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Downtown Portland is a surprisingly homey habitat for crows. But these falcons are here to make downtown a little less welcome. We meet yet another furry predator returning to the forests of the Northwest. Then we'll take you behind the scenes to show you how fearless Oregon Field Guide photographer Todd Sonflieth is, and a stunning photoessay of the Olympic Coast.

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Environment | Flora and Fauna | local | Animals | Sustainability | Oregon Field Guide

Urban Falconry: A Very Portland Solution

Lots of urban areas have crow problems. But Portland may have pioneered a novel solution.

Environment | Land use | Fish & Wildlife | Animals | Oregon Field Guide

Climbing Back Up: The Return of The Northwest's Fishers

The cat-sized tree climber is mounting its comeback, inspiring one of the largest species reintroduction projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Oregon Field Guide

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: Photographer Todd Sonflieth

"Oregon Field Guide" photographer Todd Sonflieth is not afraid of heights.

Oregon Field Guide

'Oregon Field Guide' Hikes, Captures Scenes From The Olympic Coast

"Oregon Field Guide" photographer and editor Michael Bendixen shares stunning imagery of the Olympic Coast, at Washington's Olympic National Park.

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Warner Canyon, Friends Of Trees, Climate And Butterflies (2904)

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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