Wildlife Webcasts

Webcast: Oregon as Bygone Bison Range & Grizzly Country

Oregon's incredible wildlands are inhabited by an abundant diversity of fish and wildlife. But some of the heftiest members of the state's native megafauna club no longer range its forests, hills, and valleys. Naturalist Ethan Shaw explored the history of two of the West's most iconic species - the mighty American bison and grizzly bear - and their relationship to Oregon. Ethan dived into some of what we know about the where and the when of these big beasts in the Beaver State and how they may have once integrated into local ecosystems.

Webcast: Killing the Klamath

C’waam and Koptu are sucker fish sacred to the Indigenous peoples of Southern Oregon. This video includes guests from the Klamath Tribes who discuss the importance of these fish, and how drought, water quality, and climate change are bringing them to the brink of extinction.

Webcast: The Loneliest Polar Bear

In October 2017, The Oregonian released a series starring a newborn polar bear cub named Nora, which swiftly went viral. Kale Williams who reported the story went on to win the Scripps Howard Edward J. Meeman Award and the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award for his work on the series, which also won a regional Emmy. Since then, Williams has continued to follow Nora's story, while expanding his lens, spending time with traditional Arctic hunters and closely tracking the research of one of the leading wildlife biologists studying how polar bears are struggling to adapt to climate change.

Webcast: The Tongass National Forest

Learn about the Tongass National Forest - it protects a multitude of fish and wildlife, supports the cultural heritage of indigenous communities, and provides one of the most powerful carbon sinks in the world.

Webcast: Canines for Conservation: Webcast with the Rogue Detection Teams

Dogs are well-known as man's best friend, but Rogue Detection Teams also proves that they can be conservation superheroes! This remarkable team of rescued dogs and field researchers help scientists tackle important conservation concerns - like collecting data on endangered species through scat detection in remote locations.

Wolverine(s) of Oregon

Learn more about this incredible species and how you can advocate for its recovery.

Webcast: Owls and Old Growth of Eastern Oregon

Eastern Oregon's remaining old growth trees provide habitat for all sorts of unique wildlife. With a special focus on owls, we learn about the animals that depend on the big trees of Eastern Oregon and how we can protect them.

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