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Biking In Portland's Forest Park Draws Attention To Off-road Cycling Plan

OPB | Broadcast: April 3, 2017

Two representatives of the city's Off-Road Cycling Master Plan spoke to OPB's "Think Out Loud" about the proposal's benefits, but others have concerns about more biking in Forest Park.

Ducks In Final Four | Office Of Outdoor Recreation | News Roundtable

OPB | Broadcast: March 31, 2017

We talk about Ducks basketball, a proposed Office of Outdoor Recreation, and big news stories from the week.

Cape Kiwanda | Police Chief Mike Marshman | Tribes Protest Pipeline | School Bus Driver

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2016

We're exploring a variety of topics this hour: the collapse of a scenic Oregon  cliff; how officers are confronting gang violence  and homelessness in Portland; tribal reaction to a fossil fuel infrastructure; and school bus driving.

Many Dispensaries Plan To Balance Medical And Recreational Marijuana

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 30, 2015

We'll ask how some medical pot dispensaries are thinking about their new customer base, since as of Oct. 1, they'll be able to sell to those who are not marijuana card holder.

New Recreation Trail Would Go From Valley To Coast

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2014

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

Oregon Opens A New State Park, On The John Day River

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 20, 2013

Oregon is about to open its newest — and soon to be second-largest — state park: Cottonwood Canyon, on sixteen miles of the lower John Day River.

Swimming in the Willamette

OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2012

The sun has been out and the summer heat is rising, but are people using the Willamette River to keep cool?  

Retangling the Willamette River

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2011

Some environmental advocates think we should reconnect parts of the Willamette River with its traditional floodplains. How would this change the river as we know it?

The Value of Mount Hood

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2011

We're live from Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood to find out what the mountain means to you.

Having Fun in the Forest

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2010

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

Mt. Hood Search

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2009

What do you think when you look up at Mt. Hood?

Stayin' In

OPB | Broadcast: May 22, 2008

Do kids spend enough time outside?