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Refuge Notebook: A summer of birdsong

...last three weeks of June when they have been historically conducted. That's where I - a biology intern from Oregon State University - came in. With the help of Supervisory Biologist John Morton I designed a pilot study to see if there has been...

...Kilimanjaro - Africa's highest peak - and played "Mighty Oregon" at the summit.Further, he persuaded an Oregon State University professor to document the feat on video for the Guinness Book of World Records.Turner, a tuba prodigy who grew...
Teachers learn to make the outdoors their classroom

...Trust, the Marys River Watershed Council, and Oregon State University's StreamWebs program.Moore said as the workshop...the mussels at the site are not reproducing. Oregon State University researchers have determined that some of the mussels...
Birdsong returns after Card Street Fire

...birds returning to the area soon after the fire passed. Mariah Stephens, a wildlife biology undergraduate at Oregon State University, came to the Kenai Peninsula for the summer to study bird behavior as an intern with the US Fish and Wildlife...
Garden out of control? Simplify seven perennials."- Downsize. "Eliminate some of that mowing and weeding," said Brooke Edmunds, an Oregon State University extension horticulturist. "Plant using lawn mixes that work even if they're not as frequently mowed. Use...
Lawn-care basics: how much to cut, irrigate, fertilize

...Irrigate frequently but not too heavily each time, said Alec Kowalewski, a professor and turf specialist at Oregon State University. "Turn your water on after Memorial Day," he said. Set the timer "for three times a week at a quarter of...
Students learn wilderness first response skills

CORVALLIS, Ore. - It's a cold and wet morning and Oregon State University student Alex Funk is hiking through the woods when he comes upon fellow student Molly Stiebber lying on the muddy forest floor...
What others say: Much to learn from 1998 rape case

...Brenda Tracy could become a memorable teacher for students - not to mention staff members and administrators - at Oregon State University.Tracy is the subject of a riveting three-part series by Oregonian sports columnist John Canzano. Here's...
Choose the right mulch for your garden

...Compost is used to feed crops; mulch is used to suppress weeds," said Daniel McGrath, a horticulturist with Oregon State University Extension. "Compost is decomposed organic matter that is generally higher in nutrients and relatively low in...
2014 Super Bowl winner revealed!

...Starbucks, don't drink their coffee!) and Clay "Rope-a-Dope" Bennett. My college team? I graduated from Oregon State University...Need I explain further? I've suffered through many seasons empty of optimism, and yet I just know that...


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