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.

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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:

VIDEO: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

VIDEO: Inside the Preserve That’s Bringing Baby Turtles Back to the Gorge

View the Oregonian's report from the western pond turtle release at Turtle Haven.

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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

Columbia Gorge Trivia Night at pFriem

Events

Columbia Gorge Trivia Night at pFriem
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge in the upstairs pFriem Family Brewers Library on Thursday, Nov. 21 for a benefit trivia night. The evening will be dedic Event Details