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PRESS RELEASE: Friends appeals approval of controversial wind energy project
Sept. 9 - Friends and Save Our Scenic Area are challenging a recent decision by the Bonneville Power Administration to approve the most controversial wind energy project ever proposed in Washington ...
PRESS RELEASE: Friends' Fall Hikes & Outings offer something for everyone
Sept. 8 - This fall, Friends of the Columbia Gorge offers 33 distinct ways to experience and learn about this American natural treasure, and even take part in ongoing efforts to preserve it.
Settlement reveals details of Vancouver oil terminal deal
Aug. 7, OPB - A lease between the Port of Vancouver, Washington and companies looking to build the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal has been released as the result of a legal settlement.
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.
What's Happening
Grays Harbor DEIS Hearing on Westway and Imperium Oil Terminals
Thursday, Oct. 8 - We are providing buses to transport people from Portland metro area to this important hearing in Aberdeen, WA.
Lend-a-Hand Stewardship at Lyle Cherry Orchard, WA
Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Help Stewardship Coordinator Sara Woods remove old fencing around the former homestead site on this land trust property.
Boot Brush Install at Lyle Cherry Orchard
Thursday, Oct. 15 - Help install a new boot brush and signage at this beautiful land trust property in the eastern Gorge.
If Not for the Mountains Presentation
Wednesday, Oct. 21 - Learn about the importance of rain to the ecological makeup of the Gorge at this Friends-sponsored art exhibit and event in Hood River.