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 GuideOPB | 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.
NW Life | local | Land | Environment | Oregon Field GuideOPB | 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 GuideOPB | 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.
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?