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:

Gorgeous Wildlife Webinar Series

Gorgeous Wildlife Webinar Series

Join us on May 28 for the third webinar in the series: The western pond turtle.

What You Don't See: 40 Years of Gorge Protection

What You Don't See: 40 Years of Gorge Protection

Conservation Director Michael Lang on the visible legacy of Gorge protection work.

Tax Benefits of the CARES and SECURE Acts

Tax Benefits of the CARES and SECURE Acts

Find out what recent changes to tax law might mean for you, and how you can best support Gorge protection work.


Friends Debuts New Brand Work From Marketing Agency Grady Britton

News & Updates

Friends Debuts New Brand Work From Marketing Agency Grady Britton

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Friends won Grady Britton’s $25,000 in-kind marketing grant in 2018.

CANCELED: Herman Creek to Cedar Swamp Camp, OR

Events

CANCELED: Herman Creek to Cedar Swamp Camp, OR

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Expert: 14 miles | 2,700-ft elevation gain
(Members-only)