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This season's premiere episode takes us to Crater Lake, where "Oregon Field Guide" joins three adventurous women who spend 4 days circumnavigating Crater Lake on x-country skis. And have you ever wondered how OPB manages to transmit its signal all the way across our state? And Parkdale in the winter stunning photo essay.

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NW Life | local | Recreation | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Circling Crater Lake In Winter Is No Summer Picnic

To circle Crater Lake in the summer is easy. In the winter, it is an entirely different story.

NW Life | Energy | local | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

OPB Tower Engineers Help Rural Community Stay Connected

OPB's field engineers are like the intrepid letter carriers, braving snow, wind, ice, scorning sun and everything in between to maintain the hardware that carries OPB’s radio and TV signals.

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

Photographing Parkdale In Winter

Parkdale, Oregon, is known for its agriculture, but the quiet winter months offer supreme opportunities for photography, especially with the majestic Mount Hood as its backdrop.

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Upcoming Broadcasts

Food From The Wild (2908)

November 22, 2:30 a.m. [OPB TV]

All Season 29

Food From The Wild (2908)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2908
Most Recent Broadcast: November 20, 2017

Mount Hood: Climbing Oregon's Highest Peak (2907)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2907
Most Recent Broadcast: November 16, 2017

Train Mountain, Big River Tug and Horse Logger (2906)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2906
Most Recent Broadcast: November 9, 2017

Oregon Desert Trail, Willamette Falls and Pyrosomes (2905)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2905
Most Recent Broadcast: November 2, 2017

Warner Canyon, Friends Of Trees, Climate And Butterflies (2904)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2904
Most Recent Broadcast: October 26, 2017

Rain Beetles, North Fork Smith River and Oil Pollution Art (2903)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2903
Most Recent Broadcast: October 19, 2017

Search For Oregon's Tallest Tree & Wallowa Mule Packer (2902)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2902
Most Recent Broadcast: October 12, 2017

Crater Lake Ski Expedition & Tower Engineers (2901)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #2901
Most Recent Broadcast: October 5, 2017


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