From Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust
One of the 15 western pond turtle hatchlings released at the Turtle Haven land trust property this year. (video still by Michael Durham, Oregon Zoo)
Friends bought the 64 acres in Washington known as Turtle Haven with the hope that the land would someday live up to its name. Signs are, it will.
U.S. Forest Service rangers show Washougal sixth-graders the effects of fire on bark of different tree species. (photographer: Brandon Davis)
Inspiring the Next Generation of Gorge Stewards
Thursday, July 26, 2018
A look at the Friends' outdoor education program giving Washougal, WA middle school students a chance to see the Gorge with fresh eyes.
Aerial shot of the Substation fire, July 18, 2018. (Credit: KOIN-TV)
Wildfire Near The Dalles Spreads to Over 36,000 Acres
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
"It’s fire season in the Gorge, please be safe" says Friends of the Columbia Gorge Executive Director Kevin Gorman.
Aerial shot of Eagle Creek fire damage. (photo courtesy of State of Oregon)
Fireworks & Forests Don't Mix
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Last year, the illegal use of fireworks over the Labor Day holiday weekend ignited the Eagle Creek fire.
Retired Oregon State Parks manager Kevin Price speaks to St. Andrew Nativity School students at Vista House. (photographer: Nick Wiltgen)
Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Nature
Thursday, June 21, 2018
A recently retired Oregon State Parks manager shares his passion for outdoors inclusivity.
Hiking the Herman Creek section of the Pacific Crest Trail, 2015. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa
Pacific Crest Trail, Benson State Park Reopen After Eagle Creek Fire
Thursday, June 14, 2018
To protect public safety, it is illegal for hikers to venture off the newly reopened trails.
Conservation Group Permanently Protects 470 Acres of Land in Columbia Gorge
Monday, June 4, 2018
Friends completes $5.5 million land-preservation campaign on the Washington side of the Gorge
Exploring Duncan Creek, one of the Preserve the Wonder campaign properties. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)
Together, We Did It
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Executive Director Kevin Gorman on a successful end to Friends' ambitious land preservation campaign.
Digital representation of Walker Macy's Gorge-themed design for the 2018 Festival of Flowers.
The Gorge Comes to Pioneer Courthouse Square
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Walker Macy Designs Gorge Theme for 2018 Festival of Flowers