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Environmental Update

OPB |Dec. 15, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on some of the environmental stories they've been following.

U.S. Forest Service Imposes Restrictions On Photos And Videos On Wilderness Land

OPB |Sept. 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll hear about the U.S. Forest Service's plan to limit photography and videography on certain protected lands.


New Study Says Urban Trees Significantly Reduce Pollution

OPB |Sept. 04, 2014 12:15 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll talk to the author of a new Portland State University study that looks at air quality and tree cover in different Portland neighborhoods.

New Recreation Trail Would Go From Valley To Coast

OPB |June 26, 2014 12:25 p.m.

THURSDAY: The planned Salmonberry Corridor would trace 86 miles from Banks to Tillamook, often following railroad lines.

Environmental Update On Tree Sits And China's Ban On NW Shellfish

OPB |Dec. 19, 2013 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: We'll hear from two of our EarthFix reporters about tree-sit protests and China's ban on shellfish from the Northwest.

Environmental Update

March 25, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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.

Closing Forest Roads

April 04, 2012 9:40 a.m.

A new forest management plan would restrict access to thousands of miles of roads and trails in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

Forty Years in an Enchanted Forest

Aug. 12, 2011 9:45 a.m.

Enchanted Forest, a theme park south of Salem, celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. How did it become an Oregon landmark?

Timber Payments?

July 19, 2011 9:06 a.m.

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

Volunteer Boards

April 19, 2011 9:20 a.m.

The governor makes appointments to more than 200 voluntary boards. How much power and influence do they hold and why do they do it?

Having Fun in the Forest

Aug. 31, 2010 9 a.m.

How should recreation and conservation be balanced in the forests of the Northwest?

Live from Enterprise: Logging

July 20, 2010 9 a.m.

Where do economic and environmental sustainability meet in the woods?

Rebroadcast: Discovering David Douglas

March 19, 2010 9 a.m.

In this rebroadast of a past episode of Think Out Loud we explore the life and the legacy of Scottish naturalist David Douglas.

Discovering David Douglas

Dec. 25, 2009 9 a.m.

What's the story of the naturalist who named our natural world?

A Forest Agreement

Dec. 21, 2009 9 a.m.

Are Eastern Oregon's timber wars over?

Carbon Offsets

Oct. 20, 2009 9 a.m.

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

Town Hall 2.0

Oct. 06, 2009 9 a.m.

How should government agencies use social networking?

Timber Investment Management

Sept. 02, 2009 9 a.m.

What happens when a forest is owned by an investment company?

The Switch: Biomass

June 24, 2009 9 a.m.

Where does wood fit in the Northwest's energy future?

Forest Values

June 02, 2009 9 a.m.

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

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