Hood River County Deputy Chris Guertin, Sheriff Matt English and Reserve Deputy Bob Stewart with gift from Friends-led public appeal. (photographer: Blaine Franger)
Hood River County Presented With $46,140 Gift in Honor of Wildfire Heroes
Monday, October 16, 2017
A recent public appeal was led by Friends in appreciation of the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Division's efforts in the Eagle Creek wildfire.
View of White Salmon and Hood River looking west from Burdoin Mountain. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)
Executive Director Kevin Gorman: Let's use the coming weeks and months to extend our gratitude to Gorge communities.
The Eagle Creek fire smolders as rain falls on the Columbia Gorge, Sept. 18, 2017. (photographer: Daniel Stindt)
"The Walden clear-cut bill could undo over 100 years of forest protection," Friends Conservation Director Michael Lang stressed.
A City of Portland fire crew douses part of the Eagle Creek fire near Multnomah Falls. (photo courtesy of Multnomah County Communications)
Executive Director Kevin Gorman: "We have a long journey ahead but the Gorge is a resilient place."
The Eagle Creek Fire burns above Cascade Locks, OR and the Columbia River, Sept. 4, 2017. (photographer: Teresa Larson)
Friends' response to the wildfire and what you can do to help.
Overcrowding at Oneonta Gorge on a 100-degree day. (photographer: Lee Weinstein)
Ways to Conquer Columbia Gorge Congestion Need to Start Now
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Executive Director Kevin Gorman: Where many see challenges and threats, there's an opportunity to step back and get things right.
John Yeon's The Shire, with Multnomah Falls in the distance. (photographer: Stan Hall)
Executive Director Kevin Gorman reflects on a low-key Oregon conservation leader, who's the subject of a new exhibit and book.
Greg Misarti stands on his property in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. (Jake Thomas/The Columbian)
Opponents See Gorge Farm Plan as Effort to 'Game the System'
Friday, August 18, 2017
Friends and neighbors say proposal is an attempt to sidestep Gorge preservation regulations.
Walking along the Columbia River at Steigerwald Shores. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)
VIDEO: KATU News Features Preserve the Wonder Campaign
Monday, July 24, 2017
Executive Director Kevin Gorman is interviewed at Steigerwlad Shores campaign property.