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The entrance to Snow Dragon cave in January 2012. Note the distinction between so-called "permanent" glacier ice in the foreground and the deep annual snowpack at the cave mouth that would melt each summer. Eddy and Brent made up to seven trips to the caves in 2011 as they began their effort to explore and document the full extent of the cave system.

Return To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves

The spectacular Mount Hood glacier caves that "Oregon Field Guide" documented in 2013 have all but disappeared. But why? Is it global warming, or is something else at play?

Central Oregon peaks got a light dusting of snow on September 3rd.

This Winter, Expect Another El Niño

Central Oregon residents woke up to snow-capped peaks this Thursday. But this winter, don't expect a big snow season. The recent cold front is not necessarily a sign of snow to come.

Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.

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