Thousands of crows flock to Portland's park blocks each winter, darkening the sky at dusk and roosting overnight in the city's trees. Much about the crows' habits is unknown.
A decommissioned chemical weapons depot and a lone biologist might be the last hope for a population of burrowing owls.
Four hundred thousand years ago, a monster eruption shook the central Cascades. Today, most of the evidence of it is gone — unless you know where to look.
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Southern Oregon’s Elk River has a problem. Salmon produced in a fish hatchery there aren’t returning to spawn. One scientist believes she has a solution … leading the salmon by the nose.
A toe bone discovered near Mitchell, Oregon, is the first dinosaur fossil ever found in the state.
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A hiker's death led to calls for a cougar cull. But a growing body of research suggests that aggressive killing can lead to more problem encounters with humans, not less.
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The most effective way to hunt cougars is with dogs. Hound hunting has been banned in Oregon for over twenty years, but a fatal cougar attack has reignited the debate.
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We follow a team of students from the University of Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology as they pry up rocks and wiggle into tight crevices in search of specimens for the Smithsonian Institution.