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Author Durbin, Kathie
Title Bridging a great divide : the battle for the Columbia River Gorge / Kathie Durbin
Imprint Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, [2013]
©2013
Descript 1 online resource (326 pages) : illustrations
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: the gift in our back yard -- The vision -- Hardly wilderness -- Watchdogs -- Saving Steigerwald -- Balancing act -- The launch -- Writing the rules -- Early friction -- The too-tall house -- Fear and loathing -- Land rush -- Oregon pushback -- A pile of rocks -- Time to amend -- Great debates -- Showdown at Lyle Point -- A destination resort -- Rails to trails -- The haze curtain -- Logging loopholes -- The casino deal -- Whistling Ridge -- Restoring a legacy -- Rebuilding a historic highway -- The recreation challenge -- Cape Horn convergence -- A river unleashed -- A quarter-century -- The fight continues
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Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Durbin, Kathie. Bridging a great divide : the battle for the Columbia River Gorge. Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, [2013] xiii, 312 pages 9780870717161 (DLC) 2013006155
Subject Nature conservation -- Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.)
Cultural property -- Protection -- Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.)
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (Or. and Wash.) -- History
Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.) -- Environmental conditions
Columbia River Gorge (Or. and Wash.) -- Politics and government
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