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Connections, Perspectives, and Inspirations in the Gorge

Connections, Perspectives, and Inspirations in the Gorge

October 22, 2020 - By Mika Barrett

No one family, background, or perspective can completely capture the Gorge in its entirety, but taken together their collection of experiences reveal the Gorge’s ability to connect.

Ed Cleary: Connecting to Nature through Photography

Ed Cleary: Connecting to Nature through Photography

October 19, 2020 - By Pam Davee

A photographer and ardent conservationist, Ed feels that we must not lose old-growth forest because wilderness is critical for the human condition.

Adapting Land Management for Uncertain Times

Adapting Land Management for Uncertain Times

September 24, 2020

This has been a year of change and adaptation at Friends--and not the slow kind.

Why Friends Is Pausing Fall Guided Hikes and Outings

Why Friends Is Pausing Fall Guided Hikes and Outings

September 14, 2020 - By Burt Edwards

Between the pandemic and historic wildfires, it's not a good time to be leading groups of hikers onto Gorge trails.

Your Voice is the Greatest Protector of the Gorge

Your Voice is the Greatest Protector of the Gorge

September 5, 2020 - By Ryan Rittenhouse

Conservation Organizer Ryan Rittenhouse asks you to comment this Tuesday, Sept. 8, on the Columbia River Gorge Commission's Management Plan.

A Life-Changing Experience: Releasing the Western Pond Turtle

A Life-Changing Experience: Releasing the Western Pond Turtle

August 27, 2020 - By Natasha Stone

A year ago, Community Engagement Specialist Natasha Stone was in radio, hearing about the annual western pond turtle release. Now she was taking part in one.

In Loving Memory of Kristine Starr Beam

In Loving Memory of Kristine Starr Beam

August 11, 2020 - By Pam Davee

A Brief but Brilliant Legacy of Service to the Columbia Gorge

A Brief but Brilliant Legacy of Service to the Columbia Gorge

July 29, 2020

A tribute to Colin Zylka, an exceptionally dedicated volunteer for numerous groups including Friends' land trust.

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