barbed wire

Getting rid of barbed wire

There are no cattle left on the Pine Creek Conservation Area in Central Oregon. But there’s plenty of barbed wire fence. Now, a group of back country volunteers are determined to remove the dangerous, derelict fencing from the area before it becomes federally protected wilderness.

SciTech Now Episode 247

In this episode of SciTech Now, wildlife volunteers in Oregon set out into the desert to remove barbed wire and fencing from nature; how complex scientific ideas gain acceptance; the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, may not be integral to all cells; and a team of researchers uses the unique properties of the Jersey […]