Oregon Field Guide

Sea Otters, Fish Trap, Smith Rock Pandemic Postcard

Season 32 Episode 5 | 27m 52s Video has closed captioning.

Scientists wonder if we have learned enough to bring sea otters back to the Oregon coast again. Fish traps were banned from the Columbia River more than 80 years ago, but if reintroduced, could they help save endangered salmon? Local climbers find freedom and release in scaling Smith Rock when the State Park finally reopens after months of Covid-related closures.

Aired: 10/29/20

Rating: NR

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