Environment

  

Gifford Pinchot National Forest seeks input on rec sites

The South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative (SGPC) is hosting a public workshop June 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Hegewald Center, 710 S.W. Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, to gather public input on the future management of developed recreation sites on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest (GPNF).

May 30, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Columbia River high water creates safety concerns for recreation

The Hood River waterfront recreation beaches and parks are effectively shrinking as high water levels in the Columbia River climb higher up the shoreline. The spring runoff is causing high water levels throughout the Columbia/Snake River system, but local concerns are focused on water safety in the run up to Memorial Day weekend.

May 26, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Hazing sea lions not a long-term fix

A peculiar war is being waged on the Columbia River as tribes seek to keep sea lions from decimating salmon runs, and the sea mammals refuse to give up the all-you-can-eat buffet.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..
 

OHA releases findings of AmeriTies report

The Oregon Health Authority has released the “AmeriTies-West Letter Health Consultation” report, which concluded exposure to outdoor air pollutants near the facility in The Dalles did not pose chronic public health risks for people in the area.

May 12, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Water experts recommend conservation

It’s looking like maintaining an adequate water supply will not be an issue this spring and summer in Hood River County — as long as users do their part to conserve.

May 9, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Thieman receives partnership award

Cindy Thieman, Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District coordinator, received the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) District Employee Partnership Award at a ceremony April 18, held in Seaside and hosted by the Oregon Conservation Education and Assistance Network.

April 28, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Oregon wolf population keeps growing

SALEM — Oregon wildlife officials counted at least 124 wolves at the end of 2017, an 11 percent increase over the year end total for 2016, according to the latest annual report released Thursday.

April 18, 2018 midnight read more..

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