Beyond Your Front Door

Produced by: 
Dina Pavlis
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Available through the Pacifica Radio Network, Beyond Your Front Door is your adventure guide to the Central Oregon Coast. Each week, local experts provide insider knowledge about some of the most unique and special places here on the coast. 

Host & Producer Dina Pavlis has been a U.S. Forest Service, Siuslaw National Forest volunteer interpretive ranger for over 19 years on the central coast. She is the author of “Secrets of the Oregon Dunes," a nature photographer, and a member of the Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative. She has given numerous talks in the central coast region and provided guided walks and hikes.

Aired on KXCR 90.7 FM, Florence OR



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Making the Most of Oregon's Wild Mushrooms

Airs at: Thu, 09/29/2022 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  MUSHROOM SEASON! It's a BIG topic on the Oregon Coast! Over 30 years ago, Anna Moore went on a hike and saw wild mushrooms everywhere and realized she wanted to know more. Fast forward to 2022 and Anna is now a go-to person on the Oregon Coast when it comes to mushrooms!... Read more

The Trail that Almost Wasn't - Kentucky Falls

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2022 at 9:30am - 10:00am
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  Kentucky Falls Trail in the Central Coast Range of Oregon paved the way for a number of the coast range trails we enjoy today, but did you know it was a trail that almost didn't happen? Learn the incredible history of one of the Siuslaw National Forest's most important ... Read more

CoastWatch - Oregon's First Beach Rangers!

Airs at: Tue, 09/13/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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  Before there were beach rangers on Oregon's coast, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition had the idea to create an army of volunteers to monitor Oregon's coastline for changes (both natural and human-made). The CoastWatch "Adopt a Mile" program persists today much like it... Read more