OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 2, 2017
Author Peter Fromm spent months alone in the wilderness babysitting growing salmon eggs. We also discuss what life is like for in-home care giving, just ahead of a local screening of a new documentary.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 1, 2017
Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2016
We hear from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) from the Democratic National Convention and talk to an Uber driver in Philadelphia. We'll also discuss an effort to reintroduce salmon to the upper Malheur River.
OPB | Broadcast: March 1, 2016
We'll hear about a bill that would allow pharmacists to prescribe a drug that helps reduce the effects of opioid overdoses. Then we'll get an update on Oregon's $50 a term community college program. Plus, a new study looks at the dramatic impact hatcheries have on the genes of steelhead trout.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 3, 2015
We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.
OPB | Broadcast: March 30, 2015
MONDAY: We'll check in with our EarthFix reporter, Cassandra Profita, about stories she's following.
OPB | Broadcast: March 16, 2015
TUESDAY: Not all dams are bad for salmon.
OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2014
MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will give us an update on the disease affecting sea stars in the Pacific ocean and a plan to kill thousands of birds preying on endangered salmon.
OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll talk with the EarthFix and OPB reporters about landslides, lawsuits against hatcheries, and a pesticide dump cover-up.
OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2014
FRIDAY: Two of the country's largest grocery chains have joined a long list of stores that won't sell genetically engineered salmon.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2014
THURSDAY: We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.
OPB | Broadcast: June 11, 2012
What do we know about the deaths of 20 sea lions in the past two months in Oregon and Washington?
OPB | Broadcast: May 30, 2012
A disease that has promted B.C. fisheries to kill nearly 600,000 fish has turned up in Washington state fish farms for the first time.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2011
Two weeks ago, the base of the Condit Dam was blown up, and the White Salmon River flowed free for the first time in a century. What happens now?
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 21, 2011
A virus that has devastated Atlantic salmon populations was discovered in two sockeye salmon in British Columbia.
OPB | Broadcast: May 7, 2010
How do fish hatcheries impact the wild salmon population?