A Force for Nature: Nancy Russell’s Fight to Save the Columbia River Gorge

by Bowen Blair

Bowen Blair JD ’80 pens a biography of Nancy Russell and her successful campaign to establish and protect the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Bowen tells the story of the unlikely activist who fought one of the most fiercely contested conservation battles of the 1980s, interweaving it with the natural and political history of the legendary landscape that inspired her. Oregon State University Press, 2022. 320 pages.

  • Publisher: Oregon State University Press
  • Date of publication: 2022
  • Format: 320 pages
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