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Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

March 2, 2021

The decisions would allow commercial logging in most restricted area of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, in violation of Scenic Area law and Gorge Management Plan.

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

January 7, 2021
Latest News

A joint statement from Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Riverkeeper on a peaceful transfer of power.

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

December 4, 2020
In the Press

(A) group is working right now to transform a section of land along the Columbia River and return a wildlife refuge to a more natural state.

Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

November 5, 2020
In the Press

Having fought the plant for years, environmentalists expressed surprise that the state has greenlighted a major new greenhouse gas polluter.

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

October 26, 2020
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The water crisis in Warm Springs gains support from coalition of conservation groups.

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

October 19, 2020
In the Press

For the first time, the management plan requires a climate action strategy to continue to protect the region and adapt to changing climate.

Sweeping Changes Approved to Columbia River Gorge Management

Sweeping Changes Approved to Columbia River Gorge Management

October 14, 2020
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New policies address climate change, salmon streams, wetlands, and limit urban expansion.

The Columbian: Grappling With the Columbia Gorge

The Columbian: Grappling With the Columbia Gorge

August 16, 2020
In the Press

Powerful political and economic forces are at odds over how resources, communities and growth in the Gorge should be managed.

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