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Environment | Forestry | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Puts Popular Gorge Trails Off Limits Until Spring

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 13, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Some of the most popular hiking trails in the Columbia River Gorge are inside the perimeter of the Eagle Creek wildfire. Officials say that means they’ll be closed for at least six months.

Communities | Land use | Forestry | Recreation | Technology | Environment

New Interactive Maps Bring The World (Wide Web) To Oregon Trails

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2015 noon | Ashland, Oregon

An Oregon environmental group spent the summer lugging a 40-pound Google Trekker camera around trails on public lands.  Now its virtual tours are live online.

Flora and Fauna | Communities | Land | Environment

Oregon Dunes Off-Road Enthusiasts Lose Trails, Gain Riding Area

OPB | Feb. 2, 2015 3:30 p.m. | Reedsport, Ore.

Off-road enthusiasts and environmentalists are both skeptical of a Forest Service plan for motorized vehicles at the Oregon Dunes.

Communities | Land | Sports | Forestry | Environment

Outdoor Enthusiasts Join Wildlife Officials To Tackle 'Renegade Trails'

OPB | Jan. 20, 2015 6:45 a.m.

If you’ve hiked anywhere in the Northwest, there’s a good chance you’ve seen an illegal trail.