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A Life-Changing Experience: Releasing the Western Pond Turtle

A Life-Changing Experience: Releasing the Western Pond Turtle

August 27, 2020 - By Natasha Stone

A year ago, Community Engagement Specialist Natasha Stone was in radio, hearing about the annual western pond turtle release. Now she was taking part in one.

In Loving Memory of Kristine Starr Beam

In Loving Memory of Kristine Starr Beam

August 11, 2020 - By Pam Davee

A Brief but Brilliant Legacy of Service to the Columbia Gorge

A Brief but Brilliant Legacy of Service to the Columbia Gorge

July 29, 2020

A tribute to Colin Zylka, an exceptionally dedicated volunteer for numerous groups including Friends' land trust.

Setbacks and Progress: Land Stewardship Summer Update

Setbacks and Progress: Land Stewardship Summer Update

July 22, 2020

Members of Friends' land trust staff recap recent setbacks and modest ways forward for land stewardship in the Gorge.

Before Leaving Home: Get Ready, Set, GOrge!

Before Leaving Home: Get Ready, Set, GOrge!

July 20, 2020

Due to the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s more important than ever to plan ahead and prepare adequately when taking any trip outside your own neighborhood.

Persistence and Commitment to a Continuous Journey

Persistence and Commitment to a Continuous Journey

July 15, 2020 - By Mika Barrett

Friends is embarking on a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) journey that’s like climbing a mountain, one without a clear summit or end point that will give us new perspectives.

Member Spotlight: Different Journeys, Same Destination

Member Spotlight: Different Journeys, Same Destination

July 14, 2020 - By Pam Davee

A shared love of the Columbia Gorge is one of many things that unite Linda Besant and Martha Goetsch.

Gorge Protection: Are the Gorge Commission and Forest Service Up to the Task?

Gorge Protection: Are the Gorge Commission and Forest Service Up to the Task?

July 13, 2020 - By Michael Lang

Conservation Director Michael Lang on review of the Gorge Management Plan.

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