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A Northwest Filmmaker Is Standing Up to Oregon's Logging Industry

Peeling back the "emerald curtain"—strips of trees left around certain clearcuts—Shane Anderson wants to show Oregonians what's really going on in our forests.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 11/24/2015


Oregon's Massive Christmas Tree Industry Gets Ready for a Record Holiday Season

5 things you didn't know about the nation's #1 Christmas tree producing state. (That's us!)

  • By Rachel Grozanick and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 11/23/2015


Can Portland Chefs Save the Northwest's At-Risk Seafood Stocks?

Modern fishing is wiping out the world's fish, but local restaurants could provide a solution.

  • By Lee Van Der Voo
  • Published 10/19/2015


Can Keen Save America's Endangered Wilderness with a Single RV?

Five major national wilderness areas—including Eastern Oregon's Wild Owyhee Canyonlands—are at risk. One Portland shoe company wants to do something about it.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 09/21/2015


The Giant Floating Drydock That Fixed Shell's Arctic Oil Ship Is Just Getting Started

What the nation's largest floating dry dock has to do with #SHELLNO and the Portland economy

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 09/21/2015


Is the Drought Here For Good?

We take a look at the impact of the drought on the Northwest, from wildfires to rising temps

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 09/21/2015


For Lummi Nation, a PDX Stop; for Mayor Hales, a Photo Op

A massive totem pole travels up the Columbia River with First Nations protesters, pauses in Portland for a blessing.

  • By Alex Madison
  • Published 08/28/2015


This New Mini-Park at Portland State Is Completely Adorable In Every Way

Designed and built by students, this is the little public space that could.

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015


Inside the Oregon Nonprofit Preserving the World's Best Apples

The Temperate Orchard Conservancy is fighting real estate woes—and the clock—to save 4,000 varieties of the Northwest's major crop.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/20/2015


How the Oregon Dunes Inspired Sci-Fi Classic 'Dune'

50 years ago, Frank Herbert's cult-classic novel got its start along the Oregon coast.

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 07/20/2015


Will Wild Wolves Survive in Oregon?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 05/26/2015


One Woman's Crusade to Save the Neighborhood Squirrel

Furry friend or vermin? The line is blurry at this Vancouver-based wildlife rehabilitation nonprofit.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/02/2015


Did a Monstrous Prehistoric Flood Seed Oregon’s Mystery Trees?

How a lone stand of aspens in West Linn reveals the legacy of a massive cataclysmic event.

  • By Mary Stutzman
  • Published 04/02/2015


What Does it Feel Like to Wear a Blouse of Bees?

Portland's Bee queen, Sara Mapelli, advocates for pollinators via daring acts of performance art.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 03/20/2015


Why Are Inmates Planting Trees in Tillamook Forest?

A prison work camp deep in the Tillamook Forest turns inmate labor into reforestation and firefighting.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 03/10/2015


A By-The-Numbers Look at Oregon's Organic Farm Industry

Oregon ranks #9 for most organic farms in the nation. Here's how those hard-working farmers make it work.

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 03/02/2015


Is the Slow Comeback of the Oregon Wolf Now in Jeopardy?

As the state’s gray wolf population continues to grow, new legislative stipulations could impede further progress.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 02/06/2015


How Hood River Students Help Run Their Super-Green School

An architectural lesson in earth science, where kids "eat their conservation vegetables before their solar cookies.”

  • By Hannah Wallace
  • Published 01/27/2015


How Will Portland Fare in a Future of Climate Change?

As our leaders prepare for a steamy future, Portland could still get off easy.

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 01/05/2015


6 Amazing Living Walls Redefining "Greenspace" in Portland

We explore PSU's exciting outdoor Ecological Learning Plaza and a handful of the city's best vertical gardens.

  • By Maya Seaman
  • Published 10/10/2014
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