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Economic opportunities study, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

Economic Research Associates.

Economic opportunities study, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

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Published by Economic Research Associates in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regional planning -- Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.),
  • Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (Or. and Wash.),
  • Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEconomic Research Associates ; prepared for the Columbia River Gorge Commission.
    ContributionsWashington Columbia River Gorge Commission.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14431387M
    OCLC/WorldCa24659219

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Economic opportunities study, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area by Economic Research Associates. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Columbia River Gorge Commission's planning helps create a highly desirable "live, work and play" culture in the National Scenic Area by protecting natural resources, scenic vistas and recreational experiences, and by encouraging economic development in it's many small cities and towns.

In the Columbia Gorge, the creation of a National Scenic Area in enjoined differences between the goals and values of the Old and New Wests. In Planning a New West the authors present a fast-paced account of the creation of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

As the nation's first multi-entity national scenic area — a regional. columbia river gorge national scenic area act. The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Ronald Reagan on Novem The Act mandates the protection and enhancement of scenic, cultural, natural and recreation resources and the protection and support of the Gorge economy.

This is a wonderful gathering of information on the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area--from its inception, to its unlikely founding legislation, to past and current battles and successes. Durbin has used her journalistic experience to unearth the information and clearly present it/5(5).

Although it was not the first National Scenic Area (Mono Basin in California was designated in ), the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area is the largest and most well-known National Scenic Area, visited by approximately 2 million people annually.

Purposes of National Scenic Area Act (Sec. 3) Passed by Congress in (1) to establish a national scenic area to protect and provide for the enhancement of the scenic, cultural, recreational, and natural resources of the Columbia River Gorge; and (2) to protect and support the economy of the Columbia River Gorge area by encouraging growth.

Established by Congress inthe Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area extends eighty-five miles along both sides of the Columbia River, from the Sandy River to the Deschutes River, and extends between one and four miles from the river in Oregon and Washington.

The legislation provided protection for the scenic and natural resources of the Columbia River Gorge, which is a source of. The Columbia River Gorge is a national treasure.

It contains an unparalleled combination of scenery, geology, plants, wildlife, and multicultural history. In NovemberCongress recognized the world-class significance of the Gorge when it passed the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.

The proceedings and debates of theFile Size: 2MB. The Columbia River Gorge Transit Study was undertaken to understand existing transportation conditions in the Columbia River Gorge (CRG) area, assess the market for transit to serve visitors and residents, and develop and recommend transit service options for two distinct timeframes.

The Columbia River Gorge is a national treasure recognized by Congress in with passage of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act, which designated Special Management Areas to aid in the protection of highly sensitive resources.

It is these vulnerable areas that are the focus of land acquisition efforts. Congress called for the preparation of the Management Plan for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (Management Plan) to ensure that land in the National Scenic Area is used consistently with the purposes and standards of the National Scenic Area Act.

The Gorge Commission and Forest Service must revise the management plan at least every 10 years. : Planning a New West: The Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (Culture and Environment in the Pacific West) (): Abbott, Carl: BooksFormat: Hardcover.

The region boasts a number of scenic attractions which, in addition to the Columbia River and Columbia Gorge, include the John Day Fossil Beds, Mt. Hood, and national forest areas. Beginning with the completion in of Bonneville Dam, much of the state’s electricity and water for irrigation has been supplied by the area’s hydroelectric.

Welcome to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, a year-round recreational area offering the best of outdoor activities including camping, hiking, biking, golf, whitewater rafting and kayaking, windsurfing and kiteboarding, boating, bird watching, photography, downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing—the list is endless.

The Port of Cascade Locks is an active participant in regional conversations pertaining to economic development, transportation, and tourism in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

The Port is governed by a policy-setting board of 5 elected Port Commissioners. Located in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the City of Cascade Locks is a point of entry for regional and national trail systems.

Recreational development opportunities abound for the community including mountain biking, hiking, sailing, bird watching, road biking, wind surfing, fishing, and camping.

As the only city located directly on the Pacific Crest Trail Author: Danielle Fuchs, Michael Ahillen, Sarah Bronstein, Ellen Dorsey, Sara Morrissey, Chloe Ritter. Hood River, Oregon is a world class soaring destination. Located in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Hood River combines breathtaking scenery and consistent soaring conditions with a community of experienced, welcoming pilots.

We invite visiting glider pilots to come fly with us. Congress established the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (CRGNSA), into protect and provide for the enhancement of the scenic, cultural, natural, and recreation resources of the Columbia River Gorge.

The CRGNSA Act (Public Law ) required the Oregon Department of Transportation to study the HCRH. Day Hiking Columbia River Gorge: National Scenic Area/Silver Star Scenic Area/Portland--Vancouver to The Dalles Craig Romano.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Next. Recommended popular audiobooks. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of s: SEC. ESTABLISHMENT OF THESCENIC AREA. (a) NATIONAL ScENIC AREA.-(1)There is hereby established the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. (2)The boundaries of the scenic area shall be generally depicted on the map entitled "Boundary Map, Columbia River Gorge Na­ tional Scenic Area," numbered NSAsheets 1 and 2, and dated.

