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Explore Oregon's geologic wonder, the High Lava Plains, We'll show you why dragonflies are one of the most colorful and diverse species in Oregon. Witness another environmental success story when quail return to the Steens Mountain. And Stout Mountain is virtually untouched offering us a rare glimpse of the region's natural diversity.

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Oregon Field Guide

High Lava Plains

OPB | Feb. 8, 2007 12:30 p.m.

Explore an Oregon geologic wonder: the High Lava Plains, like nowhere else on Earth.

Oregon Field Guide

Mountain Quail

OPB | Feb. 8, 2007 12:30 p.m.

Witness another environmental success story when the quail return to Steens Mountain.

Oregon Field Guide

Dragonfly Watching

OPB | Feb. 8, 2007 12:30 p.m.

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All Season 18

Fort Stevens Re-enactment; Mountain Man Rendezvous; Primitive Living (1812)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1812
Original Broadcast: March 22, 2007

Talus Caves; Adventure Photographer; Global Warming and Vineyards (1811)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1811
Original Broadcast: February 22, 2007

Mars Rover; Pond Turtles; Tram Story; Ironworkers (1810)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1810
Original Broadcast: February 15, 2007

High Lava Plains; Dragonfly Watching; Mountain Quail; Stout Mountain Photo Essay (1809)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1809
Original Broadcast: February 8, 2007

Bird Flu; Green Crabs; Borax Lake Chub; Mickey Hot Springs Photo Essay (1808)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1808
Original Broadcast: February 1, 2007

Burrowing Owls; Carpenter Ants; Crosscut Sawyer (1807)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1807
Original Broadcast: November 17, 2006

Steens Archeology; Metro's Greenspace Program; Olympia Oysters; Valley of the Giants Photo Essay (1806)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1806
Original Broadcast: November 9, 2006

Middle Owyhee River; Fish Hatchery Lab; Anthony Lakes Skiing (1805)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1805
Original Broadcast: November 3, 2006

Wildcat Haven; Walking History Tour of Portland; Freshwater Mussels (1804)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1804
Original Broadcast: October 27, 2006

Wave Energy; Salmon Tracking; Skateboarding (1803)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1803
Original Broadcast: October 20, 2006

Managing Cougar Populations; Indian Village Excavation; Kayak Fishing (1802)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1802
Original Broadcast: October 13, 2006

Sudden Oak Death; Restoring Animal Corridors (1801)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1801
Original Broadcast: October 6, 2006


Major Support Provided By: Dorothy D. Gage

Additional Support Provided By: the Coit Family Foundation, Fred and Clara Dolen Charitable Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Christine and David Vernier, and the Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by: The Roundhouse Foundation, Jon and Nancy Decherd, Bonnie and Peter Reagan