Category: Events

Public Comment Period – Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit »

September 24th, 2012: [ September 24, 2012 12:00 pm to October 22, 2012 5:00 pm. ] Hanford’s Dangerous Waste Permit Draws Calls for Prohibition of Off-Site Waste Over the past few months, many Pacific Northwest residents have urged the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) to protect the Columbia River from Hanford’s dangerous nuclear and toxic wastes. A legacy of nuclear weapons production, the Hanford site remains the most radioactively polluted site in [...]



NE Portland Coal Hard Truth Forum »

September 11th, 2012: [ October 2, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] What are the risks if the largest coal companies in the world transformed the Northwest into a dirty energy corridor to supply US coal to Asian markets? Coal companies propose to bring over 150 million tons of coal annually through the Columbia River Gorge to ports in St. Helens, Boardman, Coos Bay, Bellingham, and Longview. Portland [...]



Gorge Green Home Tour Kick-off with Mark Lakeman »

October 5th, 2012: [ October 5, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Columbia Gorge Earth Center Event Gorge Green Home Tour Kick-off: Discussion with Mark Lakeman Mark Lakeman, founder of City Repair Project and principal at Communitecture, will share an inspirational and conversational presentation about community building and design. When: October 5, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00 pm Where: Springhouse Cellar (in Hood River) Cost: $5 suggested donation, [...]



Gorge Green Home Tour »

October 5th, 2012: [ October 6, 2012; ] Columbia Gorge Earth Center Event Gorge Green Home Tour The 11th Annual Green Home Tour showcases about a dozen sustainable homes, businesses, and schools around the Gorge. It offers a unique opportunity for residents and visitors to connect with homeowners, designers, do-it-yourselfers and contractors alike around a range of topics related to sustainable design, building, and living. [...]



Water Quality Sampling Week »

January 18th, 2012: [ February 10, 2012 8:00 am to February 20, 2012 8:00 am. March 10, 2012 8:00 am to March 20, 2012 8:00 am. April 10, 2012 8:00 am to April 20, 2012 8:00 am. May 10, 2012 8:00 am to May 20, 2012 8:00 am. June 10, 2012 8:00 am to June 20, 2012 8:00 am. July 10, 2012 8:00 am to July 20, 2012 8:00 am. August 10, 2012 8:00 am to August 20, 2012 8:00 am. September 10, 2012 8:00 am to September 20, 2012 8:00 am. October 10, 2012 8:00 am to October 20, 2012 8:00 am. November 10, 2012 8:00 am to November 20, 2012 8:00 am. ] Join us for our 2012 Water Quality Monitoring program! Sampling week begins on the 10th and ends on the 20th of every month (February through November). Learn more about the program and how to get involved by visiting our Water Quality Monitoring Program webpage.  



Sense of Place Lecture Series kicks off with Cory Roessler, kiteboarding pioneer »

October 5th, 2012: [ October 16, 2012; 6:30 pm; ] Columbia Gorge Earth Center Event Cory Roessler: Roots of Kiteboarding Sense of Place lecture looks at the Roots of Kiteboarding Join the Columbia Gorge Earth Center on Tuesday, October 16th at Springhouse Cellar to kick off the 3rd Annual Sense of Place Lecture Series. Kiteboarding pioneer Cory Roeseler will give an animated presentation about the early days of [...]



Watershed film screening in Hood River »

October 19th, 2012: [ October 21, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Enjoy a wonderful Sunday evening this weekend at the screening of a great documentary, Watershed. Riverkeeper's Lorri Epstein & Christina Skirvin will be at the event. Lorri and one the people who worked on the film, Forrest, will do a short Q&A at the end of the film. Learn more about the event. Watershed is narrated by [...]



LNG Export on the Columbia: Round II »

October 2nd, 2012: [ October 23, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] After years of campaigning against a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal on the Columbia River, Pacific NW residents successfully stopped Bradwod LNG and the Palomar Pipeline through the Mt. Hood Forest.  Now, we are being faced with another threat: LNG export. With a proposed LNG terminal, and a connected set of pipelines that include crossing [...]



You’re Invited to Riverkeeper’s New Office Celebration, October 25th »

October 19th, 2012: [ October 25, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] You're invited to celebrate the grand opening of Riverkeeper's new office in downtown Hood River! Take a tour. Free drinks. Very casual. Test your E.coli levels (just kidding). We will toast to all the wonderful new adventures ahead in our great new space. When: Thursday, October 25 (5-7pm)Where: Columbia Riverkeeper's Main Office (111 Third Street, Hood River, OR 97031)   We hope you'll swing [...]