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We’re hiring!

                  Position Announcement and Description Position Title: Bilingual Education Director Time Commitment: 30 hours/week, typically weekdays Approximate Start Date: mid-May or early June Organization: Gorge Ecology Outdoors (GEO) Organization’s Mission: GEO is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit dedicated to nurturing ALL children’s sense of belonging, wonder, and connection within [...]

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We’ve updated our name!

Let it be said, let it be known, we’ve updated our name to GEO and we’re ready to be shown! A topic that has come up a number of times during my eight years as an employee of Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute has been our name. I never really gave it much thought. After all, [...]

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Soaring up close

A $10,000 Matching Opportunity!

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! We’re 95% of the way toward our year-end fundraising goal! Every little bit helps so please consider making a contribution. Help us soar into the new year! Provided by CoolFundraisingIdeas.net You can click on the donate button to the right or send a check payable to Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute PO [...]

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Interview with Steelhead

More about CGEI Click on the link above to hear Drew, also known as Steelhead, talk about CGEI and what brings him back every year.

SECRETS Volunteer Interview

Click on the link below to hear Sedge, also known as Paul Moyer, talk about why he volunteers with SECRETS. SECRETS Volunteer Interview “I believe we must help, in whatever ways we are able to offer future generations an experiential understanding of how amazingly wonderful this planet earth is.” – Paul Moyer

Who is Huckleberry?

Who is Huckleberry? Click on the link above to hear Liz talk about her JVC-AmeriCorps experience with CGEI.

Teacher interview about SECRETS

Teacher Interview about SECRETS Click on the link above to hear what Mrs. Burns has to say about The SECRETS Program. “I haven’t ever seen outdoor education look the way it does here.”  – Mrs. Burns

Community Day

Community Day Click on the link above to watch a class of 4th and 5th graders become stewards of their ecosystem by planting trees!

Programs Offered at The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute

Liz, also known as Huckleberry, talks about all of the ways CGEI reaches the youth of The Gorge. Click on the link to watch the video! Programs Offered at The Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute

SECRETS Program Video

SECRETS Program The Secrets Program provides place- based, environmental education to 4th and 5th graders in The Gorge. Click on the link and watch the video to learn more!