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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.

Environment | Climate change | Water | Land use | Agriculture | World | Oregon Field Guide

Japan's Earthquake: Lessons For Oregon

OPB | March 26, 2015 midnight

Oregon Field Guide travels to Japan nearly four years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami decimated towns along the Japanese coast. We look for lessons Oregon can learn as we prepare for our own Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami.

Land | NW Life | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Steens Aspen

OPB | March 20, 2015 8:12 p.m.

A look at the beauty and unique ecology of the aspen on Steens Mountain.

Fish & Wildlife | Science | Land use | Environment | Water | Sustainability | Oregon Field Guide

Lake Abert Dries Up

OPB | March 19, 2015 8 p.m.

Oregon’s third largest lake dried up. Is more than drought to blame?

Science | Land use | Environment | Sustainability | NW Life | Forestry | Oregon Field Guide

Hyla Woods

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015 midnight

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

Communities | Environment | Family | Land | Transportation | Land use | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide


OPB | Feb. 18, 2015 10:10 p.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Water | Environment | Pacific Ocean | Sustainability | Oregon Field Guide

Rockfish and Marine Reserves

OPB | Feb. 18, 2015 9:27 p.m.

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.

Fish & Wildlife | Environment | local | Land | Land use | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Oregon Field Guide

Gearhart Elk Herd

OPB | Feb. 5, 2015 midnight

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

NW Life | Environment | Land use | Oregon Field Guide

Celebrate Wilderness Photo Essay

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014 4 a.m.

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

NW Life | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Urban Youth & the Zen of Fly-fishing

OPB | Nov. 13, 2014 3 a.m.

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