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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.

Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | local | Water | Animals | Science | Oregon Field Guide

The Mysterious Glowing Creatures Of Northwest Waterways

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A scientific and eye-popping look at the tiny creatures that produce light in seawater.

Flora and Fauna | NW Life | local | Recreation | Water | Environment | 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.

local | NW Life | Recreation | News | Water | Oregon Field Guide

John Day River Paddleboarding

OPB | Oct. 6, 2016 midnight

A stand-up paddleboard adventure down the John Day River, the longest undammed river in Oregon.

Communities | local | Water | Land | Science | 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. 

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.

Water | NW Life | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Lost Lake Disappears Down 3 Holes Into Subterranean River

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015 8:30 p.m.

A lake in the Cascades has several holes in it that look and act like bathtub drains.  

Fish & Wildlife | local | Water | Animals | Land | Environment | 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.

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

World | Agriculture | Water | Climate change | Land use | Environment | 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.