Now Playing:

TV

Segments in this Episode

Oregon Field Guide

Effigy Beach

OPB | Nov. 20, 2008 12:30 p.m.
Oregon Field Guide

Celilo Falls, A History Revealed

OPB | Nov. 20, 2008 12:30 p.m.

Celilo Falls has been the center of an emotional controversy for more than fifty years. We all know it disappeared when the Columbia River was dammed but some tribal members believe the government blew it up first. You'll see brand new history-making images which might finally settle the matter.

Follow Oregon Field Guide

Send Oregon Field Guide A Message

Upcoming Broadcasts

Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge (2709)

August 27, 3:30 p.m. [OPB PLUS]

All Season 20

Jim Newman Salute (2015)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2015
Original Broadcast: September 24, 2009

Eagle Cap Extreme; Portland Biking; Summer Lake Revisit (2014)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2014
Original Broadcast: March 26, 2009

Cats & Birds; Kayak Fishing; Multibeam Sonar; Spotted Owl Update (2013)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2013
Original Broadcast: March 19, 2009

Hummingbird Flight; Malheur Refuge Carp; Return to Mount St. Helens (2012)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2012
Original Broadcast: February 26, 2009

Feral Pigs; Fish Cam; Siletz Photo Essay; Wetland Farming (2011)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2011
Original Broadcast: February 19, 2009

Catlin Gabel Forest Restoration; Condor Nest Search; Deschutes River Recreation (2010)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2010
Original Broadcast: February 12, 2009

Hut to Hut Biking; Pine Bark Beetles; Stream Temperature (2009)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2009
Original Broadcast: February 5, 2009

Celilo Revealed; Effigy Beach (2008)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2008
Original Broadcast: November 20, 2008

Beeswax Ship; Electric Drag Racing; Native Bumblebees (2007)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2007
Original Broadcast: November 13, 2008

Mt Washington Climb; Slugs; Umpqua Fish Watcher (2006)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2006
Original Broadcast: November 6, 2008

Amphibian Disease; Immersive Media; Oregon Garden Update; Vole Holes (2005)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2005
Original Broadcast: October 30, 2008

Fishers; Reptile Hunter; Terns & Cormorants (2004)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2004
Original Broadcast: October 23, 2008

Bagby Hot Springs; Bighorn Pneumonia; Rhododendron Garden; Spirit Lake Photo Essay (2003)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2003
Original Broadcast: October 16, 2008

Saltmakers; Undersea Eruptions; Underwater Fossils (2002)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2002
Original Broadcast: October 9, 2008

20th-Anniversary Special (2001)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2001
Original Broadcast: October 2, 2008


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