Producer, Oregon Field Guide
Ian McCluskey is a seventh generation Oregonian and avid outdoor enthusiast (despite once having been hit by lightning). He loves skiing, river running, backpacking, and exploring Oregon’s wild and remote places.
Before coming to OPB, Ian founded the arts nonprofit NW Documentary. For more than a decade, he created original documentaries and his work has earned more than a dozen national awards — including several Emmys — and has been toured internationally by the leading outdoor film festivals including: Banff, Mountainfilm in Telluride, and the Wild and Scenic Film Festival.
Forestry | NW Life | Flora and Fauna | Fish & Wildlife | Animals | History | Land use | Environment | Land | Science
The spotted owl changed the fate of Northwest forests in the summer of 1990. Thirty years later, what hope, if any, do biologists hold for the fate of the spotted owl?
When Mount St. Helens reopened to climbers after its historic eruption, a woman in a red chiffon dress and pillbox hat changed the face of Northwest mountaineering forever.
local | Entertainment | Sports | Arts
Adaptive skiers and volunteers come together on central Oregon's Mount Bachelor to help remove barriers and make skiing accessible to people with disabilities.
A little-known Oregon museum houses one of America's largest collections of antique planes and automobiles. And best of all, you can take some of their collection out on a test drive.
local | Environment | NW Life | Recreation
Three beginning skiers take on a 22-mile trek through the Three Sisters backcountry. A unique hut system makes this three-day trip attainable, safer and certainly more comfortable.
local | History | Environment | Recreation
On the anniversary of the total solar eclipse, "Oregon Field Guide" looks back at a once-in-a-lifetime assignment.