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Big Wave Surf

OPB | Oct. 11, 2007 1:30 p.m.

Surfers from around the world visit the Oregon coast in search of a notoriously big wave.

Oregon Field Guide

Plover Habitat

OPB | Oct. 11, 2007 1:30 p.m.

Biologists are using some unconventional methods to restore habitat for snowy plovers.

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Return to Opal Creek

OPB | Oct. 11, 2007 1:30 p.m.

We revisit the Opal Creek Wilderness 11 years after it was granted federal protection.

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Mount St. Helens Mysteries; Tilikum Center; Lake Oswego Rowing (1912)

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Original Broadcast: March 27, 2008

Diamond Lake Chub; Umatilla Contaminated Fish; Youth Corps (1911)

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Original Broadcast: February 21, 2008

Invasive Species: The View from China; ODOT Troubleshooters; Reptile Fossils (1909)

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Original Broadcast: February 14, 2008

Klamath Levee Blast; Cycle Oregon; Antarctic Research (1908)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1908
Original Broadcast: February 7, 2008

Toad Crossing; Wind Turbine School; Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp (1907)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1907
Original Broadcast: November 15, 2007

Christmas Valley Dunes' Fossils; Spider Woman; East Side Big Pipe/Sewer (1906)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1906
Original Broadcast: November 8, 2007

Canyoneering; Ocean Net Recovery; Rock Art (1905)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1905
Original Broadcast: November 1, 2007

Lava Caves; Zoo Vet; Berry Botanic Garden (1904)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1904
Original Broadcast: October 25, 2007

Wolf Eels; Audubon Care Center; Northwest Trek (1903)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1903
Original Broadcast: October 18, 2007

Big Wave Surf; Plover Habitat; Return to Opal Creek (1902)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1902
Original Broadcast: October 11, 2007

Elk Babies; Quagga Mussels; Paulina Lake Lodge (1901)

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Original Broadcast: October 4, 2007


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