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Fired Up For The Great Oregon Steam-Up

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2017

The Great Oregon Steam-Up is a chance to check out the steam-powered high-tech of yesteryear.

Owyhee River Journey

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2017

"Oregon Field Guide" joins geologist Dr. Liz Safran and river guide Audrey Gehlhausen for a journey through the geologic wonderland of the Owyhee Canyonlands.

John Day River Paddleboarding

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 6, 2016

A stand-up paddleboard adventure down the John Day River, the longest undammed river in Oregon.

Invasive Species BBQ

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 11, 2016

A group of ecologists cook up a clever way to address the problem of invasive species – one bite at a time.

Swan Transplants

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 18, 2016

Biologists relocate young trumpeter swans from Alaska and Wyoming to boost populations in Oregon.

Cormorant vs. Salmon

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 15, 2015

Thousands of cormorants are to be killed because they eat so many salmon.

Roberta's Savanna

OPB | Broadcast: April 2, 2015

Visit a rare white oak savanna located on the south side of West Linn, Oregon.

Giant Waves

OPB | Broadcast: March 19, 2015

Giant waves create a spectacular show on the southern Oregon coast.


OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 18, 2015

Pedal powered "railriders" cruise an abandoned rail line between Joseph and Enterprise, Oregon. It's one of the first legal  excursions of its kind in the country.

Gearhart Elk Herd

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 5, 2015

Gearhart is a seaside vacation town... right in the middle of elk habitat.

Hiker Discovers Railroad History Hidden In Columbia Gorge

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2015

A hiker finds long lost evidence of a spider web of railroad lines used to cut down trees in the gorge.

Oregon Families Collect Antlers Without Killing Deer or Elk

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2015

Oregon families collect deer antlers without killing any animals.

Mustangs of Oregon: Wild Horses in Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 30, 2014

Oregon Field Guide special: Mustangs of Oregon. Wild horses are in crisis as more now live in captivity than in the wild.

Ice Crawlers

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2013

Small caramel-colored grylloblattids, or Ice Crawlers, thrive where few insects can: in Oregon’s mountain snow fields.

Amphibian Declines Driven by Complex Causes

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 31, 2013

Twenty years of research confirms amphibians are still declining and the causes are complex.