OPB | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | Sept. 04, 2014
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.
OPB | June 26, 2014
THURSDAY: The planned Salmonberry Corridor would trace 86 miles from Banks to Tillamook, often following railroad lines.
OPB | 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 | 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 | April 04, 2012
A new forest management plan would restrict access to thousands of miles of roads and trails in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
OPB | Aug. 12, 2011
Enchanted Forest, a theme park south of Salem, celebrates its 40th anniversary this week. How did it become an Oregon landmark?
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?
OPB | Aug. 31, 2010
How should recreation and conservation be balanced in the forests of the Northwest?
OPB | July 20, 2010
Where do economic and environmental sustainability meet in the woods?
OPB | March 19, 2010
In this rebroadast of a past episode of Think Out Loud we explore the life and the legacy of Scottish naturalist David Douglas.
OPB | Dec. 25, 2009
What's the story of the naturalist who named our natural world?