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Columbia River Gorge Geology Tour

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017 8:30 p.m.

The Columbia River Gorge is a sight to behold, but what's even more breathtaking is the story behind its creation. Here's how two major floods shaped this spectacular area.

Environment | Climate change | NW Life | Science | Recreation | local | Oregon Field Guide

Return To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon

The spectacular Mount Hood glacier caves that "Oregon Field Guide" documented in 2013 have all but disappeared. But why? Is it global warming, or is something else at play?

Environment | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Recreation | local | Water | Oregon Field Guide

North Fork Lewis River Photo Essay

OPB | Oct. 6, 2016 midnight

A visual journey of the forests and waterfalls of the upper north fork Lewis River.

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Valhalla Behind The Scenes

OPB | Oct. 6, 2016 midnight

Field Guide takes you behind the scenes as we head into the Oregon wilderness in search of a hidden geologic wonder.

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Bull Run Quake Science

OPB | Feb. 18, 2016 midnight

New research aims to find out how destructive a Cascadia earthquake would be for Portland's water supply. 

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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?

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Backyard Habitat

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

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

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1 Million Plants In A Year

OPB | Feb. 25, 2016 8:30 p.m.

A bold project aims to plant 1 million trees and shrubs in a single year in urban and rural Oregon.

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Swan Transplants

OPB | Feb. 18, 2016 8:30 p.m.

Biologists relocate young trumpeter swans from Alaska and Wyoming to boost populations in Oregon.

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Monarchs And Milkweed

OPB | Feb. 11, 2016 8:30 p.m.

Oregonians help monarch butterflies with the one plant they need to survive: milkweed.