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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

April 9, 2020
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"The Gorge has always brought people together and even though trails might be closed, we wanted to bring the wonder of the Gorge to everyone through the beauty of words."

The Oregonian: How We Cope When We Can’t Escape to Our Favorite Natural Spaces

The Oregonian: How We Cope When We Can’t Escape to Our Favorite Natural Spaces

April 4, 2020
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Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman said he’s been experiencing this transformation on both a personal and professional level.

The Oregonian: Outdoor Recreation in Oregon Is Effectively Closed

The Oregonian: Outdoor Recreation in Oregon Is Effectively Closed

April 1, 2020
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Here's how the decisions were made.

The Oregonian: U.S. Forest Service Closing All Trails in Columbia River Gorge

The Oregonian: U.S. Forest Service Closing All Trails in Columbia River Gorge

March 26, 2020
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Trails managed by Friends of the Columbia Gorge will also close to the public.

New Faces at Friends

New Faces at Friends

March 3, 2020
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Meet four new additions to Friends' Board of Directors.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

November 12, 2019
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Friends' fifth annual photo contest celebrates the connection between nature and the cultures and communities that make the Gorge a vibrant place to visit and live.

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

November 1, 2019
In the Press

A coalition of groups have requested a hearing to challenge Perennial Wind Chaser’s proposed 415-megawatt fracked gas-fired power plant, near Hermiston, OR.

The Oregonian: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

The Oregonian: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

October 29, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Last month, the inaugural group of 16 baby turtles, who were captive-reared for their first year at the Oregon Zoo, were released at the site.

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