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Oregon's Endangered Silverspot Butterfly

An Oregon native butterfly has been federally listed as a threatened species for 30 years.

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Drones In Research

A new generation of drones are giving scientists new ways to research the natural world.

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Truffle Dogs Sniff Out Culinary Gold In Oregon Forests

With the help of dogs, the Oregon Truffle Festival is elevating the international reputation of Oregon truffles.

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Horse Logging At The Harmons

Oregon’s last horse logger and a family of foresters look to the future by carrying on a legacy of the past.

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The Mysterious Glowing Creatures Of Northwest Waterways

A scientific and eye-popping look at the tiny creatures that produce light in seawater.

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Ridgefield Photoessay

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge in SW Washington

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Pikas are the adorable masters of the high country. These potato-sized members of the rabbit family squeak like plush toys and live among the rocks and under deep blankets of snow on the highest cascade peaks. So why are thousands of them living just a few hundred feet above sea level in the Columbia River Gorge?

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Backyard Habitat

Setting up backyard habitat sounds nice, but does it really make an ecological difference?

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Frogs Find Way To Live In Middle Of Southeast Oregon Desert

Columbia Spotted Frogs require full time water yet find a way to live in the desert.

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Portland Area Learns To Live With Urban Beavers

There's a beaver boom all around Portland. Local agencies let them stay where they are.