Season 26, Episode 9

Hyla Woods; Oregon Chub Recovery; Airstream Camping

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Airstream Camping

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015

People who camp inside silver tubes love iconic Airstreams, invented by an Oregonian.

Oregon Chub Recovery

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015

The Oregon chub is the first fish to be removed from the Endangered Species List.

Hyla Woods

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015

A family timber firm says the forest itself must profit from logging more than they do.

Native Canoe Ride

OPB | Feb. 19, 2015

An annual spiritual canoe journey that embraces Native American culture and traditions.


OPB | Feb. 18, 2015

Pedal powered "railriders" cruise an abandoned rail line between Joseph and Enterprise, Oregon. It's one of the first legal  excursions of its kind in the country.

Rockfish and Marine Reserves

OPB | Feb. 18, 2015

What do Smurfs, sonar and rockfish have in common? All are being used to see if Oregon's marine reserves actually protect the fish they're designed for.

Gearhart Elk Herd

OPB | Feb. 05, 2015

Gearhart is a seaside vacation town... right in the middle of elk habitat.

Hiker Discovers Railroad History Hidden In Columbia Gorge

OPB | Feb. 04, 2015

A hiker finds long lost evidence of a spider web of railroad lines used to cut down trees in the gorge.

Oregon Humongous Fungus Sets Record As Largest Single Living Organism On Earth

OPB | Feb. 04, 2015

The largest living organism in the world hides out of sight in eastern Oregon.

Malheur Wildlife Photo Essay

OPB | Jan. 29, 2015

A relaxing look at some wildlife on the Malheur refuge.

Forest Seed Orchard

OPB | Jan. 29, 2015

You've heard of fruit orchards, how about Douglas fir orchards.

Oregon Families Collect Antlers Without Killing Deer or Elk

OPB | Jan. 27, 2015

Oregon families collect deer antlers without killing any animals.

Endurance Riding

OPB | Jan. 27, 2015

Meet equestrians who love to endure up to 100-mile trail rides.

Celebrate Wilderness Photo Essay

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

A tour of northwest wilderness areas marks the 50th year of the Act that preserved them.

Ospreys Rebound, Rely On Help From Humans

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

The only hawk that dives into water for its food thrives with help from humans.

Christmas Greens

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

Christmas greens from our local forests also bring green to the northwest's economy.

Stumptown Skiing

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

Portland's weirdness comes out in an impromptu version of an 800 Norwegian ski race.

Urban Youth & the Zen of Fly-fishing

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014

Veteran Chad Brown deals with PTSD through fly-fishing and he's bringing the art to youth.

Queen Bee Project: Breeding Winter Survivors

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014

Two men try to breed stronger bees that can survive winter in Portland.

Snowcat Sculpting

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014

Long before the snowboarders show up, the snowcat sculptors are hard at work...