We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only non-profit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the
beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come.

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Friends’ conservation work is driven by members, volunteers, and activists. There are many ways to join our community of Gorge enthusiasts. Here are some ways to get started:

Hello My Friend, Goodbye My Friend

Hello My Friend, Goodbye My Friend

Executive Director Kevin Gorman on how Dave Cannard's big personality and big heart continue to benefit the Columbia Gorge today.

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New Loops Come to Life at Lyle Cherry Orchard Preserve

New Loops Come to Life at Lyle Cherry Orchard Preserve

A partnership between Friends and the Washington Trails Association results in the trail at the preserve being altered and enhanced.

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VIDEO: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

VIDEO: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

View the Oregonian's report from the western pond turtle release at Turtle Haven.

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Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest

News & Updates

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Announces Nature + Nurture Photo Contest
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Friends' fifth annual photo contest celebrates the connection between nature and the cultures and communities that make the Gorge a vibrant place to visit and live. Read More

Gorge on Tap in Portland

Events

Gorge on Tap in Portland
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Meet Friends' staff and board and get updates about issues that impact Gorge communities. Event Details