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Q&A: Steve Amen Of 'Oregon Field Guide' On Retirement, What's Next

OPB | March 23, 2017 12:30 p.m.

Steve Amen is retiring this year, and the next episode of "Oregon Field Guide" will be his last. He talks about his nearly three decades on the show — and what's next.

Environment | NW Life | local

Bend Says Goodbye To 'Oregon Field Guide' Host Steve Amen

OPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.

Recreation | NW Life | local

Avalanche Kills Legendary Mt. Bailey Ski Guide, Rick "Oz" Oswald

OPB | March 25, 2016 5:08 p.m. | March 25, 2016

Legendary Mt. Bailey ski guide Rick "Oz" Oswald died last week while guiding clients in the Mt. Bailey backcountry at 57. He was killed while performing avalanche control.

Forestry | Environment | NW Life | local | Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge

What You Should Know Before Entering Valhalla

OPB | Feb. 8, 2016 9:15 a.m.

Before you go off to explore Valhalla, with a half-full water bottle and a handful trail mix, keep this in mind: This amazing destination is very dangerous.

News | Recreation | NW Life | Health | local | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

20 Years Later: Hypothermia Is Still Hypothermia

OPB | Dec. 23, 2015 3:50 p.m.

About 400 times a year, search and rescue teams are deployed in Oregon. Most folks who get into trouble get lost in the snow, where the number one danger is death from hypothermia.

Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Behind The Scenes: Mt. St Helens Glacial Cave

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 midnight

A behind-the-scenes look at Oregon Field's story on Mt St Helens and Glacier Caves

News | Recreation | local

Portland Veteran Catches National Attention With Fishing Program

OPB | June 17, 2015 1:36 p.m. | Portland

A Portland nonprofit that brings urban youth and veterans together for fly fishing is getting national recognition for its unique program.

Environment | Think Out Loud

The Story Behind The Success Of The Oregon Chub

OPB | Feb. 23, 2015 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk with one of the Oregon fish biologists who helped save the little minnow that's native only to the Willamette Valley.

Think Out Loud

Diving Into The History Of The Rogue River

OPB | Feb. 7, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The Rogue River stars in the latest episode of Oregon Field Guide. We'll find out what makes it historically and ecologically unique. 

NW Life | Water

Oregon Field Guide's Michael Bendixen Breaks the Ice, Scuba Dives Frozen Lake

OPB | Oct. 10, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Oregon Field Guide videographer Michael Bendixen describes what it's like to scuba dive in a frozen lake.

Think Out Loud

Oregon Field Guide Year Ahead

OPB | Oct. 3, 2012 12:15 p.m.

We'll find out what's on the upcoming Oregon Field Guide season.

Think Out Loud

Oregon Field Guide Preview

OPB | Oct. 5, 2011 9:45 a.m.

What does the next season of Oregon Field Guide hold for viewers?