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Especially in Current Conditions, Please Celebrate Independence Day Responsibly

Especially in Current Conditions, Please Celebrate Independence Day Responsibly

June 24, 2021
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"Forests are no place for fireworks and in fact are illegal on federal and state public lands."

Oregon Legislature Acts to Address Bias Crimes on Public Lands

Oregon Legislature Acts to Address Bias Crimes on Public Lands

June 9, 2021
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On June 9 the Oregon House approved SB 289, following passage this April in the Oregon Senate. The bill now goes to Gov. Kate Brown for signing.

Portland Tribune: 2021 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest Winners

Portland Tribune: 2021 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest Winners

June 1, 2021
In the Press

Portland photographer Dan Hawk claimed two top spots this year, along with six other shutterbugs.

Friends Presents "Outdoor Access for All" Virtual Discussion

Friends Presents "Outdoor Access for All" Virtual Discussion

May 27, 2021
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View the video of the panel discussion.

Friends Premieres Gorge Wildlife Animations for Biodiversity Week 2021

Friends Premieres Gorge Wildlife Animations for Biodiversity Week 2021

May 21, 2021
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In honor of Biodiversity Week in May 2021, Friends of the Columbia Gorge premiered new animations highlighting animal species living in the Gorge.

KXL-FM: Locals Take Spectacular Photos Of The Gorge!

KXL-FM: Locals Take Spectacular Photos Of The Gorge!

May 14, 2021
In the Press

Every year Friends of the Columbia Gorge hosts a photography contest and award prizes for several categories.

Dry Creek Falls Shot Wins Grand Prize in Friends' Sixth Annual Photo Contest

Dry Creek Falls Shot Wins Grand Prize in Friends' Sixth Annual Photo Contest

May 13, 2021
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Dan Hawk’s winning shot at Dry Creek Falls is a beautiful example of what decades of Gorge protection look like.

After Gorge Rescue, Friends Encourages Public Support of Search & Rescue Efforts

After Gorge Rescue, Friends Encourages Public Support of Search & Rescue Efforts

May 10, 2021
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"Volunteer search & Rescue units are always underfunded and when you need them, you really need them."

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