Gorge Owned is a member-supported 501(c)(3) community development organization.
We empower Gorge communities through transformative ideas and tools,
promoting the spirit of localism, and facilitating dialogue to foster connections
and effect meaningful gains at the local level. Join Us and Create a More Vibrant Community
Join Gorge Owned Wednesday, March 14, 7PM at Columbia Center for the Arts for "River of Hope – The Columbia: From Source to Sea,” the last Sense of Place Lecture of the season. Presenters include Peter Marbach, renowned landscape photographer and Gorge resident....read more
Gorge Owned is calling for nominations for the seventh annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion awards.read more
Tod J. LeFevre
RFP: Sustainable Impact Series
Gorge Owned is now accepting proposals for speakers, topics, and partners for our new Sustainable Impact Series launching Summer of 2018. Click HERE for more details.
Hear in the Gorge
When folksinger Woody Guthrie strolled into the Bonneville Power Administration in 1941, he played a song or two on his guitar, filled out some paperwork, and was hired by the federal government to write songs about dams on the Columbia River. And then, just as abruptly as it began, this odd-couple story came to an end.