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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.

Animals | local | Environment | Flora and Fauna | 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.

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Threatened Oregon Silverspot Butterfly

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

Animals | Fish & Wildlife | Education | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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.

Agriculture | Land | Sustainability | Animals | History | Forestry | Land use | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

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.

Water | Science | local | Pacific Ocean | Animals | Fish & Wildlife | Oregon Field Guide

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

Animals | Climate change | Environment | Land | Oregon Field Guide


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?

Animals | Environment | Land | Oregon Field Guide

Backyard Habitat

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