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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

November 12, 2019
Latest News

Friends' fifth annual photo contest celebrates the connection between nature and the cultures and communities that make the Gorge a vibrant place to visit and live.

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

PPFG: Watchdogs Contest Proposed Oregon Fracked Gas Power Plant

November 1, 2019
In the Press

A coalition of groups have requested a hearing to challenge Perennial Wind Chaser’s proposed 415-megawatt fracked gas-fired power plant, near Hermiston, OR.

The Oregonian: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

The Oregonian: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

October 29, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Last month, the inaugural group of 16 baby turtles, who were captive-reared for their first year at the Oregon Zoo, were released at the site.

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

The Columbian: Unpermitted Activity Alleged at Washougal Pit

October 8, 2019
In the Press

Gravel mine focus of environmental group, residents.

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

EZVid: 5 Vigilant Groups Defending Wildlife And Natural Resources In Oregon (VIDEOS)

October 7, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

Friends named one of five important environmental organizations in Oregon.

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

NRDC: The Bomb Train Derailment That Sparked a Resistance in the Gorge

September 30, 2019
In the Press

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.

TVW: Field Report: Saving the Pond Turtles (Video)

TVW: Field Report: Saving the Pond Turtles (Video)

September 24, 2019
In the Press, Multimedia

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.

C-W Post-Record: Turtle Release Gives Threatened Species a Head Start

C-W Post-Record: Turtle Release Gives Threatened Species a Head Start

September 19, 2019
In the Press

After wintering at Oregon Zoo, young western pond turtles released at Friends of the Columbia Gorge's "Turtle Haven."

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