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Gorge on Tap in Hood River

Gorge on Tap in Hood River

Thursday, June 14, 2018

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Double Mountain Brewery
8 4th St.
Hood River, OR 97031

Come early for dinner and stay to celebrate our recent victories against coal and oil terminals, meet board members and other supporters, and hear a presentation from Friends staff. 

6–7 p.m. | Doors open and socializing
7–8 p.m. | Presentation

Program Details

7 p.m.: Introduction by executive director Kevin Gorman
7:05–7:20 p.m.: Gorge Clearcuts and the Management Plan by field organizer Peter Cornelison and conservation organizer Ryan Rittenhouse - Learn about the latest clearcut in the Gorge, why it's permitted, and the future of Gorge management in 2020.
7:20–7:35 p.m.: Gorge Towns to Trails, Bridging the Connections by Gorge Towns to Trails program manager Renee Tkach - Learn about Friends' vision to protect undeveloped areas and create a European-style trekking model with a 200-mile loop trail around the Gorge, connecting its communities.
7:35–7:50 p.m. Caring for the Columbia Gorge through Stewardship by stewardship volunteer coordinator Mika Barrett - Join us to learn about Friends’ ecological response to the Eagle Creek fire. We will share information regarding the stewardship program accomplishments and ways you can get involved at your home and at a stewardship work party.
7:50–8:00 p.m. Closing remarks by Friends of the Columbia Gorge board member and Odell resident Buck Parker

New member special: Donate $20 or more at the event and you'll take home a Friends of the Columbia Gorge pint glass.

Gorge on Tap is a quarterly Friends event traveling to communities in and around the Columbia Gorge to provide an update on conservation issues and recreation programs.
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