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From Exploring the Gorge to Exploring Our Backyard

From Exploring the Gorge to Exploring Our Backyard

November 24, 2021 - By Haley Lebsack

Camas-Washougal Community Chest and Vic Clausen Youth Education Fund partner with Friends in ongoing Gorge outdoor education efforts.

National Scenic Area 35th Birthday: Highlighting a Long Career of Gorge Advocacy

National Scenic Area 35th Birthday: Highlighting a Long Career of Gorge Advocacy

November 18, 2021 - By Kevin Gorman

As the National Scenic Area turns 35, Executive Director Kevin Gorman pays tribute to one of his predecessors, who as a young man helped get the Scenic Area legislation over the finish line.

35th Anniversary: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act Signed Into Law

35th Anniversary: Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act Signed Into Law

November 17, 2021 - By Bowen Blair Jr.

On the 35th anniversary of the date the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act was signed into law, we look back into Friends' archives for reaction to the momentous occasion.

2020-21 Board Reflections

2020-21 Board Reflections

November 1, 2021 - By Jen Lovejoy

Board member Jen Lovejoy writes of interconnectivity and an ongoing organizational shift within Friends.

2020-21 Financial Report: Friends Adapts to Challenges and Changes

2020-21 Financial Report: Friends Adapts to Challenges and Changes

November 1, 2021 - By Paige Unangst

Consolidated reports show Friends is very fortunate to have the support and generosity of our donors, volunteers, and activists.

Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

Giving Shout-Outs as Giving Season Starts

October 20, 2021 - By Hannah Anderson-Dana

Friends returns for the 2021 Willamette Week Give!Guide and highlights other participating organizations worthy of support.

New Transit Options in the Gorge

New Transit Options in the Gorge

October 6, 2021 - By Kevin Gorman

Recent changes could have a transformational impact on how people will be traveling throughout the Gorge for years to come.

Early Fires in 2021 Forecast a Daunting Future

Early Fires in 2021 Forecast a Daunting Future

October 6, 2021

Newly adopted policies will be vital in facing future challenges from wildfire threats exacerbated by drought. But much more will need to be done.

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