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This week on Oregon Field Guide. East Sand Island is home to a large colony of Cormorants who are feasting on wild salmon. Learn what the Army Corps intends to do to protect those salmon. Other stories this week - See how an Italian pasta machine and a doughnut maker might help regrow burned deserts. And can a mushroom save the honeybee? We end the night with a photo-essay of Oregon's lighthouses.

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Animals | Politics | Environment | Land use | Oregon Field Guide

Cormorant vs. Salmon

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 midnight

Thousands of cormorants are to be killed because they eat so many salmon.

Environment | Land use | Agriculture | Land | Oregon Field Guide

Pasta And Doughnut Machines Reinvent Range Restoration with Sagebrush Tortellini

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 8:30 p.m.

How can a pasta machine help sagebrush landscapes grow back after fire?

Oregon Field Guide

Could a Mushroom Save a Honeybee

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 midnight

Honeybees throughout the United States have been struggling for nearly a decade.

Oregon Field Guide

Lighthouse Photo Essay

OPB | Oct. 13, 2011 8:30 p.m.

Wonder at the beauty of Oregon's coastal lighthouses.

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