• After the Occupation

    After the Occupation

    After the Occupation: What Now at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge? By Jurgen Hess, Photojournalist. 5:25 a.m. A fall morning at Buena Vista Overlook. The sun’s rays highlight ponds. Quiet murmurings of resident ducks, geese, wading [...]

  • A Bird’s Eye View

    A Bird’s Eye View

    By Miko Ruhlen. Video: "A Bird's Eye View of Morrison Park." Morrison Park sits on a 5.33 acre parcel owned by the City of Hood River. For over a decade it has been a public [...]

  • The Gorge Wildlife

    The Gorge Wildlife

      By Olivia Anne Milikin-Spray, Age 9. Runner up for the EnviroGorge Kids Writing Contest.

Irrigating Our Future in the Midst of Climate Change

October 3rd, 2016|4 Comments

It cost East Fork Irrigation District $12 million to pipe 5.1 miles of their Central Canal. Standing in the 6 foot pipe from left Sharon Swyers, Mick Swyers, Cindy Sheppard. By [...]

Plastic Bottles: Being Mindful of our Waste

September 29th, 2016|1 Comment

Opinion Essay by Charlotte Bromham age 14 from Hood River, OR - Runner up of the Kids Writing Contest. Millions of plastic bottles are emptied and tossed away each year in the United States. Because [...]

Earthquakes: Contemplating the Land Beneath My Feet

October 3rd, 2016|2 Comments

The Annapurna Mountain Range, Nepal from the head of the Marsyangdi Valley. EnviroGorge writer Azor Cole writes his thoughts about the “big one,” the earthquake expected to impact virtually all of [...]

Plastic Bag Ban in Hood River

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