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Portland Tribune: 2021 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest Winners

Portland Tribune: 2021 Friends of the Columbia Gorge Photo Contest Winners

June 1, 2021
In the Press

Portland photographer Dan Hawk claimed two top spots this year, along with six other shutterbugs.

KXL-FM: Locals Take Spectacular Photos Of The Gorge!

KXL-FM: Locals Take Spectacular Photos Of The Gorge!

May 14, 2021
In the Press

Every year Friends of the Columbia Gorge hosts a photography contest and award prizes for several categories.

Columbia Insight: New Law Would Ban Bias Offenders From Public Wilderness

Columbia Insight: New Law Would Ban Bias Offenders From Public Wilderness

April 19, 2021
In the Press

An Oregon state committee approved legislation that safeguards the public from bias and hate crimes committed on public lands.

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

The Oregonian: A Proposed Power Plant May Be Canceled, but Controversy Remains

April 16, 2021
In the Press

The developer of a proposed gas-fired power plant in Oregon has apparently decided to withdraw its state-issued permit.

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

KATU: Travel Safe: Columbia River Gorge in Bloom

April 14, 2021
In the Press

Taking a trip to see Gorge wildflowers is a great way to get out of town while continuing to follow social distancing measures.

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

KATU: Everyday Heroes: Reconnecting Steigerwald Refuge to the Columbia River

December 4, 2020
In the Press

(A) group is working right now to transform a section of land along the Columbia River and return a wildlife refuge to a more natural state.

Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

Oregon Allows Controversial Fracked Gas Power Plant to Begin Construction

November 5, 2020
In the Press

Having fought the plant for years, environmentalists expressed surprise that the state has greenlighted a major new greenhouse gas polluter.

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

OPB: Columbia River Gorge Gets Approval for a Historic Revised Management Plan

October 19, 2020
In the Press

For the first time, the management plan requires a climate action strategy to continue to protect the region and adapt to changing climate.

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