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Columbia Gorge News: Citizen Scientists Expand Understanding of Gorge Bees

Columbia Gorge News: Citizen Scientists Expand Understanding of Gorge Bees

October 15, 2022
In the Press

Once trained, Oregon Bee Atlas volunteers explore the state with nets and kill jars, collecting bees in natural landscapes like forests and meadows.

Oregon Terminates Gas-Fired Power Plant Proposal Near Columbia River

Oregon Terminates Gas-Fired Power Plant Proposal Near Columbia River

September 27, 2022
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“Oregon’s future begins today, free of new fossil fuel power plants, which are dirty dinosaurs of a bygone era.”

Janie Lowe wins Friends of the Columbia Gorge Award

Janie Lowe wins Friends of the Columbia Gorge Award

August 24, 2022
In the Press

Lowe’s winning oil painting—a piece capturing a summer sunset in the Gorge—was one of several Gorge plein air paintings recognized by Maryhill and partner organizations.

Portland Artist Wins Columbia Gorge "Paint Out"

Portland Artist Wins Columbia Gorge "Paint Out"

August 16, 2022
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Creating her award-winning work “wasn’t just plein air painting; it was adventure painting," said Portland-area painter Janie Lowe.

New Short Film Showcases Efforts to Stop Illegal Mining Operation in Gorge

New Short Film Showcases Efforts to Stop Illegal Mining Operation in Gorge

August 3, 2022
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Co-produced by Holden Films and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, "When the Hard Work Begins" prim

The Columbian: Vancouver resident earns honorable mention in Gorge photo contest

The Columbian: Vancouver resident earns honorable mention in Gorge photo contest

July 23, 2022
In the Press

One honorable mention went to Paul Thomson of Vancouver, for his photo “Fish On,” featuring an osprey flying off with its prey near Rooster Rock.

July 4th Holiday Weekends, Forests & Fireworks Just Don't Mix

July 4th Holiday Weekends, Forests & Fireworks Just Don't Mix

July 1, 2022
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In advance of the July 4th holiday weekend, Friends and the Columbia Gorge Tourism Alliance urge the public to celebrate safely and responsibly in the Gorge.

Columbia Gorge News: Hood River Photographer Wins Friends' Photo Contest

Columbia Gorge News: Hood River Photographer Wins Friends' Photo Contest

June 29, 2022
In the Press

Robles has been taking photos since she was a child, but only began to get serious about photography last year, when she bought a nice camera and pushed herself to make it a hobby.

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