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News Roundtable: Jan. 15, 2016 | 'Once They Were Hats'

OPB | Jan. 15, 2016

We talk with our rotating panel of news watchers about some of the big stories of the week, and then with the author of "Once They Were Hats," a new natural history of the beaver.

Environmental Update On Bees And Trees

OPB | July 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with EarthFix reporters about banning bee-harming pesticides, a new controversial logging method, and more.

Environmental Update On Oil, Logging, Climate Change & More

OPB | Nov. 20, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Members of our Earthfix team update us about oil, logging, a recent climate change poll and more.

Increasing Penalties For Logging Protests

OPB | May 02, 2013

The Oregon House just passed two bills that would restrict protests that aim to block logging operations on state forest lands.

Environmental Update

OPB | March 25, 2013

We check in with Earthfix's Amelia Templeton about Supreme Court's ruling on northwest logging roads and a draft bill that would restore tribal lands in western Oregon.

Environmental Update

OPB | June 25, 2012

Will the Supreme Court take up the issue of whether or not logging roads should be subject to the Clean Water Act?

Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 21, 2012

Two new bills were introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives which could increase the revenue some Northwest counties receive from federal forestland.

Timber Payments?

OPB | July 19, 2011

Timber payments are set to expire at the end of September — what's happening in Congress to come up with a solution?

Live from Enterprise: Logging

OPB | July 20, 2010

Where do economic and environmental sustainability meet in the woods?

The Reality of Reality TV

OPB | Feb. 05, 2010

Oregon's reality tv stars speak out about the reality of reality tv.

A Forest Agreement

OPB | Dec. 21, 2009

Are Eastern Oregon's timber wars over?

Obama Rolls Back Bush Logging Plan

OPB | July 17, 2009

What do you think of the Obama administration's roll-back of the WOPR?

Forest Values

OPB | June 02, 2009

What's the best way to assess the value of a forest?

To Burn or Not to Burn?

OPB | April 14, 2009

Should field burning be banned in Oregon?

Age Old Question

OPB | Nov. 17, 2008

How old is old growth?

Forests on a Diet

OPB | Aug. 11, 2008

Is thinning the panacea to forest ills?

What's an Uncut Forest Worth?

OPB | July 31, 2008

Oregon's standing forests and the global carbon market.

Life After Timber?

OPB | June 10, 2008

How are Oregon's rural counties coping with the possible loss of federal timber payments?

Spotty Recovery

OPB | June 02, 2008

What are the implications of a newly discovered threat to spotted owls?

Digging Into the Farm Bill

OPB | May 16, 2008

Does the Farm Bill provide pork... or necessary aid to struggling industries?