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Oregon State Marine Board Requires Invasive Species Permits for all Non-Motorized Boats in 2011

06.11.11

All manually powered boats 10 feet and longer operating Oregon waterways now need to have on-board an Oregon State invasive species permit. Funds from the $7 permits will pay for programs designed to protect Oregon's waterways from invasive species. Non-motorized boats from Washington may launch in Oregon within ONE RIVER MILE of the Columbia River (or Snake River) without a permit. Additional

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NY Times Names Lower Columbia River one of "Seven Rivers Less Paddled" in May 16 Travel Section

05.18.10

The at times difficult stretch of lower Columbia River from Brownsmead to Astoria that is replete with islands, big tides, and a navigation around Tongue Point is highlighted in the New York Times May 16 Sunday Travel Section. The Times notes that the Lower Columbia River Estuary Partnership has water trail maps on the Water Trail Web site and warns paddlers about the Columbia River Bar using its

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VIA Magazine Highlights Lower Columbia River Water Trail, Travel Writer Tim Cahill Describes a 4-day Trip

07.01.07

VIA Magazine, AAA Traveler's Companion Magazine profiles the Lower Columbia River Water Trail with a cover story in the May Issue of the Oregon/Idaho and California/Nevada/Utah editions. The story describes Cahill's journey down the river with the Estuary Partnership's Deputy Director Chris Hathaway and highlights parks and rental outfits that make accessing the trail easy. Check Out the Article!

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