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beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

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Friends’ conservation work is driven by members, volunteers, and activists. There are many ways to join our community of Gorge enthusiasts. Here are some ways to get started:

Mosier Voices

Mosier Voices

Residents respond to the Mosier oil train derailment.

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2016 Photo Contest

2016 Photo Contest

Get your cameras ready for a contest inspired by the Historic Highway centennial.

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Pick Up a Bingo Toolkit!

Pick Up a Bingo Toolkit!

Take your Historic Highway adventures to the next level: Get Friends’ exclusive Bingo Toolkit!

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PRESS RELEASE: Wasco County Approves Rail Expansion 5-2

News & Updates

PRESS RELEASE: Wasco County Approves Rail Expansion 5-2
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Planning Commission has ignored concerns raised by elected officials, Mosier residents, Tribes, and county staff. Read More

Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR

Events

Larch Mountain Crater Loop, OR
Friday, September 30, 2016

Mod/stren: 6 miles | 1100-ft elev. gain

Hike an enchanted old-growth forest with leader Ruth Johnson out to Sherrard Point, where we’ll enjoy views of the Columbia River and five major volcanic peaks. Event Details