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:

Outdoor Access for All: Exploring Safety, Equity & Inclusion

Outdoor Access for All: Exploring Safety, Equity & Inclusion

April 26: Join Friends and guest panelists for a special webinar about the issue of equitable access on public lands.

Work for Friends

Work for Friends

We are hiring for two positions: Development & Database Coordinator and Conservation Organizer.

"A Climate of Change" Webinar

We teamed up with Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network to discuss efforts to safeguard Gorge communities from the effects of climate change.


Dry Creek Falls Shot Wins Grand Prize in Friends' Sixth Annual Photo Contest

News & Updates

Dry Creek Falls Shot Wins Grand Prize in Friends' Sixth Annual Photo Contest

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Dan Hawk’s winning shot at Dry Creek Falls is a beautiful example of what decades of Gorge protection look like.

Outdoor Access for All: Exploring Safety, Equity & Inclusion

Events

Outdoor Access for All: Exploring Safety, Equity & Inclusion

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Outdoor Access for All: Exploring Safety, Equity & Inclusion in the Columbia Gorge and Beyond