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Pika

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 midnight

Pikas are the adorable masters of the high country. These potato-sized members of the rabbit family squeak like plush toys and live among the rocks and under deep blankets of snow on the highest cascade peaks. So why are thousands of them living just a few hundred feet above sea level in the Columbia River Gorge?

Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Oregon Field Guide

Monarchs And Milkweed

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8:30 p.m.

Oregonians help monarch butterflies with the one plant they need to survive: milkweed.

Oregon Field Guide

Invasive Species BBQ

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8:30 p.m.

A group of ecologists cook up a clever way to address the problem of invasive species – one bite at a time.

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