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:

View Friends' Newest Quarterly Newsletter

View Friends' Newest Quarterly Newsletter

Receiving a print version of our newsletter is a Friends member benefit.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Gorge

A Step in the Right Direction for the Gorge

The Gorge Commission is poised to finalize meaningful changes to the Gorge Management Plan.

Persistence & Commitment to a Continuous Journey

Persistence & Commitment to a Continuous Journey

Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator Mika Barrett on Friends' diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) challenge.


This Fourth of July, Don’t Play Fire with the Gorge or Public Health

News & Updates

This Fourth of July, Don’t Play Fire with the Gorge or Public Health

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

"One thing that hasn’t changed …is the need for us all to do our part in protecting the Columbia Gorge from catastrophic fires."

Columbia River Gorge Commission Monthly Meeting: October

Events

Columbia River Gorge Commission Monthly Meeting: October

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

The public is invited to view the Gorge Commission's meeting online.