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Explore Oregon as few ever have as we search for unknown caves. Meet Dr. Matt Mabery, Packy's birth father at the Oregon Zoo. See the berry botanic garden that takes a keen interest in protecting native plants and seeds.And enjoy a photo-essay of ice!

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Oregon Field Guide

Zoo Vet

Meet a Portland man who played a large role in changing how zoos handle animals.

Oregon Field Guide

Berry Botanic Garden

A botanical garden in Portland has taken keen interest in protecting native plants.

Oregon Field Guide

Lava Caves

Explore unknown caves in the lava fields of south central Oregon.

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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: March 20, 2008

Marmot Dam Removed; Fire Tower; Ice Worms (1910)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1910
Original Broadcast: February 21, 2008

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

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1909
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)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #1901
Original Broadcast: October 4, 2007


Major Support Provided By:
William K. Blount Family
Carol and Velma Saling Foundation

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

Special thanks for support by:
The Roundhouse Foundation, Nonnie Cole, Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Dr. Andrew McIvor and Dr. Maura Conlon McIvor