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Hunting for Mare’s Eggs

Two fish biologists search Upper Klamath Lake for an odd creature known as a Mare’s Egg in this “Oregon Field Guide” short. What they find is as uncommon as it is unusual. And it is only around for a short time each year.


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Freshwater mussels of the Willamette

Freshwater Mussels Of The Willamette

A large population of native freshwater mussels has been found thriving in an urban stretch of the Willamette. But what do they really tell us about the health of the river?



Winter Dawn on Hosmer Lake

Winter Dawn At Hosmer Lake

At the height of summer, a trip to Hosmer Lake in the Deschutes National Forest means suiting up for battle against thick clouds of mosquitoes. That’s why "Oregon Field Guide’s" Nick Fisher waits for winter to break out his camera.



A Western lily found near Coos Bay.

Western Bog Lily On The Decline

The Western bog lily once thrived in the marshes and bogs of southwestern Oregon – but they’re on the decline.

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