Ensuring the Gorge remains a vibrant, living place—wondrous, wild, and open to all—is at the core of what we do. We are Friends of the Columbia Gorge, the only conservation organization entirely dedicated to protecting, preserving, and stewarding the Columbia Gorge for future generations.

Get Involved

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:

February 24: Virtual Gorge on Tap

February 24: Virtual Gorge on Tap

Our first virtual Gorge on Tap will include two presentations and a Q&A.

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text "gorgefriends" to 52886 or click on the link to sign up for conservation advocacy text alerts.

10 Gorge Winter Hikes to Start the Year on Good Footing

10 Gorge Winter Hikes to Start the Year on Good Footing

Check out these hikes that offer plenty of scenery and austere appeal during winter.


A Diamond in the Rough at Catherine Creek

Blog Post

A Diamond in the Rough at Catherine Creek

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Land Trust director Dan Bell tells how a critically important conservation acquisition happened, and what is planned for the preserve at Catherine Creek.

Virtual Gorge on Tap

Events

Virtual Gorge on Tap

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Our first virtual Gorge on Tap will include two presentations and a Q&A.