Sharp-tailed Grouse

OPB | Feb. 1, 2000 7:30 p.m.

Once extinct in Oregon, the Columbian sharp-tailed grouse is making a comeback in Wallowa county. Once vast numbers nested in the grass, but they disappeared completely until members of the small population in Idaho were reintroduced into Oregon.

First Broadcast: 2000
Producer: Eric Cain

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