OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2017
We consider the forest conditions of the Eagle Creek Fire and listen in to OPB's "Class of 2025" podcast. Also, we talk about Amazon's quest for a second headquarters and the resignation of Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017
What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.
OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2017
Musician DJ Spooky was inspired by time he spent in the Western Cascades. Portland has a new plan for off-road cycling throughout the city. And jazz musician Darrell Grant performed music in Elliot State Forest.
OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 4, 2017
We bring you a conversation with George Atiyeh. He’s the nephew of former Oregon governor Vic Atiyeh, and the single biggest reason that the Opal Creek Wilderness was created 20 years ago.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 2, 2016
We discuss some big stories this week on our news roundtable, learn more about the sale of the Elliott State Forest and hear about efforts to reduce the use of solitary confinement in Oregon prisons.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2016
An entomologist tells us about an invasive species of earthworm. And we hear voices from the Tule Lake Pilgrimage, the biannual gathering remembering the experiences of the Japanese internment camp on the edge of Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 7, 2015
Portland is getting the country's first wooden high-rise building. How does it work and what does it mean?
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 12, 2015
We continue our "At Home" series with Carolyn and Ira Hodge, whose home burned down in the Canyon Creek fire a little over a month ago.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2015
The National Forest Service is already planning restoration projects after fires char Eastern Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2015
As firefighting costs have risen to more than half the Forest Service budget over the last 20 years, we talk to the Pacific Northwest's regional forest manager about what that means for restoration and more.
OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2015
Our regular check in with OPB's environmental reporters about a few stories they’ve been following.
OPB | Broadcast: May 27, 2015
Many wildfire policy experts say the goal with some wildfires isn't to stop the fire, but to manage the way they burn.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 15, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 26, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll hear about the U.S. Forest Service's plan to limit photography and videography on certain protected lands.
OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2014
THURSDAY: The planned Salmonberry Corridor would trace 86 miles from Banks to Tillamook, often following railroad lines.
OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 19, 2013
THURSDAY: We'll hear from two of our EarthFix reporters about tree-sit protests and China's ban on shellfish from the Northwest.
OPB | Broadcast: 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.
OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2012
A new forest management plan would restrict access to thousands of miles of roads and trails in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2011
Enchanted Forest, a theme park south of Salem, celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. How did it become an Oregon landmark?