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:

April 1, Hood River: Kevin Gorman Sense of Place Lecture

April 1, Hood River: Kevin Gorman Sense of Place Lecture

Deep-dive into the Gorge's past and future as our executive director speaks of "Schemes, Dreams and Teams."

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Preserve the Wonder: Together, We Did It

Preserve the Wonder: Together, We Did It

Thanks to you, nearly 500 acres in the Columbia Gorge are protected forever.

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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 Testifies in Support of Funding for the Gorge Commission

News & Updates

Friends Testifies in Support of Funding for the Gorge Commission
Monday, March 25, 2019

Testimony by Executive Director Kevin Gorman in front of the Oregon Legislature's Ways and Means Subcommittee on Natural Resources Read More

Conservation in Verse: Authors, Artists & Activists on Protecting the Landscapes We Love

Events

Conservation in Verse: Authors, Artists & Activists on Protecting the Landscapes We Love
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

A special evening exploring the intersection of artistic inspiration and community-led conservation initiatives with award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield and Oregon Poet Laureate Kim Stafford. Event Details