Gorge Owned (GO!), Wet Planet Rafting and Kayaking and watershed planner, Jeanette Burkhardt are hosting a guided float down the lower White Salmon River on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Marking the kick-off of the popular GO! Sense of Place lecture series, the float aims to educate participants about the events leading up to the . . . → Read More: Gorge Owned hosts lecture and float on the White Salmon, Sept. 21
Join us Aug. 13, 2014 for “Wilderness, American Culture, and the Making of the Wilderness Act of 1964” with Mark Harvey at the Columbia Center for the Arts.
As we explore the vast trails around Mt Hood, Mt Adams and the Columbia Gorge, we often take for granted the creation of our national wilderness preservation . . . → Read More: Wilderness Sense of Place Lecture Aug. 13th
Gorge Owned is pleased to announce that, with support from Northwest Solar Communities, we will soon be launching GO! Solar!
GO! Solar is a new program designed to provide outreach and education to Gorge residents about the benefits of solar power with the goal of increasing the number of grid-tied residential solar systems in . . . → Read More: Seeking Solar Contractors
This month’s Green Drinks networking event, scheduled for Wednesday, June 11th, is brought to you by Viento Wines and Laughing Mountain, a small business collective housing several companies, including Nikol Angel LAc., Mary Lively, the Good Medicine Lounge tea house, Gorge Owned, Puddle Jumpin Cards, GO! Spaces and more.
Laughing Mountain is located at . . . → Read More: Laughing Mountain to Host Green Drinks June 11th
It’s almost Earth Day, which is the time to reflect on what we can do in our own lives to make a difference for the planet.
Many people don’t realize that one of the most important ways we can make a difference starts at home—with our indoor environment.
Unfortunately, indoor air quality is often overlooked. . . . → Read More: This Earth Day, Protect Your Environment Indoors
Join us on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, for The Clean Bin Project film screening at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade Ave., Hood River.
Is it possible to live completely waste free? In this multi-award winning, festival favourite, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in a competition to . . . → Read More: Earth Day film screening: The Clean Bin Project
At the next Sense of Place lecture on April 2, 2014, writer and river guide Vince Welch will give a lecture on Oregon native and legendary boatman Amos Burg. Thought to be the last person to run all the major western rivers before dams made such voyages difficult or impossible, Burg was also the first . . . → Read More: Vince Welch to speak at Sense of Place lecture April 2nd
Gorge Owned (GO!) presents Green Drinks at Liliana Spa and Subi Salon at 409 Sherman Ave. in Hood River on Tuesday, April 8th from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Enjoy fabulous eats by Leah’s Lunch, beer from Full Sail Brewing Company, and wine from Cathedral Ridge Winery.Learn about how these women-owned businesses are working together to . . . → Read More: Liliana Spa to host Green Drinks April 8th
GO! Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd, 2014
Gorge Earth Day has been one of our favorite days since the start of our organization back in 2000. We’ve organized everything from parades to puppet shows to dance parties to help Gorge residents celebrate the environment and its critical role is shaping our Gorge community.
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Gorge Owned and sponsors Hood River Valley Residents Committee and Mt. Hood Meadows welcomes author Jon Bell to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Bell is the author of “On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak.” He will present slides about Mount Hood, the volcano in our backyard . . . → Read More: March 5: Sense of Place Lecture Series on Mt. Hood