Article

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

Pond Construction and Maintenance

Presentation

Building a pond on your land, Types of Ponds, Pond Water Sources, Pond Sizing, Pond Location for Gravity Pressure, Do’s and Don’ts of Pond Construction and Repair

Pond Construction and Maintenance

Presentation

Building a pond on your land, Types of Ponds, Pond Water Sources, Pond Sizing, Pond Location for Gravity Pressure, Do’s and Don’ts of Pond Construction and Repair

Woodland Ponds: A Field Guide

OSU Extension Catalog

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...

The Wildlife Garden: Create a Garden Pond for Wildlife

OSU Extension Catalog

This publication describes how to build a simple pond to attract wildlife, and how to keep it safe and healthy for wildlife and for you.
feeding swans in a pond

How to build a simple pond for native frogs

News Story

Jun 10, 2011
With minimal effort, you can attract Pacific chorus frogs to your property.
feeding swans in a pond

Create a garden pond for wildlife

News Story

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

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