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An epic search to find the tallest tree in Oregon, go deep into the Wallowa Mountains the old school way and volunteers take on the tough task of restoring the range for wildlife.

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NW Life | Land | local | Flora and Fauna | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Finding Oregon's Tallest Trees Gets Help From Technology

LiDar technology helps identify Oregon's tallest trees. But humans still need to climb the trees to confirm those readings.

NW Life | Recreation | local | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Trek The Spectacular Wallowa Mountains With Legendary Mule Packer

Trek the backcountry of the Wallowa Mountains the old school way, with mules taking the heavy loads.

Land | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

By Removing A Derelict Fence, Volunteers Make Way For Wildlife

A group of backcountry volunteers are racing against a deadline to remove a derelict fence from the land. These old barbed wire fences are hazards to wildlife, a last vestige of ranching.

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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