Vince Patton retired in 2016 from OPB's outdoor documentary show, "Oregon Field Guide."
Previously, Vince worked in television news for 27 years in Portland, Dallas, Denver and Wichita, Kansas.
He has won 10 Emmy Awards, including six for his work at OPB, and more than two dozen regional and national journalism honors from American Association for the Advancement of Science, Scripps Howard, ACE, SEJ and CINE. In 2003, he was one of a dozen U.S. journalists chosen for a prestigious Knight Wallace Fellowship for a year of study at the University of Michigan.
Vince has a degree from the University of Missouri.
Vince is an avid nature photographer whose images have won honors from the Oregonian and the Oregon State Fair and have been featured in OPB member guides and calendars. Vince retired from OPB in the spring of 2016.
Setting up backyard habitat sounds nice, but does it really make an ecological difference?
2nd Grade Day At The Bay
2nd grade day at the bay is a tradition in Tillamook where hands-on learning meets the sea.
1 Million Plants In A Year
A bold project aims to plant 1 million trees and shrubs in a single year in urban and rural Oregon.
Biologists relocate young trumpeter swans from Alaska and Wyoming to boost populations in Oregon.
Monarchs And Milkweed
Oregonians help monarch butterflies with the one plant they need to survive: milkweed.
Waterfall Hunters Surpass Goal Of 365 Waterfalls In A Year
A couple sets out to see 365 waterfalls in a year but instead finds 500.
Tenkara Popularity Grows in U.S. As Anglers Try Japanese Fly-fishing
Ancient, simple fly-fishing from Japan called Tenkara becomes popular in the U.S.
Lost Lake Disappears Down 3 Holes Into Subterranean River
A lake in the Cascades has several holes in it that look and act like bathtub drains.
Sea Lion Surge Prompts High Tech Tracking, Hazing & Killings
The government responds to sea lions eating salmon with severe measures.
Frogs Find Way To Live In Middle Of Southeast Oregon Desert
Columbia Spotted Frogs require full time water yet find a way to live in the desert.