Nov. 22, 2022

Episode #182 - Bowen Blair, Author "A Force for Nature: Nancy Russel's Fight to Save the Columbia Gorge"

Episode #182 - Bowen Blair, Author "A Force for Nature: Nancy Russel's Fight to Save the Columbia Gorge"

Bowen Blair is an environmental attorney who has protected some of the nation’s most important landscapes. In the Columbia Gorge, Blair helped draft and lobby the act that established the country’s most prominent national scenic area and...


Bowen Blair is an environmental attorney who has protected some of the nation’s most important landscapes. In the Columbia Gorge, Blair helped draft and lobby the act that established the country’s most prominent national scenic area and negotiated the purchase of thousands of acres for public parks and tribal homelands. He was later appointed by two Oregon governors to the Gorge Commission, which he chaired.

Guest Links-
The book - https://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/force-for-nature

About Nancy - https://gorgefriends.org/who-we-are/nancy-russell.html

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