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Oregon Field Guide is the recipient of the 2015 Northwest Regional Emmy Award, for best Environmental Program, for a second year in a row. This season's opening episode was submitted for award consideration. It demonstrates the range of storytelling, from the depths of the crater on Mt. St. Helens to secluded alpine meadows with a photographer who seeks wilderness areas for beauty and health.

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Discovery On Mount St. Helens

Explorers brave rain and sleet as they launch a five-day expedition into the crater of Mount St. Helens to search for unexplored glacier caves.

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Photographer Finds Healing In Wilderness

Nature photographer Peter Marbach finds healing from open heart surgery by returning to wilderness.

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Most Recent Broadcast: February 26, 2015

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Most Recent Broadcast: February 19, 2015

Humongous Fungus; Forest Seed Orchard; Gorge Logging History; Malheur Wildlife Photo Essay (2607)

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Most Recent Broadcast: February 12, 2015

Gearhart Elk; Endurance Ride; Shed Antler Hunting (2606)

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Most Recent Broadcast: February 5, 2015

Wilderness photo essay; Osprey Rebound; Christmas Greens; Stumptown Skiing (2605)

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Sandhill Cranes; Glide Wildflower Show; Zombie Survival Camp (2603)

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Sage Grouse; Tim Palmer: On Oregon's Rivers; Working Goats (2602)

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Most Recent Broadcast: October 30, 2014

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Most Recent Broadcast: October 23, 2014


Major Support Provided By:
Carol and Velma Saling Foundation
William K. Blount Family

Additional Support Provided By:
Coit Family Foundation
Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird
Christine and David Vernier
Greenfield/Hartline Habitat Conservation Fund of the Nature Conservancy.

Special thanks for support by:
The Roundhouse Foundation, Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Lee and Marcia Stevenson and Elaine Whitley