Louise Shimmel, founder of the Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene, discusses the threatened Northern Spotted Owl and how this diminutive bird has become an icon for the protection of old growth forests in the Pacific Northwest.
How do you deal with a trap filled with snapping crabs? A 15-year-old Oceanscape Network volunteer learns how to crab (and avoid being pinched) with some help from the experts. This is a short web-based video I created for the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
A fun mockumentary created by some of our youth volunteers through the Oregon Coast Aquarium's Oceanscape Network. It's amazing what you can find when you go hiking through the Oregon woods...
Teen author and artist Sierra Payne discusses how her passion for protecting the world ocean found its form and voice through a little green sea turtle.
My latest web-based video for the Oregon Coast Aquarium's Oceanscape Network includes an interview with Michelle Dennehy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, who discusses the plight of the Gray Wolf and how conservation efforts and education are aiding in this endangered species recovery.
The full video: Three young Oceanscape Network volunteers are hot on the trail of a centuries-old legend about pirate treasure hidden somewhere on Neahkahnie Mountain. But is there anything to the legend? The answers they get are as unusual as the legend itself...
Three young Oceanscape Network volunteers take to the beaches and mountains of the Oregon Coast in search of an ancient pirate legend involving murder, ghosts and undiscovered treasure. This is the short teaser for the longer online feature and video. The volunteers had a great time doing this, especially with The Goonies and Pirates of the Caribbean imitations.
Taking good photos and video is about more than knowing where to point the camera. This short feature will help you understand and explore all the major elements of good photo composition – including light, depth and motion.