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OREGON FIELD GUIDE: Glacier Caves, Mt. Hood’s Secret World

Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Hidden beneath the surface of Mt. Hood is an ice cave hundreds of feet deep and 50 feet in diameter in some places. Explore what is the largest ice cave complex in the Lower 48, … Continued



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EarthFix


  • Washington Lawmakers Leave Enviros Feeling Shorted

    Washington’s legislative session, the longest in state history, did not deliver the money environmentalists wanted for toxic cleanup, oil transportation safety, or natural resources.

  • To Save the Forest, Don't Cut the First Tree: Study

    An analysis of forests across the globe shows that the first trees humans cut down in a forest are the most harmful for wildlife and biodiversity.

  • Forestry Asks Landowners For Help Avoiding Eclipse Wildfires

    Oregon’s Department of Forestry is asking land owners in several districts around the state to do their part as the eclipse nears.


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