Interview with Ezra Cohen

In November 2020, Friends of Oaks Bottom co-founder Ezra Cohen talked with Barbara Bernstein on the Locus Focus radio show about the wildlife and habitats of Oaks Bottom and what makes Oaks Bottom special. The conversation included Ezra’s background, his vision for Friends of Oaks Bottom, and how he stayed connected with nature during the COVID pandemic. During the taping of the radio show at Oaks Bottom, Portland’s renowned urban naturalist Mike Houck walked by and shared some background on the founding of Oaks Bottom and its history. The full conversation, aired on KBOO radio, can be found at