CLACKAMAS COUNTY (AP) — Search and rescue teams on Friday reached a man who became stranded while climbing on Mount Hood in whiteout conditions.
ONTARIO — Quagga mussels once again were prevented from entering Oregon and potentially causing millions in damage to the state’s water systems and ecosystems, Oregon Department of Wildlife reported in a news release.
A new study out of Oregon State University lays to rest the debate over whether hatchery life changes fish at the genetic level.
“Where your talents and the needs of the world meet, there lies your purpose.”
VANCOUVER, WASH. — A land conversation group announced Monday they have acquired 115 acres of wildlife habitat for preservation at Mill Creek Ridge, located southwest of The Dalles.
Gorge Owned (GO!) is working with local solar contractors and partners to offer discounted, bulk rates on solar panel installations to Gorge homeowners in Skamania, Wasco and Hood River counties. Klickitat County residents can apply as well, although financial incentives are less in that county.
Roughly 80 gallons of oil were spilled into the Columbia River by a vessel near Kalama, Wash., the state’s environmental agency said Friday.
Rockford Grange is starting up the annual Crop Talks, an informal discussion group about the joys, frustration and benefits of growing food, on Feb. 22.
Gorge Owned’s next Sense of Place Lecture Series will be “The Trust for Public Land in the Columbia Gorge: The Untold Conservation Story,” with Bowen Blair on Wednesday, March 2 at the Columbia Center for the Arts.
Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, is pleased to see a bill upholding a state agency’s decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list making headway in the current legislative session.
USFS, local groups talk Polallie Fuels Reduction plan
The U.S. Forest Service met face to face with the public Wednesday to discuss the Polallie Cooper thinning and fuels reduction project.
Roads ruined. Houses damaged. Irrigation systems broken.
SPOKANE, WASH. — Some Northwest tribes in the next 20 years want to achieve a long-held dream: restoring wild salmon runs above the giant Grand Coulee Dam.
Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing one-day clinic.
Forest Service schedules public meeting Wednesday
The U.S. Forest Service is planning a nearly 3,000-acre forest thinning and fuels reduction project on the north slope of Mount Hood, drawing more than a thousand written comments from Oregon environmental advocates and local biking groups.
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