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Mt. Hood Or Wy'east?

OPB | Sept. 01, 2015

We discuss the origin of the name of Mt. Hood and explore Wy'east, which has long been thought to be a Native American name for the mountain.

Composer To Create Music Inspired By Crater Lake

OPB | Aug. 26, 2015

The Britt Music and Arts Festival has commissioned composer Michael Gordon to create a piece of music evoking Oregon's iconic national park.

Oregon Outback Ride Comes to a Halt

OPB | June 29, 2015

Donnie Kolb, c0-founder of the Oregon Outback, has announced the cancellation of the 364-mile bicycle ride.

What's The Best Way To Preserve Wilderness?

OPB | June 08, 2015

Some conservationists say wilderness must be left alone entirely, but others say if humans don't intercede, some species will be lost forever.

What Is The Value Of Nature?

OPB | Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: A paper co-authored by an OSU professor contributes to a long-standing conservation debate in environmental circles. 

REBROADCAST: Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB | Feb. 20, 2015

FRIDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB | Nov. 25, 2014

TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

How Can We Design A Better Hospital?

OPB | June 05, 2014

THURSDAY: Researcher Roger Ulrich is in Portland to meet with his research partners at Legacy Emanuel Hospital, as they launch studies about the effects of nature on health.

What Can Nature Teach us about National Security?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2012

Rafe Sagarin argues that the officials at the Pentagon could learn a thing or eight from an unlikely source: the octopus.

My Life as a Turkey

OPB | Nov. 16, 2011

The long-running PBS show, Nature, airs an unusual documentary on Wednesday night. We'll talk with Executive Producer Fred Kaufman about it.