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:

Work for Friends

Work for Friends

We have issued a Request for Proposal for a meeting facilitator. Application deadline is Sept. 26.

"A Climate of Change" Webinar

We teamed up with Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network to discuss efforts to safeguard Gorge communities from the effects of climate change.

Taking Education From Virtual Back to the Outdoors

Taking Education From Virtual Back to the Outdoors

One of Friends' outdoor education programs goes back outdoors with the help of a youthful, relatable "fish nerd" biologist.


Thrillist: The Most Beautiful Places in Oregon You Never Knew Existed

News & Updates

Thrillist: The Most Beautiful Places in Oregon You Never Knew Existed

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Organizations like the Audubon Society, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, and Oregon Wild all work protect the incredible wilderness of Oregon.

Harvest Lunch with Elk Cove Founders Joe & Pat Campbell

Events

Harvest Lunch with Elk Cove Founders Joe & Pat Campbell

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Immerse yourself in a delectable culinary experience. Enjoy a specially prepared lunch paired with curated wines from Elk Cove.