7 episodes

Hosted by Ranger Randy, a volunteer Interpretive Ranger at Newberry National Monument, Sasquatch Hideaway brings you information about our forests and grasslands. Sasquatch Hideaway is produced for KPOV, High Desert Community Radio, and airs on 88.9FM Tuesdays from 2-4pm.

Sasquatch Hideaway Podcast KPOV Community Radio

    • Places & Travel

Hosted by Ranger Randy, a volunteer Interpretive Ranger at Newberry National Monument, Sasquatch Hideaway brings you information about our forests and grasslands. Sasquatch Hideaway is produced for KPOV, High Desert Community Radio, and airs on 88.9FM Tuesdays from 2-4pm.

    Talking with the Oregon Natural Desert Association

    Talking with the Oregon Natural Desert Association

    Jefferson Jacobs, Riparian Restoration Coordinator for Oregon Natural Desert Association talks about the goals of ONDA, the various activities that they undertake, and how volunteers are crucial to the success of the program. Contact them at www.onda.org

    • 18 min
    Volcanoes

    Volcanoes

    Learn how volcanos formed the land in the Pacific NW and answers to questions like: What is a volcano? What is important about the junction of the High Lava Plains and the Basin and Range? Why is Oregon rotating in a clockwise direction and squashing Washington? And learn what opportunities are available as a geologist.

    • 25 min
    Newberry Caldera

    Newberry Caldera

    In this segment we will hear about the features of the Newberry Caldera. We will answer questions like were there Multiple calderas? How is Obsidian formed? Are Pumice, Obsidian and Granite really the same? What is the Science behind geothermal energy.
    The Newberry Caldera as we know it today may be only one of several caldera creating events. Also learn what unique conditions are required to form Obsidian and how obsidian, pumice and granite can be identical. Studies being conducted on Newberry could bring geothermal to the forefront of clean energy.

    • 24 min
    Local Landmarks

    Local Landmarks

    Is it a shield volcano or a composite volcano? What’s with all the cinder cones? What’s a butte anyway? Why all the dry canyons? Can low be high and high be low? Answers to these questions and others as we learn about some of the local landmarks in Central Oregon.

    • 10 min
    Lava Butte

    Lava Butte

    The Newberry National Volcanic Monument has numerous volcanic features. Learn how Lava Butte was created, how lava tubes are formed and how there can be a forest of molds.

    • 16 min
    Crooked River Caldera

    Crooked River Caldera

    In this segment questions like What is the Crooked River Caldera? How was Fort Rock formed? Will be answered.

    • 14 min

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