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  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Olson, John; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-01)
    Among the many birds attracted to gardens, hummingbirds can be the most appealing. Not only are these “garden jewels” fun to watch, hummingbirds play an important role in our environment by pollinating flowers and fee ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Cates, Douglas; Olson, John; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-01)
    The study of reptiles and amphibians is called herpetology. The word “herps” comes from the same root word. Herps in your landscape are fun to watch, interesting to learn about, and a benefit to your local ecology. Yo ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Mulanax, M. (Matthew); Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2006-09)
    The black-capped chickadee is a common North American bird. Chickadees can be seen in small fields collecting seeds and insects. They also feed at the edges of forests. These birds like to visit bird feeders.
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Cates, Douglas; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-06)
    Oregon has 45 species of birds that nest in holes (cavities) in rotting or dead trees (snags). But, though they are very valuable for wildlife, many snags in urban areas are cut down and removed for aesthetic reasons ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Washington State University. Extension; University of Idaho. Extension; United States. Dept. of Agriculture; Allen, N. (Nancy); Pacific Northwest Cooperative Extension ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-07)
    Two factors have led to curtailment of some lethal methods of combating sheep predators and limit the use of others: changes in public attitudes and more restrictive state and federal regulations. Ranchers now use more ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Donovan, B. (Ben); Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2007-04)
    Of all the snakes in North America, humans probably encounter common garter snakes most often. There are four types of garter snakes in Oregon: the common garter snake, western aquatic garter snake, western terrestrial ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; DeCalesta, David S.; Asman, K.; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2003-05)
    Pocket gophers girdle (remove bark from) the bases of conifer seedlings and saplings, causing significant economic losses. This publication will help you design a program to reduce or eliminate gopher damage to seedl ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Lamb, Stephanie; Chambers, Sommer; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002)
    Butterflies are some of the most beautiful, fragile animals in nature, sometimes called “flying flowers.” Butterflies and moths pollinate flowers, and both adults and larvae are an important food source for birds, bat ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Lamb, Stephanie; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002)
    Of all the habitat features that can attract wildlife to your yard, a pond could be the most rewarding. Most animals need water to drink, and many use water for feeding, bathing, breeding, regulating body heat, restin ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Chambers, Sommer; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-06)
    Bats play an important role in controlling insect populations. In North America, bats are the primary predators of night-flying insects. Some species of bats can capture several hundred insects an hour, including in ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Grunberg, M. (Mindy); Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2007-04)
    Dragonflies can be found in almost any wetland area. They are large, beautiful insects that come in a variety of sizes and colors.
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Henning, Eric; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-06)
    Feeding wild birds has become one of America’s favorite hobbies. It’s easy to attract birds to your yard, and there are many different ways to do so. The most common way is to put out bird feeders for them. Many wild b ...
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Schumacher, L. (Laura); Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2006-09)
    Little brown bats are one of the most common bats in Oregon and the United States. Their scientific name is Myotis lucifugus. The group of bats in the genus Myotis are called the “mouse-eared” bats.
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Hosty, Maureen; Wieske, Susan; Livesay, Maggie; Allen, N. (Nancy); Herron, Amy (Corvallis, Or. : Extension Service, Oregon State University, 2005-10)
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Hosty, Maureen; Livesay, Maggie; Allen, N. (Nancy); Wieske, Susan; White, David; Galloway, Robin; Fisher, Jessica (Corvallis, Or. : Extension Service, Oregon State University, 2008-04)
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Hosty, Maureen; Engeldinger, Joan; Livesay, Maggie; Allen, N. (Nancy); Wieske, Susan; Leatherwood, Mary; White, David J.; Fisher, Jessica; Albert, Lisa; Galloway, Robin; Herron, Amy; Schmidt, Mary Ann; Bourdeau, Virginia D. (Corvallis, Or. : Extension Service, Oregon State University, 2005-10)
  • Oregon State University. Extension Service; Henning, Eric; Kelly, J.; Kyles, K.; Allen, N. (Nancy) ([Corvallis, Or.] : Oregon State University, Extension Service, 2002-06)
    Deer grazing outside your window can be a welcome sight, unless the deer are eating your favorite flowers. Their spring and summer browsing can kill or severely damage young garden and landscape plants. Once deer are ...

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