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
Turtles sunning in the Columbia Gorge. (photographer: Mitch Hammontree)
On World Turtle Day, New Conservation Property Enhances Habitat
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Preserve the Wonder campaign property Turtle Haven is a refuge for an endangered turtle species.
At Cape Horn Vista, one of the seven Preserve the Wonder properties. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)
DC Crowdfunding Startup Works With Friends on Preserve the Wonder Campaign
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ambitious campaign will protect 420 acres on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge.
Fording Duncan Creek, summer 2017. (photographer: Debbie Asakawa)
The Silver Fir and the Art of Patience
Thursday, April 12, 2018
As the final stage of the Preserve the Wonder campaign begins, executive director Kevin Gorman thinks about the nature of change.