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Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant

April 15, 2021
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​​​​​​​Victory Over Fracked Gas Power Plant: Developer Abandons Plans to Build Controversial Plant in Umatilla County

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

Friends Calls on Oregon Legislature to Take Stand on Bias Crimes on Public Lands

April 8, 2021
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"The conservation community cannot be silent any longer on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors," says Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman.

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Second Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Launches Second Spring Gorge Haiku Challenge

April 7, 2021
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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.

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

March 2, 2021

The decisions would allow commercial logging in most restricted area of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, in violation of Scenic Area law and Gorge Management Plan.

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

"When You See Something That Isn't Right, You Must Say Something"

January 7, 2021
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A joint statement from Friends of the Columbia Gorge and Columbia Riverkeeper on a peaceful transfer of power.

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.

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

Chuush: Water for Warm Springs Campaign Press Release

October 26, 2020
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The water crisis in Warm Springs gains support from coalition of conservation groups.

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