Upcoming Airdates

High Cascades Springs

OPB | Feb. 1, 2004 7:30 p.m.

Pure mountain spring water gushes from the ground high up in the Cascade Mountains. Forest Service hydrologist, Gordon Grant, studies these springs which originate from ancient underground resevoirs. The resevoirs are fed by winter snowfall that melts and percolates through the rock and soil. Eventually these frigid springs feed into the Willamette River a hundred miles away.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: Jim Newman

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Thanks to our Sponsors:
become a sponsor

Oregon Field Guide Extras

Our videographers and producers often capture great scenes that don't make it on the air or are worth seeing in their own web shorts. Here's a chance to explore their favorite bonus videos.

Watch our web extras »

Thanks to our Sponsors
become a sponsor

Funding provided by

Major Support Provided By:

  • Dorothy D. Gage and Dan Stanton
  • Fred and Clara Dolen Charitable Foundation

Additional Support Provided By:

  • Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
  • Christine and David Vernier
  • Coit Family Foundation
  • Beth Torry Miller Trust
  • Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy
  • The Roundhouse Foundation
  • Bonnie and Peter Reagan