Envirogorge 2017-07-13T18:30:15+00:00
  • Watch for those eyes

    By Eliza Murphy. A doe sprinted across the county road with a buck in hot pursuit tonight again. I missed them by seconds. Too foggy. Dusk. [...]

  • Cows Tipping the Balance

    By Susan Hess. Bob Hansen. A fenceline separates the grazed and ungrazed wheatgrass. Dalles Mountain Prairie Restoration: from Cows to Wildflowers  Rancher Pat Bleakney [...]

  • Eagle Creek Fire – What Now?

    The Forest Service is serious about closing trails, such as this signage at Eagle Creek trail. Article and photos by Jurgen Hess. “Some [...]

Watch for those eyes

By Eliza Murphy. A doe sprinted across the county road with a [...]

Cows Tipping the Balance

By Susan Hess. Bob Hansen. A fenceline separates the grazed and [...]

Eagle Creek Fire – What Now?

The Forest Service is serious about closing trails, such as this [...]

Just for Fun!

Ring-necked ducks are commonly spotted in flocks in the Columbia River [...]

How long will this site be toxic?

Photo: The former aluminum plant main entrance and water tower in [...]

Pesticides: Like Onions, They Haunt You

By Valerie Brown. Pesticides, like onions, can come back to haunt you. [...]

Only you can prevent invasives

by Susanne Wright. And just like that. After weeks of constant angst and [...]

Salvage Logging – a Terrible Idea

In My Opinion, Jurgen Hess. Eagle Creek Fire The Eagle [...]

Trash Tales: Paikea

Essay by Susan Hess A tree house needs children. This spring Jurgen [...]

Relocated Raptors in the Gorge

Max Peterson spotted a Red-Tailed Hawk April 16 soaring above [...]

Wildfire and Wildlife

As Columbia Gorge wildfires burn and expand to over 30,000 acres just [...]

Gorge fires: Monday 9-11-17 Hood River

Mailboxes on Riordan Hill Rd. “I think it’s kind of [...]

Eagle Creek Fire. 9-8-17

As of Friday morning, Incident Command reported that the fire is 7 [...]

Fire insurance information

The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services provided information [...]

Gorge Fires Sept. 6, 2017

Eagle Creek Fire Complex. Wed. Sept. 6, 2017, 12:30 p.m. See info [...]

Eagle Creek Fire Tues. 9-5-2017

  Eagle Creek Fire.  12 noon. 9-5-2017 Tom Berglund, Public Information Officer [...]

Eagle Creek Fire updates

Eagle Creek Fire. Monday, 9-4-2017, 7:00 p.m.   Fire officicals have combined [...]

Eagle Creek Fire within quarter mile of Cascade Locks

Eagle Creek Fire, Monday. September 4, 2017, 1:30 p.m. The fire is [...]

Sign up to tour energy plant and landfill

Join the EnviroGorge Tour: Roosevelt Regional Landfill & Klickitat County Gas-to-Energy Plant [...]

Seed to Market: a Magical Lesson

By DC Ruhlen, Age 13. Selling produce with my brother at [...]

Why did the pasture-raised chicken cross the road?

David and Michelina Roth won the Jola's certificate! [...]

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 [...]

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