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Planting Oregon White Oak Trees

Oak habitat is in decline Oregon white oak trees (Quercus garryana) provide a key habitat in Washington County. Oak trees are known as a tolerant […]

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When Oregon Ash Goes Missing: What the Arrival of EAB Means for the Tualatin River Watershed

Oregonians don’t exalt ash trees the way they do other native trees. That’s no slight to the good people of Oregon. It’s a statement to […]

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An adult emerald ash borer feeds on an ash tree leaf.

The Emerald Ash Borer Has Arrived in Oregon

For twenty years, a pretty little insect has been traveling across the nation and it has finally arrived in Oregon, as specialists knew it eventually […]

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What is Biodiversity and Why Does It Matter For You?

Biodiversity is a hot topic these days. All around us, there’s talk about the earth’s most beautiful animals creeping ever closer to extinctionWhen an entire […]

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Understory Diversity

Laminated Root Rot: The Inconspicuous Tree Disease

Fungi play a major role in forest ecology. Similar to bacteria and certain critters (like worms, snails, beetles, and termites), fungi facilitate nutrient cycling through […]

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Douglas Fir Bark Beetle Die Back

Douglas Fir Bark Beetle: The Forest Pest Every Woodland Owner Should Know

Whether you’re a woodland hobbyist who enjoys the rural lifestyle or a forest owner who makes a living producing forest products, maintaining healthy forests requires […]

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