Check out our variety of educational videos! See more videos on YouTube.
Protecting Migratory Pollinators (webinar)
An exploration of two less-recognized but extremely important pollinators: nectar-feeding bats and monarchs. Juan Moreira-Hernández and Gail Morris discuss these species' relationships to plants and flowers, habitat needs, effective conservation and management efforts, impacts of pesticides, and ways you can participate in community-based science to protect pollinators in your homes and communities.
Successes in Organic Hazelnut Production: Biodiversity and Management of Filbert Moth
Though 99% of U.S. hazelnuts are grown in Oregon, only 1% of these are grown organically. A new cooperative, Oregon Organic Hazelnuts, aims to change the statistics. Taylor Larson of My Brothers' Farm shares successes in Oregon organic hazelnut production.
Healthy Habitat Pollinator Series
Improve ecosystem health by creating habitat for pollinators and beneficial insects. This three part series walks you through the process and showcases successful habitat on farms, in yards and in community spaces.
An A-Maizing Opportunity for Farmers Series
Part 1: Restaurants and growers team up in Idaho to provide local, heirloom corn varieties for making tortillas. Idaho is experiencing new demand for heirloom corn, and farmer interest in trialing more than 20 varieties has blossomed. A-maizing things happened when we partnered with farmers in Southern Idaho to bulk the seed supply. Part 1 introduces the project and shows off the first seed varieties trialed. Part 2 shows what happened when farmers started growing the seed at a larger scale.
Living Wage: Perspectives through the Food Supply Chain
Living Wage is a short film that showcases the real-world stories of farmers and farm advocates — an exploration of how farmers can earn a living wage. Interviewees range from new and beginning to experienced organic farmers, agricultural economists, restaurateurs, and food system advocates.
Biological Control: Harnessing Nature in the Nursery Industry
An introduction to the basics of biological control for nursery and greenhouse growers, as well as community members concerned about pesticide use.
Managing Bed Bugs without Harmful Pesticides
This video discusses strategies for preventing and managing bed bugs without pesticides. It includes information about potential health risks of foggers, bug bombs, and other chemicals commonly used for bed bug treatment.
Alternatives in Action
Why Care About Pesticides?
This video provides an overview on pesticide use, its impacts on human health and the environment, and strategies for reducing pesticide use in your community.
Scouting for Mummy Berry
Mummy berry is a fungal disease that commonly infects blueberries. It is common in the northwest, mainly due to constant high levels of moisture throughout the year. Watch for tips on identifying and monitoring Mummy Berry disease in blueberries.
Mouse Control Series
These videos show non-chemical management of mice in urban buildings including exclusion, sanitation and trapping.