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Coal and oil transport: What's up for 2015
Dec. 17 - It's been a great year for Gorge protection. Let's keep it going.
VIDEO AND STORY: Boom - North America's explosive oil-by-rail problem
Dec. 8, the Weather Channel and InsideClimate News - Regulators in the U.S. knew they had to act fast. A train hauling 2 million gallons of crude oil from North Dakota had exploded in the Canadian ...
Friends again participates in Willamette Week's Give!Guide
Nov. 19 - Friends is once again a proud participant in Give!Guide, Willamette Week's annual charitable giving program.
PRESS RELEASE: Legal action prompts Feds to analyze risks to Northwest's endangered species during oil spill cleanups
Nov. 18 -- In response to a notice of intent to sue from the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the Coast Guard and EPA will analyze the risks that oil-spill cleanup ...
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Greg Lief Benefit Piano Concert
Saturday, Feb. 7 - Join us for an evening of wonderful music that also supports Gorge protection. With a repertoire stretching from classical composition to American ragtime, Greg Lief will keep you ...
CPR & First Aid Training
Saturday, Feb. 21 - This 6-hour classroom course led by John Stubbs of NW Responder teaches the critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency ...
Hike Leader/Shepherd Training 101
Saturday, March 7 - Join us for our annual Hike Leader & Shepherd training to kick off Friends' spring and summer hike program. We will start the day with a 2-3 mile hike at Friends land trust ...
Wilderness First Aid Training
Saturday-Sunday, April 25-26 - Learn how to treat an injury or illness in the backcountry where help is delayed. This 16-hour hands-on, interactive class has been customized over the years for our ...