Wednesday, March 4th, Discover Oregon’s special history in conserving its environment with Michael McCloskey. Learn about the roots of Oregon’s conservation movement from one of its earliest activists. Born in Oregon, Michael McCloskey started his career as the Conservation Director for the Sierra Club, where he worked for 40 years both as the CEO and . . . → Read More: March Sense of Place: Learn the Roots of Oregon’s Conservation Movement
Bring the whole family to the next Green Drinks at Hood River Hobbies. Enjoy snacks from Boda’s Kitchen and locally made beverages, play some games and learn about community classes and events such as bird watching, gaming, radio-controlled vehicles, models and rockets. 5:30-7pm.
Help us Solarize the Gorge!
On Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 6-8 pm, join Gorge Owned and GO! Solar project partners at Full Sail Brew Pub (506 Columbia Street, Hood River, OR) to learn how you can take advantage of discounts on residential solar for a limited time only. Enjoy appetizers and beer, compliments of . . . → Read More: Attend the GO! Solar Launch at Full Sail on Feb. 3
Gorge Owned is pleased to announce that, with support from Northwest Solar Communities, we will be launching GO! Solar in February 2015. GO! Solar is a Gorge-wide, community-based solarize initiative with the mission of increasing the number of residential solar electricity systems in Hood River, Wasco, and Klickitat & Skamania counties. By partnering with local . . . → Read More: Sign up to GO! Solar by March 30, 2015 and Receive Incredible Discounts!
Wednesday, Feb. 4th, hear the stories that put Mosier, OR on the map.
Join Mosier Residents as they recall significant tales from Mosier’s past. Situated just 5 miles east of Hood River, Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Learn about the some of the dynamic . . . → Read More: February Sense of Place: Mosier-A Small Town with a Big Story
By GO! Member, Megan Spears
January is all about new beginnings, an opportunity to have a fresh start. It’s also National Get Organized “GO!” Month and in my mind the perfect time to start planning your projects.
For many people, it’s hard to know where to start. “It’s overwhelming – so why begin.” Right!?
Here . . . → Read More: 5 Tips to Get Organized in the New Year
Join us for Green Drinks featuring beer from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales and food from Marley’s Corner. Known for having the best beer selection in the Gorge, Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, located at 1410 12th St in Hood River’s The Heights neighborhood, has become a favorite community gathering spot as well as a convenient place to fill . . . → Read More: Volcanic Bottle Shoppe hosts Green Drinks, Jan. 15th, 5:30 – 7 pm
Wednesday, Jan. 7th, join Dr. Tracy Prince in exploring the Native American Art of Oregon. At this dynamic conversation and slideshow, learn forgotten moments in Oregon’s Native American history and how Oregon’s Native art differs from that of British Columbia and Alaska. Gorge Owned (GO!) welcomes Dr. Tracy Prince, a Scholar in Residence at PSU’s . . . → Read More: January Sense of Place: Discover the Artistic and Cultural Expressions Oregon’s First People
Wednesday, Dec. 3, Join GO! for a Taste of the Gorge Terroir. Learn how the Gorge – known as “a world of wine in 40 miles – is emerging as a distinct, world-renowned wine-producing area. Even if you are not a wine drinker, you can discover a lot about the Columbia Gorge climate and geology . . . → Read More: December Sense Of Place: Taste the Unique Geology and Climate of the Gorge
Gorge Owned is currently hiring a Program Coordinator who works closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director and other staff to achieve the organization’s strategic goals related to promoting sustainable practices in the Gorge.
The Program Coordinator will focus on two main program areas:
GO! Solar: This is a pilot project launched in June 2014 . . . → Read More: GO! is hiring!