Looking upstream toward Elowah Falls. (photographer: Warren Morgan)
The nearly four-year dispute over a property in the western Gorge enters a quieter phase.
To address a water crisis on the Warm Springs Reservation, Friends is part of a coalition of conservation organizations partnering with the Warm Springs Tribes and affiliated groups.
"Private logging companies should not be given free passes by government agencies to commercially log the Gorge’s most sensitive locations, like what happened here."
Friends' staff recommends ten less-crowded trails for bundling up and enjoying the Gorge in the colder months of the year.
In the wake of months of canceled volunteer stewardship events after the initial coronavirus outbreak, a new program was birthed.
Arguments and a court decision in this potentially far-reaching case are due in 2021.
Proposed changes to Gorge protection plan will address climate, urban sprawl.