Environment

  

CRITFC asks for Lamprey photos

Portland — The Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) is exploring the historical range and abundance of Pacific Lamprey throughout the Columbia River Basin.

December 6, 2017 midnight read more..
    

Panel outlines oil terminal risks

SEATTLE (AP) — A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to road traffic, an environmental study has found.

November 29, 2017 midnight read more..


Gleaning: Where surplus and hunger meet

The Columbia Gorge Gleaning Project connects those experiencing hunger to local, farm-fresh produce. The need is high — one in three residents of the Gorge are food insecure — yet produce left in local fields is abundant. According to Feeding America, nearly half of the food grown, processed and transported in the U.S. goes to waste.

November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
 

Oregon State Parks celebrate ‘Green Friday’

Oregon State Parks invites you to play for free on Friday, Nov. 24 in celebration of “Green Friday.” The agency will waive day-use parking fees in 26 Oregon State Parks the day after Thanksgiving. For more details, visit oregonstateparks.org

November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
  

Dam deal goes to ODFW

Portland — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $6.2 million contract to Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to operate and maintain the Bonneville Fish Hatchery, on the Columbia River.

November 15, 2017 midnight read more..


Leaf drop-off resumes at City Public Works

The City of Hood River is resuming leaf drop-off at the city’s public works facility effective immediately in response to concerns from residents that this service is important during fall season.

November 4, 2017 midnight read more..

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