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Master gardener Ron Spendal has taken it on himself to learn more about mason bees, a native pollinator and backyard favorite. Every year, volunteers snorkel Northern California’s entire Salmon River Watershed to count, and hopefully protect, its spring Chinook. And scientists are finding that certain songbirds are thriving in Oregon's old growth forests, even as they're declining in numbers elsewhere.
 

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Upcoming Broadcasts

Rogue River Wooden Boats, Ferment Works (3010)

March 24, 6:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

River Adventures (2815)

March 28, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

All Season 30

Rogue River Wooden Boats, Ferment Works (3010)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3010
Most Recent Broadcast: March 7, 2019

Tide Pooling; WAAAM Museum; Tilly Jane (3009)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3009
Most Recent Broadcast: February 28, 2019

Plastic Rafts; Plastics in Rivers; Oysters With A Side Of Plastic (3008)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3008
Most Recent Broadcast: February 21, 2019

Columbia River Water Trail; Great Grey Owls; Columbia Gorge Model Railroad (3007)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3007
Most Recent Broadcast: February 14, 2019

Wildlife Of Wildfire, Abandoned Oregon and Cartographer (3006)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3006
Most Recent Broadcast: November 15, 2018

Burrowing Owls, Intertidal Zone and Totality (3005)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3005
Most Recent Broadcast: November 8, 2018

Seamanship, Whales And Sound Pollution And Landsailing (3004)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3004
Most Recent Broadcast: November 1, 2018

Old Growth and Birds, Mason Bees And Snorkel Survey (3003)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3003
Most Recent Broadcast: October 25, 2018

Crab & Clam Clinic, Wlllamette Falls Sea Lions And The Siskiyou Mountain Club (3002)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3002
Most Recent Broadcast: October 18, 2018

Three Sisters Huts/Oregon Bee Atlas/Steamboats (3001)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3001
Most Recent Broadcast: October 11, 2018


Major Support Provided By:
Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning
Carol and Velma Saling Foundation
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