This holiday season, invest in your community

With the holiday shopping and giving season just around the corner, Gorge Owned today launched its 7th annual GO! Local campaign to encourage residents to shop and donate locally. As in years past, the campaign aims to raise awareness about the benefits to the...
GO Local Gets Smart

GO Local Gets Smart

Gorge-wide buy local campaign partners with Chinook Book to make it easier for residents and visitors to locate and support local businesses In anticipation of the holiday shopping and giving season, Gorge Owned is partnering with local businesses and Portland-based...

Cascade Locks hosts first Green Drinks of Season, 5.18.16

Everybody is welcome to our first Gorge Green Drinks of the season in Cascade Locks on Wednesday, May 18th from 6-7:30pm in the Marine Park Pavilion (right next to where the Sternwheeler docks). Learn about Trails to Ales outings, Gorge Towns to Trails, public...
GO! Talks at Earth Day Celebration

GO! Talks at Earth Day Celebration

This year, our Earth Day Celebration on 4/20 at Springhouse Cellars will feature 6 “TED-style” short talks from regional environmental leaders, innovators, and activists that we hope will inspire you. This year’s GO! Talks theme is “Signs of...

6th Annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards

Voting is now open to choose the winners of the 6th annual Tod J. LeFevre Sustainability Champion Awards, which celebrates people who are working on innovative, creative solutions to the environmental, economic and social issues facing the Gorge. GO! will present the...

Save The Date for Gorge Earth Day Celebration- 4.20.16

Earth Day is where we got our start 15 years ago. It was 2001 and a bunch of concerned citizens and lively activists decided that Hood River needed to energize people around protection of the environment. Now in 2016, Gorge Owned is engaging people all over the region...
Our Work, Our Impacts

Our Work, Our Impacts

Gorge Owned staff and volunteers accomplish A LOT with very little. We are up to four employees now, but all of us part-time. However, we all believe strongly in what we do and work many extra hours because of this passion. We also have an amazing...

Select Advertising Spots for GO! Members

Hello- we have a few advertising spots in our monthly e-newsletter available to GO! members. Our once a month e-newsletter reaches over 2,150 people and is growing with around 25 new folks signing up each month. We also average a 30% open rate (almost 10% above the...
Making Energy Work for Rural Oregon – an All-Day Workshop

Making Energy Work for Rural Oregon – an All-Day Workshop

Hood River is on its way to discovering energy savings and renewable energy opportunities. Join us and learn how to reap the rewards of local energy programs and projects. This one-day workshop brought to you by Gorge Owned and Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network is...
30 Day Fundraising Campaign Starts Now!

30 Day Fundraising Campaign Starts Now!

From now through December 1st (GivingTuesday) we are asking that you all give a little (or a lot) to our year-end giving campaign called GOVEMBER. It’s simple. You just text the word GOVEMBER to the number 444999, follow the prompts for how much you would like...
Seeking Sponsorships for the 6th Annual Sense of Place Series!

Seeking Sponsorships for the 6th Annual Sense of Place Series!

Want to support the cultural enrichment of our community? Want to promote your business to hundreds of engaged citizens? Want to help Gorge Owned put on a fabulous series of interesting speakers? Consider becoming a sponsor of our 2015-2016 Sense of Place lecture...

AniChe Cellars Hosts Green Drinks July 22

Join Gorge Owned for a family friendly Green Drinks at the scenic AniChe Cellars in Underwood on July 22nd from 6-7:30 p.m. Sample and learn about local wine while you enjoy appetizers from Stenberg Family Foods. Co-host Underwood Conservation District (UCD) will...