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See how a Central Oregon community comes together to help nature out during a massive migration of tiny toads. We take you to a classroom three hundred feet in the air to learn all about wind turbines and what it takes to keep them spinning. And meet some amazing campers who conquer their fears and disabilities at a camp emphasizing what they can do, rather than what they can't.

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Toad Crossing

OPB | Nov. 15, 2007 12:30 p.m.

An army of children come to the rescue of baby toads as they set out for life as adults.

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Wind Turbine School

OPB | Nov. 15, 2007 12:30 p.m.

Visit a classroom three hundred feet in the air to learn all about wind turbines.

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October 19, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

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

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

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Original Broadcast: February 7, 2008

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

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Original Broadcast: November 15, 2007

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

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Original Broadcast: November 8, 2007

Canyoneering; Ocean Net Recovery; Rock Art (1905)

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Original Broadcast: November 1, 2007

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

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Original Broadcast: October 25, 2007

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

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Original Broadcast: October 18, 2007

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

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Original Broadcast: October 11, 2007

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

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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