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.
They were on the pathway to disappearing in Washington. But a fierce conservation program is helping to bring back a strong population of western pond turtles.
After wintering at Oregon Zoo, young western pond turtles released at Friends of the Columbia Gorge's "Turtle Haven."
Oregon’s Department of Transportation has seen strong demand among riders for buses that run between Portland and the Columbia River Gorge.
The Gorge joins hundreds of locations, worldwide, calling for action to address the global climate crisis.
The Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust was awarded its inaugural accreditation by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance.
Friends Land Trust to be honored at national annual Land Trust Alliance gathering this fall.
Gorge Commission reverses 2018 county decision; Friends group seeks stop-work order on illegal mining.