Oregon Field Guide

Season 28, Episode 12

Season 28 Episode 2812 | 28m 15s Video has closed captioning.

Bats across the Northeast started dying by the millions back in 2006. The culprit was a mysterious disease called white-nose syndrome and now its in the Northwest. South Prairie is a mysterious 85-acre lake in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest of SW Washington. It appears each spring, and disappears each summer. What’s the secret? We remember Jeff Douglas and show one of his favorite stories.

Aired: 03/02/17

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Oregon Field Guide is a local public television program presented by OPB.