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A story behind the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife plans for more overpasses for wildlife that will save both wildlife and drivers. See what went wrong on a behind-the-scenes look at a 2014 story of a Field Guide shoot on Mt St Helens, and discover sand labyrinths created by resident Denny Dyke in Bandon.

Segments in this Episode

Fish & Wildlife | Land | Land use | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Wildlife Crossings Reduce Collisions And Save Lives

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 8:30 p.m.

Oregon's first wildlife crossing saves lives of deer and drivers. Now ODOT plans another crossing.

Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Behind The Scenes: Mt. St Helens Glacial Cave

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 midnight

A behind-the-scenes look at Oregon Field's story on Mt St Helens and Glacier Caves

Oregon Field Guide

Sand Labyrinth

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 midnight

Denny Dyke's labyrinth drawings in the sand last as long as the tides dictate.

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All Season 27

Backyard Habitat & 2nd-Graders at the Bay (2713)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2713
Most Recent Broadcast: March 24, 2016

Buzz Holmstrom & 1 Million Plants In A Year (2712)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2712
Most Recent Broadcast: February 25, 2016

Swan Transplants & Alvord Gliders (2711)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2711
Most Recent Broadcast: February 18, 2016

Pika, Monarchs & Milkweed and Invasive Species BBQ (2710)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2710
Most Recent Broadcast: February 11, 2016

Discovering Valhalla: Oregon's Hidden Gorge (2709)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2709
Most Recent Broadcast: February 4, 2016

Christmas Ships, Waterfall Hunters & Moving Meacham Creek (2708)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2708
Most Recent Broadcast: November 19, 2015

Hole in the Lake, Gravity Sport and Tenkara (2707)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2707
Most Recent Broadcast: November 12, 2015

Sea Lions and Oyster Meroir (2706)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2706
Most Recent Broadcast: November 5, 2015

Desert Frogs, Halfway Calendar and Snowkiting (2705)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2705
Most Recent Broadcast: October 29, 2015

Urban Beavers, Dam Removals, Sandcastle Contest and Photogeology Tour (2704)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2704
Most Recent Broadcast: October 22, 2015

Cormorant vs. Salmon Pasta Seed Pods, Could a Mushroom Save a Honeybee & Lighthouse Photoessay (2703)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2703
Most Recent Broadcast: October 15, 2015

Wildlife Crossings, Behind-the-Scenes Mt. St. Helens Glacial Cave & Sand Labyrinth (2702)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2702
Most Recent Broadcast: October 8, 2015

Unprepared: An Oregon Field Guide Special (2701)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2701
Most Recent Broadcast: October 1, 2015


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