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.
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.
Mining permit for Washougal gravel pit in National Scenic Area calls for 340 truck trips, six days a week.
The nonprofit serves as a lead conservationist and advocacy group for one of Oregon's most beautiful areas.
Parks and trails in low-traffic areas have a path to re-opening.
This round of the annual Gorge photography contest has special relevance to current events.
Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman said he’s been experiencing this transformation on both a personal and professional level.