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

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Environment | World | Water | Agriculture | Land use | Climate change | Oregon Field Guide

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.

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

Ross Island: History & Present

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

Environment | NW Life | Land | Oregon Field Guide

Steens Aspen

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

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

Special thanks for support by:
The Roundhouse Foundation, Nonnie Cole, Barbara Emily Knudsen Charitable Foundation, Bonnie and Peter Reagan, Dr. Andrew McIvor and Dr. Maura Conlon McIvor