For the third year in a row, Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will offer five free swim lessons during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.April 11, 2018 midnight read more..
Washington State Parks anticipates heavy use of Beacon Rock and Columbia Hills state parks this spring and summer and advises visitors to the area to plan accordingly.April 11, 2018 midnight read more..
Beachgoers are urged to help recovery efforts of the threatened western snowy plover by respecting nesting areas and beach restrictions during nesting season, March 15 through Sept. 15, said a news release by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.March 21, 2018 midnight read more..
The second annual March for Science takes over Rheingarten Park April 28 in White Salmon. The science fair will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday; speakers will be at 10:45 a.m. and the march kicks off at noon. There will also be a raffle for science-themed prizes at 11:45 a.m. (prizes include telescopes donated by Meade and Celestron).March 21, 2018 midnight read more..
Columbia Riverkeeper will host a volunteer training that includes a Nichols Natural Area orientation and introduction to the Picture Post project, water quality monitoring, and other assessment tools on March 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 1 Nichols Parkway, Hood River. Meet in front of the Hampton Inn.March 17, 2018 midnight read more..
Gorge waste managers Hood River Garbage/The Dalles Disposal and Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program are still coming to terms with how a Jan. 1 recycling policy change is affecting local programs.March 13, 2018 8:59 a.m. read more..
The Columbia River Gorge is a place of amazing beauty, diverse ecosystems, outdoor recreation opportunities and natural resources. It is a place where the line that separates human beings from the natural world largely overlaps.February 17, 2018 midnight read more..
Join Gorge Grown Food Network, OSU and WSU Extension Services on Feb. 15 for a unique opportunity to network, make plans, discuss challenges, and lay the groundwork for getting more local food into schools, restaurants, hospitals and businesses.February 7, 2018 midnight read more..
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