"Forests are no place for fireworks and in fact are illegal on federal and state public lands."
On June 9 the Oregon House approved SB 289, following passage this April in the Oregon Senate. The bill now goes to Gov. Kate Brown for signing.
Dan Hawk’s winning shot at Dry Creek Falls is a beautiful example of what decades of Gorge protection look like.
"Volunteer search & Rescue units are always underfunded and when you need them, you really need them."
"Ensuring equitable access for all Oregonians to state parks and lands benefits us all," Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman stressed.
Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant: Developer Abandons Plans to Build Controversial Plant in Umatilla County
"The conservation community cannot be silent any longer on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors," says Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman.
Poetry challenge asks the public to write and share haikus on what they love about the Columbia Gorge and how we all can help protect, preserve, and steward the area for generations to come.