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Japan's Earthquake: Lessons for Oregon; Ross Island; Steens Aspen

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Japan's Earthquake: Lessons For Oregon

Oregon Field Guide travels to Japan nearly four years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami decimated towns along the Japanese coast. We look for lessons Oregon can learn as we prepare for our own Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami.

Sports | NW Life | Fish & Wildlife | Land use | Water | Oregon Field Guide

Ross Island: History & Present

Visit Ross Island, and find out why this new Portland park is not open to the public.

Land | Environment | NW Life | Oregon Field Guide

Steens Aspen

A look at the beauty and unique ecology of the aspen on Steens Mountain.

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William K. Blount Family Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

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
Jim and April Lonzway

Special thanks for support by:
Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Evergreen Hill Education Fund, Lee and Marcia Stevenson and Elaine Whitley