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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.

With Assist From Friends, Washington State Parks Expands Beacon Rock

With Assist From Friends, Washington State Parks Expands Beacon Rock

June 15, 2022
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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust held neighboring property until the agency could buy the land.

Hood River Photographer Wins Grand Prize in Seventh Annual Gorge Photo Contest

Hood River Photographer Wins Grand Prize in Seventh Annual Gorge Photo Contest

June 13, 2022
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Winning selection beautifully illustrates "identity, history, and family bonds," in Friends of the Columbia Gorge’s photo contest celebrating "Our Gorge Connections"

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Steigerwald Wildlife Refuge Reopens

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: Steigerwald Wildlife Refuge Reopens

May 13, 2022
In the Press

Two-year, $32 million restoration project improved wildlife habitat, reduced flood risk

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Third Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Third Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

April 6, 2022
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Annual poetry challenge asks public to write, share haikus on what they love about the Gorge and how we all can help protect, preserve, and steward the area for generations to come.

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