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Travel Oregon Forever
If you travel in Oregon, you’ve probably noticed that we’re pretty green-minded. To spread the word, we’ve developed a network of sustainability-minded businesses. The Oregon Travel Philanthropy Fund helps pay for stewardship projects around the state, and through the Sustainable Business Challenge, Oregon businesses voluntarily report their sustainable and environmental business practices. Just look for the Travel Oregon Forever logo to support these participating businesses.
an Oregon StoryOregon Ghost Towns: Boyd, Dufur and Friend
Driving through the sun struck wheat fields south of Mosier and The Dalles, it’s nearly impossible to believe that the sculpted chasm of the Columbia River Gorge is anywhere nearby. It’s also hard to believe that the ghost towns dotting the map…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryHistoric Astoria
Poised at the mouth of the Columbia River, Astoria has seen and made a lot of history. This year the city celebrates its bicentennial, marking 200 years of importance not just to Oregon but to the country as a whole. These four Astoria residents…Continue reading this story…
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Since passing America’s first bottle deposit law back in 1971, the State of Oregon has been a trailblazer in both land preservation and sustainability.
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You can spot whales nearly year-round on the Oregon Coast. Gray Whales migrate along the Oregon Coast twice a year, once in spring as they are headed north and in winter when headed south. There are about 200 whales that only migrate as far north as Oregon and can be seen nearly year-round until they return to their breeding waters off Mexico where they stay between December and February. Durin…