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Environment, News

Mount Hood Gets a New Volcano Monitoring Station

It’s worth remembering that Mount Hood is an active volcano. One of these days, it is going to blow. When it erupts, plumes of rock will shoot up thousands of feet above the volcano....

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Mount Hood Resorts Commit to Future of Snow

Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline, and Mt. Hood Skibowl have joined forces to support two pieces of Oregon Legislation to fight climate change....

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Introducing the Mount Hood Fault Zone

The newly discovered Mount Hood Fault Zone adds an admittedly ominous but also quite fascinating layer of underlying complexity to one of the most climbed, skied and beloved mountains on...

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Wolves are returning to Mount Hood

Decades after they were run out of Western Oregon by human encroachment, wild wolves have found their way back to the Mount Hood wilderness, where they are breeding, hunting, and surviving....

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Cougars on Mount Hood (the non-exclamation-point version)

Before we wade into a discussion of the beautiful, powerful creatures known as pumas or mountain lions or cougars, we should first acknowledge that it would be absolutely terrifying to be...

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Mt. Hood Meadows Wins “Recycler of the Year”

Mt. Hood Meadows has added to its green credentials by being named “Recycler of the Year” in the business category by the Association of Oregon Recyclers....

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Eight Facts to Consider About the Active Volcano we call Mount Hood

Mount Hood made news in spring of 2016 when scientists reported 77 minor earthquakes swarming the mountain over 24 hours....

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A Bipartisan Bill to Force the Forest Service to Complete the Mt. Hood Land Exchange is Moving Forward in the U.S. House

A Mt. Hood Land Exchange bill authored by U.S. Representative Greg Walden gained unanimous approval from the House Natural Resources Committee on March 16, a big step toward closing a deal...

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The Enduring Errors of Wildfire Suppression

Russ Plaeger and Casey Gatz may not agree on many things when it comes to the forests of Mt. Hood, but they do share the perspective that 100-plus years of stopping every wildfire has...

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Environmental Watchdogs Bark at the Forest Service Over Proposed Mount Hood Logging

Activists with the environmental group Bark, who call themselves the “defenders of Mount Hood,” are challenging a 3,000-acre timber sale planned for the north side of the mountain....

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