Thirty years ago, a misty, green corner of America was torn apart in a fight over giant trees, spotted owls, and the very meaning of the natural world. “Timber Wars” tell the story of how this conflict reshaped the social and the physical landscape of the Pacific Northwest — and the consequences we’re living with still.
Oregon leaders have promised to ensure that every child graduates on time by 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Sixth grade is underway for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.
The world is a fascinating place — and in many ways, the most interesting aspects of it are often in our backyards. In the Pacific Northwest, this is especially true. We’re a land of oddities and weirdness. Join us as we explore the people, places and backstories that make the Northwest what it is.
In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), OPB is joining with other public media partners around the country to promote inclusion for people with intellectual and physical disabilities.
Wrongdoers are profiting from their deadly exploitation of Northwest wildlife, from elk and deer to sturgeon and shellfish. But law enforcement and private citizens are out to stop these crimes against nature.