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Strategic Plan 2012-2015
Founder Nancy Russell
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About The Gorge
25th Anniversary of the National Scenic Area
The Columbia River Gorge
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35 & Gorgeous Challenge
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Stop Coal Exports
Gorge Towns to Trails: Making the Connection
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35 & Gorgeous
Our 2015 hike challenge lets you explore the conservation stories behind iconic Gorge viewpoints.
Protect the Gorge from Dangerous Cargo
Click to tell regulators to reject the Tesoro Savage Vancouver oil terminal.
Plan Your Bliss
Our Plan Your Own Hike feature connects you with the perfect Gorge trail.
Leave Your Legacy
Save the Gorge with a stroke of your pen! Designate Friends as a beneficiary of your assets.
Help Stop Coal Exports Through the Gorge
A huge recent victory for the Gorge, but two export proposals remain. Find out more.
News & Updates
Klickitat County repeals White Salmon rezoning
July 16, the Columbian - The abrupt repeal of a controversial rezoning along the White Salmon River has put a years-long legal battle in limbo.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends scores major victory at Washington Supreme Court
June 11 - In a victory for Friends and Save Our Scenic Area, the Washington Supreme Court held that Skamania County is in violation of the Growth Management Act.
PRESS RELEASE: Friends, allies appeal federal oil train rules
May 14 - A coalition of conservation organizations and citizen groups are challenging new federal safety standards for oil trains.
PRESS RELEASE: Latest accident reinforces danger of oil trains, inadequacy of new federal rules
May 6 - At 7:15 a.m. CST this morning, a derailment and explosion of a BNSF crude oil train caused the evacuation of the nearby town of Heimdal, North Dakota.
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Norman Yeon Legacy Circle Gathering
Sunday, Aug. 9 - If you have included Friends in your estate plans, please join us for a special legacy gathering on the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler.
Table for Friends in Vancouver
Tuesday, Aug. 4 - Join Friends at the Fircrest Neighborhood Association's Eastside Community Picnic & National Night Out. We'll hand out hiking information, talk about current issues facing the ...
Public Comment Hearing on NuStar Oil Terminal Proposal, Vancouver WA
Thursday, Aug. 6 - A second oil train terminal has been proposed for the Port of Vancouver; this is your opportunity to make a public comment on the NuStar terminal.
Table for Friends at Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways
Sunday, Aug. 23 - Share a taste of the Gorge's hiking trails and cycling routes with hundreds of bike-loving Portlanders at Portland Sunday Parkways in Southeast Portland. Join Friends as we talk ...
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