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.

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:

Small Step for Friends, Big Step for Pond Turtles

Small Step for Friends, Big Step for Pond Turtles

Land Trust Director Dan Bell on big news for both endangered turtles and Gorge land conservation.

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Car-Free in the Columbia Gorge Expands

Car-Free in the Columbia Gorge Expands

Exploring the Gorge without a personal vehicle is getting easier this fall with the expansion of bus service.

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Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

Be a Best Friend - Become a Monthly Donor

With your automatic, monthly gift, you ensure we're ready to take action to defend the Gorge.

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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

Balfour-Klickitat Loop Trail Invasive Plant Removal, WA

Events

Balfour-Klickitat Loop Trail Invasive Plant Removal, WA
Saturday, November 16, 2019

Help remove invasive plants at this waterfront restoration project. Event Details