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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. 

Climate change | Environment | Land | Animals | 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?

Environment | Land | Animals | 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?

Environment | Sustainability | Land | Agriculture | Water | 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.

Water | Land | Animals | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | local | Oregon Field Guide

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.

Environment | Land use | Land | Agriculture | Oregon Field Guide

Pasta And Doughnut Machines Reinvent Range Restoration with Sagebrush Tortellini

OPB | Oct. 15, 2015 8:30 p.m.

How can a pasta machine help sagebrush landscapes grow back after fire?

Environment | Land | Oregon Field Guide

Behind The Scenes: Mt. St Helens Glacial Cave

OPB | Oct. 8, 2015 midnight

A behind-the-scenes look at Oregon Field's story on Mt St Helens and Glacier Caves

Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Land | Land use | Oregon Field Guide

Wildlife Crossings Reduce Collisions And Save Lives

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

Oregon's first wildlife crossing saves lives of deer and drivers. Now ODOT plans another crossing.

Land | Flora and Fauna | Forestry | Sustainability | NW Life | Communities | local | Oregon Field Guide

Roberta's Savanna

OPB | April 2, 2015 midnight

Visit a rare white oak savanna located on the south side of West Linn, Oregon.

Environment | Water | Land | Animals | Pacific Ocean | 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.