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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
Latest News, In the Press

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
Latest News

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
Latest News

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.

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

October 8, 2019
In the Press

Gravel mine focus of environmental group, residents.

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

October 7, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Friends named one of five important environmental organizations in Oregon.

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

September 30, 2019
In the Press

Since a dangerous rail accident in 2016, local residents have served as a fierce check on the fossil-fuel industry's growth in the Pacific Northwest.

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