Since 2000, we have been running programs that aim to educate and inspire Gorge residents to take actions that will directly improve the health of our local economy, natural environment and sense of community.
Sense of Place
Now in its 5th year, the Annual Sense of Place lecture series continues to deliver interesting, meaningful lectures that bring us closer to the human and natural history of The Columbia River Gorge. Each lecture draws, on average, 200 people looking to build a greater connection with the place they call home.
Clean Energy Works
Working with Clean Energy Works (CEW), Gorge Owned helps Gorge residents improve home performance by accessing information and incentives. CEW offers complete and thorough experience, from the initial review of the efficiency of your house, to finding the right contractors, to securing competitive financing.
Green Home Tour
The Community Pride Cleanup event helps people in Klickitat County responsibly dispose of household waste. Each Spring, more than 100 individuals provide more than 425 volunteer hours for this event, which keeps hundreds of cubic yards of trash, recyclables, tires, scrap metal, worn out appliances, reusable household goods and building materials from entering the landfill.