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Zoo-Reared Western Pond Turtles Released in Gorge

Zoo-Reared Western Pond Turtles Released in Gorge

August 5, 2020
In the Press

With the help of conservation partners and local wildlife agencies, the zoo has now returned these endangered reptiles to the wild at the Columbia River Gorge.

OPB: Oregon Parks Projects Will Benefit From New Outdoors Bill

OPB: Oregon Parks Projects Will Benefit From New Outdoors Bill

August 5, 2020
In the Press

When it was time to restore the historic Columbia River Gorge Highway, now part of a popular hiking and biking route, much of the work was done with Land and Water Conservation funds.

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: "Disaster Waiting to Happen" at Washougal Pit

Camas-Washougal Post-Record: "Disaster Waiting to Happen" at Washougal Pit

July 16, 2020
In the Press

Mining permit for Washougal gravel pit in National Scenic Area calls for 340 truck trips, six days a week.

This Fourth of July, Don’t Play Fire with the Gorge or Public Health

This Fourth of July, Don’t Play Fire with the Gorge or Public Health

June 30, 2020
Latest News

"One thing that hasn’t changed …is the need for us all to do our part in protecting the Columbia Gorge from catastrophic fires."

Pamplin: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Looks Back at 40 Years of Advocacy

Pamplin: Friends of the Columbia Gorge Looks Back at 40 Years of Advocacy

June 10, 2020
In the Press

The nonprofit serves as a lead conservationist and advocacy group for one of Oregon's most beautiful areas.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Statement on Racism And Access to Nature

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Statement on Racism And Access to Nature

June 1, 2020
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Too often the U.S. conservation community has been silent on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors. This cannot continue.

Friends Debuts New Brand Work From Marketing Agency Grady Britton

Friends Debuts New Brand Work From Marketing Agency Grady Britton

May 19, 2020
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Friends won Grady Britton’s $25,000 in-kind marketing grant in 2018.

Willamette Week: Here's How Oregon Forests and Waterfalls Could Reopen in Coming Weeks

Willamette Week: Here's How Oregon Forests and Waterfalls Could Reopen in Coming Weeks

May 7, 2020
In the Press

Parks and trails in low-traffic areas have a path to re-opening.

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