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:

Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

Friends returns for the 2021 Willamette Week Give!Guide and highlights other participating organizations worthy of support.

Early Fires in 2021 Forecast Daunting Future

Early Fires in 2021 Forecast Daunting Future

Newly adopted policies will be vital in facing future challenges from wildfires exacerbated by drought. But much more will need to be done.

Sign Up for a Stewardship Work Party

Sign Up for a Stewardship Work Party

We are once again offering land stewardship volunteer opportunities to the public.


Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

Blog Post

Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Friends returns for the 2021 Willamette Week Give!Guide and highlights other participating organizations worthy of support.

Planting and Clean-Up at Catherine Creek Land Trust Property

Events

Planting and Clean-Up at Catherine Creek Land Trust Property

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge in planting trees and a variety of small clean-up projects at this newly acquired Land Trust site.