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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

November 12, 2019
Latest News

Friends' fifth annual photo contest celebrates the connection between nature and the cultures and communities that make the Gorge a vibrant place to visit and live.

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

November 1, 2019
In the Press

A coalition of groups have requested a hearing to challenge Perennial Wind Chaser’s proposed 415-megawatt fracked gas-fired power plant, near Hermiston, OR.

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

October 8, 2019
In the Press

Gravel mine focus of environmental group, residents.

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

October 7, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Friends named one of five important environmental organizations in Oregon.

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

September 30, 2019
In the Press

Since a dangerous rail accident in 2016, local residents have served as a fierce check on the fossil-fuel industry's growth in the Pacific Northwest.

TVW: Field Report: Saving the Pond Turtles (Video)

TVW: Field Report: Saving the Pond Turtles (Video)

September 24, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

They were on the pathway to disappearing in Washington. But a fierce conservation program is helping to bring back a strong population of western pond turtles.

C-W Post-Record: Turtle Release Gives Threatened Species a Head Start

C-W Post-Record: Turtle Release Gives Threatened Species a Head Start

September 19, 2019
In the Press

After wintering at Oregon Zoo, young western pond turtles released at Friends of the Columbia Gorge's "Turtle Haven."

Route Fifty: Bus Service in a Recreation Corridor Takes Off

Route Fifty: Bus Service in a Recreation Corridor Takes Off

September 18, 2019
In the Press

Oregon’s Department of Transportation has seen strong demand among riders for buses that run between Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.

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