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Chad Brown Helps Kids (And Himself) By Fly-Fishing

Chad Brown loves the feeling of fishing on the river so much, he’s sharing it with kids in Portland and Vancouver who lack access to nature. 

Water | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide Summer Series

Trekking The Majestic McKenzie River Trail

The 26-mile McKenzie River Trail travels along some of the clearest water, most dramatic waterfalls and majestic old-growth forests in all of Oregon.

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Snorkeling Puts Oregon's Rivers In A New Light

Snorkeling in Oregon’s rivers can be downright dangerous. But with that risk comes a window into a whole new world. 

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The Dangerous Life Of A Columbia River Bar Pilot

Imagine a stretch of water so dangerous even huge ships can’t cross it safely. Such a place exists in the Pacific Northwest. 

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Oneonta Gorge: Forest Service Calls Crowds ‘Concerning’

But sharply increasing crowds at Oneonta during recent summers, numbering in the hundreds on weekends, has the U.S. Forest Service concerned about the impact to the gorge’s ecosystem.

Water | NW Life

Oregon Field Guide's Michael Bendixen Breaks the Ice, Scuba Dives Frozen Lake

Oregon Field Guide videographer Michael Bendixen describes what it's like to scuba dive in a frozen lake.