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Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle; Roberta's Savanna; Portland Rose Garden

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Water | Animals | Pacific Ocean | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

A story of dune grass, snowy plover protection, bulldozers and beetles. What it takes to save the world's fastest beetle on the Oregon coast.

Land | Sustainability | local | NW Life | Forestry | Communities | Flora and Fauna | Oregon Field Guide

Roberta's Savanna

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

Visit a rare white oak savanna located on the south side of West Linn, Oregon.

local | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Oregon Field Guide

A Year In The Portland Rose Garden

OPB | March 25, 2015 8:46 a.m.

Follow a year in the Portland Rose Garden with the man who has tended it for two decades.

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Oregon Field Guide, #2906

November 9, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

Oregon Field Guide, #2907

November 16, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

All Season 26

Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle; Roberta's Savanna; A Year In The Portland Rose Garden (2612)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2612
Most Recent Broadcast: April 2, 2015

Japan's Earthquake: Lessons for Oregon; Ross Island; Steens Aspen (2611)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2611
Original Broadcast: March 26, 2015

Giant Waves; Lake Abert Dries Up (2610)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2610
Original Broadcast: March 19, 2015

Hyla Woods; Oregon Chub Recovery; Airstream Camping (2609)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2609
Most Recent Broadcast: February 26, 2015

Rockfish; Railriders; Native Canoe Ride (2608)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2608
Most Recent Broadcast: February 19, 2015

Humongous Fungus; Forest Seed Orchard; Gorge Logging History; Malheur Wildlife Photo Essay (2607)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2607
Most Recent Broadcast: February 12, 2015

Gearhart Elk; Endurance Ride; Shed Antler Hunting (2606)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2606
Most Recent Broadcast: February 5, 2015

Wilderness photo essay; Osprey Rebound; Christmas Greens; Stumptown Skiing (2605)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2605
Most Recent Broadcast: November 20, 2014

Urban Youth & the Zen of Fly-fishing; Queen Bees; Snowcat Sculpting (2604)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2604
Most Recent Broadcast: November 13, 2014

Sandhill Cranes; Glide Wildflower Show; Zombie Survival Camp (2603)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2603
Most Recent Broadcast: November 6, 2014

Sage Grouse; Tim Palmer: On Oregon's Rivers; Working Goats (2602)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2602
Most Recent Broadcast: October 30, 2014

Discovery on Mount St. Helens; Wilderness Healing (2601)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2601
Most Recent Broadcast: October 23, 2014


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