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By Removing A Derelict Fence, Volunteers Make Way For Wildlife

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A group of backcountry volunteers are racing against a deadline to remove a derelict fence from the land. These old barbed wire fences are hazards to wildlife, a last vestige of ranching.

NW Life | local | Land | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Finding Oregon's Tallest Trees Gets Help From Technology

OPB | Oct. 12, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Coos County, Oregon

LiDar technology helps identify Oregon's tallest trees. But humans still need to climb the trees to confirm those readings.

History | local | Land | Oregon Experience

Broken Treaties, An Oregon Experience

OPB | March 20, 2017 9 p.m.

"Broken Treaties" introduces viewers to Oregon's Native American tribes and explores a thread of the Oregon story that hasn't been told very well over the years.

NW Life | local | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Scenes From The Thaw: Clear Lake Melting

OPB | Feb. 23, 2017 8:30 p.m.

Clear Lake in the Willamette National Forest is a popular recreation spot in the summer. During the spring thaw, however, it's so quiet you can hear the soft crackles and steady drips of a melting landscape.

Recreation | Science | Climate change | Water | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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.

NW Life | local | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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.

local | Communities | Science | Water | Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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. 

Environment | Animals | Land | 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?

Water | Agriculture | Land | Sustainability | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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.