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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."

Friends Applauds Oregon Senate's Action to Address Bias Crimes on Public Lands

Friends Applauds Oregon Senate's Action to Address Bias Crimes on Public Lands

April 28, 2021
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"Ensuring equitable access for all Oregonians to state parks and lands benefits us all," Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman stressed.

Columbia Insight: New Law Would Ban Bias Offenders From Public Wilderness

Columbia Insight: New Law Would Ban Bias Offenders From Public Wilderness

April 19, 2021
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An Oregon state committee approved legislation that safeguards the public from bias and hate crimes committed on public lands.

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

April 16, 2021
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The developer of a proposed gas-fired power plant in Oregon has apparently decided to withdraw its state-issued permit.

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

April 15, 2021
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​​​​​​​Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant: Developer Abandons Plans to Build Controversial Plant in Umatilla County

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

April 14, 2021
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Taking a trip to see Gorge wildflowers is a great way to get out of town while continuing to follow social distancing measures.

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

April 8, 2021
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"The conservation community cannot be silent any longer on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors," says Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman.

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