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Grebes Walk on Water

How on earth do grebes dance on the surface of the water? Thanks to high speed cameras we see just how grebes can propel themselves as if they walk on top of the water in the Upper Klamath Lake. It is an amazing sight.

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North Umpqua Geology

Join us on a journey to another Oregon location that is unique in the world. Southern Oregon’s North Umpqua River is one of our more dramatic landscapes: a place where rivers collide and three distinct mountain ranges meet. It is an incredible trip into this geologic wonderland.

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Oregon's 'Napa Valley' Of Cranberry Farming

Thanks to a longer growing season that produces sweet berries, Oregon's south coast has earned a reputation among some producers as the "Napa Valley" of cranberry farming.

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Original Broadcast: November 1, 2012

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