Now Playing:


Geologists are now convinced that ancient, monstrous earthquakes and tsunami waves have battered the Oregon coast again and again. Given its violent past, the big question is, "can it happen again?" And squirrels, take a look a the animal we all take for granted!

Segments in this Episode

Oregon Field Guide

Coastal Tsunami

OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

Tsunami waves have battered the Oregon coast in the past, so will it happen again?

Oregon Field Guide


OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

A look at the tree squirrel, one of our most familiar and least studied wild animals.

Oregon Field Guide


OPB | Feb. 1, 1997 7:30 p.m.

Follow Oregon Field Guide

Send Oregon Field Guide A Message

Upcoming Broadcasts

Oregon Field Guide, #2903

October 19, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

All Season 8

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