In the Columbia Gorge, the creation of a National Scenic Area in enjoined differences between the goals and values of the Old and New Wests. In Planning a New West the authors present a fast-paced account of the creation of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

The Columbia River Gorge region, including the nationally recognized Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and the majestic Cascades Range of Mt. Adams (12, ft.) and Mt. Hood (11, ft.), o¥ers our target visitor a world-class adventure travel experience. While the mighty Columbia River is its defining feature, nationallyFile Size: 6MB.

10/8/Passed Senate amended. (Measure passed Senate, amended) Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act - Establishes the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area in Washington and Oregon. Designates special management and urban areas within such scenic area.

Permits minor revisions in such areas, as specified. The Columbia River Gorge is a canyon of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest of the United to 4, feet (1, m) deep, the canyon stretches for over eighty miles ( km) as the river winds westward through the Cascade Range, forming the boundary between the state of Washington to the north and Oregon to the south.

Extending roughly from the confluence of the Columbia with Website: In July ofthe Columbia River Gorge Technical Team and Interagency Coordination Team, with the assistance of national and global experts in air quality science, developed a phased, technical study plan for the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

Management Areas, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area", numbered SMA sheets 1 thro and dated Septemberwhich shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Commission and of the Chief, Forest Service; and (B) shall include all islands within the boundaries of the scenic area.

Columbia River Gorge – the largest designated National Scenic Area in the U.S. Smith Rock State Park – the birthplace of U.S. sport climbing Southern Oregon Coast – part of the publicly. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area By Timm on Septem am in Oregon.

The Columbia River Gorge is a beautiful river canyon over 80 miles long and up to 4, feet deep. The north side of the canyon is in the state of Washington, the south side is in the state of Oregon, and the Columbia River runs through the length of the.

The primary route east from Portland until Interstate 84 opened init became the focus of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area in Facebook Twitter. Destruction of the Highway's Hood River Bridge in sparked a groundswell of support for saving and restoring the HCRH.

Inthe Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act called for restoring the highway and for creating trails to connect intact and abandoned segments for recreational use. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided two cases in interpreting the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act.(1) In Columbia River Gorge United v.

Yeutter,(2) the court considered the first constitutional challenge to the Act, and to the interstate Compact(3) between Oregon and Washington that adopted it. Day Hiking: Columbia River Gorge features over day hikes on both sides of the river, extensive year-round hiking options, and trails in the National Scenic Area, Silver Star Scenic Area, Trapper Creek, Clark County, and beyond.

Unit, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area'', numbered SPU sheet 1, and dated Septemberwhich shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the Commission and of the Chief, Forest Service.

This byway stretches along the Columbia River at the very bottom of Washington and is enveloped in the spectacular setting of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

If a wide variety of sites on one drive spark your interest, look no further. Columbia River Gorge Byway offers a number of thrills.

SR COLUMBIA RIVER CROSSING STUDY Final Report 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Executive Summary Study Background The Hood River Bridge was originally built in and is one of three bridges traversing the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (CRGNSA).

It is one of nine bridges crossing the Columbia River along the Oregon. An interactive map that lets you explore recreation sites and trails in the awe inspiring Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To bolster its case, the commission asked for a first-ever analysis of exactly what it would take to carry out the duties spelled out in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area : Eric Florip.

The Commission violated the Scenic Area Act by allowing the expansion of existing industrial uses in the General Management Area. *Columbia River Gorge Comm’n v. Hood River County, Or AppP3drev den, OrP3d ().

Oregon’s Ballot Measure 37 does not apply within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. With two states, a National Scenic Area overlay and high percentages of federal land ownership, the level of regulations affecting development activities in the region is a significant concern.

All five counties in the Mid- Columbia region have zoning ordinances and land use comprehensive plans. Figure 1. Location of Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Source: USDA Forest Service, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area The CRGNSA features hundreds of natural wonders and attractions including scenic waterfalls and trails.

It is a unique and ideal place for participating in outdoor recreational by: 1. The Columbia River Gorge Commission, the U.S. Forest Service, and the six Gorge counties have scheduled four public information sessions to share progress on the Columbia River Gorge National.Crown Point State Park at the west entrance to the Columbia Gorge stands at feet above the river and is an interesting Floods landmark.

It was inundated during the time of the peak floods. An adjacent area, Portland Women’s Forum State Park Scenic Viewpoint, overlooks Crown Point and could be considered for enhanced exhibits to handle the.The Columbia River Gorge Commission is a regional governance body operating in the complex arena of interstate compact law and the particularly difficult and challenging requirements of National Scenic Area Act and the Columbia River Gorge Compact.

Interstate compact law is a developing area of the law with some well-established principles but many.