Earth Day Oregon We hope you will join us for Earth Day Oregon, Friday April 22.  Together, through collaboration and collective generosity, we will continue to support the annual Oregon tradition of raising awareness as we focus on stewardship and climate action. We invite local businesses to become GEOs Business Partners.  If your business would [...]

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You know our programs…..School, SECRETS, Rivers For All, OWL’s

But do you know our name? Gorge Ecology Outdoors With your support, GEO is empowering the advocates, change makers, stewards and scientists our planet and community needs to thrive.    Since 1996  over 25,000 students in the Columbia Gorge have been inspired to care for nature and our local community through outdoor experiences and education.  [...]

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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 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!