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The Mysterious Glowing Creatures Of Northwest Waterways

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A scientific and eye-popping look at the tiny creatures that produce light in seawater.

local | Animals | NW Life | Fish & Wildlife | Oregon Field Guide

Ridgefield Photoessay

OPB | Feb. 18, 2016 midnight

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge in SW Washington

Land | Animals | Environment | Climate change | Oregon Field Guide

Pika

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 midnight

Pikas are the adorable masters of the high country. These potato-sized members of the rabbit family squeak like plush toys and live among the rocks and under deep blankets of snow on the highest cascade peaks. So why are thousands of them living just a few hundred feet above sea level in the Columbia River Gorge?

Animals | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Backyard Habitat

OPB | March 24, 2016 8:30 p.m.

Setting up backyard habitat sounds nice, but does it really make an ecological difference?

Animals | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Frogs Find Way To Live In Middle Of Southeast Oregon Desert

OPB | Oct. 29, 2015 8:30 p.m.

Columbia Spotted Frogs require full time water yet find a way to live in the desert.

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Portland Area Learns To Live With Urban Beavers

OPB | Oct. 22, 2015 8:30 p.m.

There's a beaver boom all around Portland. Local agencies let them stay where they are.

Animals | Politics | Land use | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Cormorant vs. Salmon

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 midnight

Thousands of cormorants are to be killed because they eat so many salmon.

Pacific Ocean | Animals | Land | Water | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Siuslaw Hairy-Necked Beetle

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

A story of dune grass, snowy plover protection, bulldozers and beetles. What it takes to save the world's fastest beetle on the Oregon coast.