Blog Stories Explore The Gorge

Explore The Gorge

By Andy Meeks, April 11, 2018

The massive Eagle Creek wildfire last September in the Gorge affected 48,831 acres over several weeks, displacing wildlife, residents and the valuable fall tourism business.

While the impacts were significant, they weren’t as devastating as first thought. In fact, a recent study concluded that just 21,900 acres were ‘highly’ or ‘moderately’ burned. 

Check out this great map from the USDA Forest Service highlighting what’s open in the western and eastern ends of the Gorge. 

Also, consider supporting local businesses when you’re out there. If you’re a beer lover, the Thunder Island Brewing Company serves delicious beer in an incomparable setting.

 

 

Andy Meeks

Earth Advantage Broker

My clients are always my top priority, and my singular focus is to help them achieve their goals efficiently and effectively. This is the intention I set every day, and how I define success. As a trained and licensed attorney, I lead with a sharp attention to detail, a keen ear and focused voice, and an unwavering commitment to integrity, transparency and responsiveness. I’m a passionate advocate and I thrive when helping others succeed, and I’m always available to connect over a cup of coffee to learn how I can help make good things happen. Read my client reviews here. The choice to become a real estate broker was a joyful combination of two very different careers. Prior to moving to Portland in 2008, I was an environmental and title closing attorney in Massachustts. Since then, I've served as a program manager and fundraising professional for Portland-based non-profit organizations Friends of Trees, The Freshwater Trust and Ecotrust. While not scouting homes and helping clients, you can find me riding and racing bicycles, digging in the garden, practicing yoga, experimenting in the kitchen, and exploring the stunning beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Please let me know how I can help you or someone you know. Thank you!
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