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:

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text Alerts: Another Way to Take Action With Friends

Text "gorgefriends" to 52886 or click on the link to sign up for conservation advocacy text alerts.

10 Gorge Winter Hikes to Start the Year on Good Footing

10 Gorge Winter Hikes to Start the Year on Good Footing

Check out these hikes that offer plenty of scenery and austere appeal during winter.

Water for Warm Springs: Helping Tribal Allies in Time of Need

Water for Warm Springs: Helping Tribal Allies in Time of Need

Executive Director Kevin Gorman on the Warm Springs water partnership and campaign and how you can help.


Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

News & Updates

Friends Appeals Logging Decisions Made by Federal & State Agencies

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The decisions would allow commercial logging in most restricted area of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, in violation of Scenic Area law and Gorge Management Plan.

Columbia River Gorge Commission Monthly Meeting: March

Events

Columbia River Gorge Commission Monthly Meeting: March

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Commission meetings are generally held the second Tuesday of each month and are open to the public.