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:

Empowering New Voices, Strengthening Gorge Advocacy

Empowering New Voices, Strengthening Gorge Advocacy

Friends partners with the University of Portland Immersive Environmental Justice program.

What You Don't See: 40 Years of Gorge Protection

What You Don't See: 40 Years of Gorge Protection

Conservation Director Michael Lang on the visible legacy of Gorge protection work.

Gorgeous Wildlife Webinar Series

Gorgeous Wildlife Webinar Series

Missed any of the recent expert-led webinars? You can watch here.


Friends of the Columbia Gorge Statement on Racism And Access to Nature

News & Updates

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Statement on Racism And Access to Nature

Monday, June 1, 2020

Too often the U.S. conservation community has been silent on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors. This cannot continue.

CANCELED: Sandy River Delta Evening Walk, OR

Events

CANCELED: Sandy River Delta Evening Walk, OR

Sunday, June 7, 2020

Easy: 3-4 miles | little elev. gain