Articles

Envirogorge 2017-07-13T18:30:15+00:00
  • Competition for Water Heats Up

    By Susan Hess. John Buckley stood at East Fork Irrigation District’s headgate looking up the river. It’s one of his favorite places. The East Fork [...]

  • Eclipsing Us – Essay

    Essay and Eclipse graphic depiction by Jurgen Hess. My epiphany of self came as I was in the Navy, standing at the bow [...]

  • The White Salmon – a River in Transition

    By Susanne Wright. “The river is a dynamic ever-changing system, its power and its mutability, and its vitality have made it a great metaphor for [...]

Competition for Water Heats Up

By Susan Hess. John Buckley stood at East Fork Irrigation District’s headgate [...]

Eclipsing Us – Essay

Essay and Eclipse graphic depiction by Jurgen Hess. My epiphany [...]

The White Salmon – a River in Transition

By Susanne Wright. “The river is a dynamic ever-changing system, its power [...]

A Mountain of Difference

Opinion Piece by Editor Susan Hess. Originally published in 2004 in the [...]

Knobby Tires and Wildflowers

In My Opinion: Essay by Susanne Wright. Pop the bubbly and light [...]

Take Me to the River

One of the only small areas of beach with legal access [...]

In the Beginning, There Was Dirt

Dirt Hugger in Dallesport, Washington, picks up where creation left off. By [...]

Trash Tales: Bra

By: Susan Hess I wish I had saved the bra. Dalles Mountain [...]

Climate Reality at Our Doorstep

By Arlene Burns, Mayor of Mosier, Oregon A Union Pacific Railroad train [...]

We Can Feed the World from the Gorge, but Can We Feed Ourselves?

By Kathy Watson. Feeding ourselves is a messy business. Food production is [...]

Test Your Food IQ

Gorge Scientists Part 3: Sara Woods

“My favorite part of my job is that I am [...]

Tiny House Part 2

  One Year in a Tiny House Part 2 - Video and [...]

Earth Day: White Salmon

Jurgen Hess doing outreach for EnviroGorge at the Science Fair in [...]

Lawn Alternatives

Workshop and fundraiser for EnviroGorge - Saturday May 20, 2017  9:00-11:30 a.m. [...]

Green Investing in Your Community

“Investing in your own town instead of the stock market -- it [...]

Gorge Scientists Series Part 2: Cathy Flick

Cathy Flick and Bird Banding Part 2: Gorge Scientists. Highlighting scientists who [...]

Got Waste?

By Susanne Wright. ON MAY 1, A NEW WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM BEGINS [...]

Science is Real

Essay by Tina Gallion. A few days before the Portland Women’s March, [...]

Gorge Scientists Part 1: Tim Counihan

Part 1 of a series profiling Gorge Scientists highlights Tim Counihan of [...]

Spotting Peregrine Falcons

My son asked me yesterday, “Do you know which is faster a [...]

Recreation and Events

SPRING IS IN THE AIR. People are out hiking in the Columbia [...]

If it smells bad, is it bad?

By Valerie Brown. People who live in The Dalles are especially [...]

Recycling for the Right Reasons

By David Skakel, Program manager of Tri-County Hazardous Waste & Recycling Program. [...]