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Friends files suit to protect Gorge air quality
Sept. 5, Gresham Outlook - Friends has filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality over an air pollution permit the state agency issued earlier this year for the proposed ...
Friends and Center for Biological Diversity file intent to sue federal agencies over oil spill plan
Sept. 4, The Oregonian - The groups intend to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Coast Guard to ensure that the agencies address spill risks to salmon and other endangered species.
Lessons From the Rowena Fire
Aug. 28 - Executive Director Kevin Gorman writes about the recent Gorge blaze, which affected a Friends Land Trust property near The Dalles.
Oregon denies coal terminal on the Columbia River
Aug. 18 - In a major victory for Friends and Power Past Coal, regulators ruled the proposal inconsistent with river protection.
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Gorgeous Relay Volunteers Needed
Sunday, Sept. 21 - Race volunteers needed! We have teamed up with Gorgeous Relays to provide volunteers along the scenic course from Wyeth to the Willamette for this fun relay run event.
Table for Friends at Southwest Portland Sunday Parkways
Sunday, Sept. 28 - Share a taste of the Gorge's hiking trails and cycling routes with hundreds of bike-loving Portlanders at the SW Portland Sunday Parkways. Join Friends as we hand out hiking ...
Gorge on Tap in Vancouver
Wednesday, Oct. 15 - Stop by, enjoy a drink, meet with other Gorge enthusiasts, talk with Friends staff, and learn new things about the Gorge!
Lend-a-Hand Stewardship at Mosier Plateau
Saturday, Oct. 18 - Help to beautify this land trust property by removing debris, spreading gravel, and doing some trail maintenance led by Land Trust Manager Kate McBride.