"One thing that hasn’t changed â€¦is the need for us all to do our part in protecting the Columbia Gorge from catastrophic fires."
Too often the U.S. conservation community has been silent on issues of justice, equality, and access to the outdoors. This cannot continue.
Friends won Grady Britton’s $25,000 in-kind marketing grant in 2018.
Hood River photographer wins grand prize in Nature + Nurture contest.
"The Gorge has always brought people together and even though trails might be closed, we wanted to bring the wonder of the Gorge to everyone through the beauty of words."
Friends Executive Director Kevin Gorman said he’s been experiencing this transformation on both a personal and professional level.
Here's how the decisions were made.