- Living Culture
In 2021, the Vancouver Land Bridge underwent refurbishment, which were celebrated in this recorded ceremony. At the ceremony, Confluence also dedicated a tree planted in honor of our Founding Director Jane Jacobsen, who passed away in 2020.
Curious about how Confluence got started? Want to explore our five completed art landscapes? Interested in the work we’re doing in schools? Check out this recorded event!
During this virtual event Ciarra Greene shared traditional Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) stories and dive into their embedded ecological practices and cultural understandings, exemplifying what has made traditional storytelling a strong force for cultural continuity over the generations.
Sarah Vowell describes how Maya Lin took her own individal style to the Confluence sites, but also came to listen to that place and people.
Sarah Vowell describes her visit to the Confluence Bird Blind at the Sandy River Delta
Sarah Vowell relates how someone can just be themselves at Confluence sites.
Sarah Vowell describes the multitude of histories in the story of the transcontinental railroads, including Chinese laborers, Westward expansion, and dispossession of Native land.
As our climate changes, so do the plants that thrive in our ecosystem. Learn more about how the Sandy River Delta is using native plants to adapt with Bill Weiler, Stewardship Education Coordinator with the Sandy River Watershed Council.
Explore the unique ecosystem around the Sandy River Delta! Bill Weiler, Stewardship Education Coordinator with the Sandy River Watershed Council, details how previous restoration projects have improved the Sandy River’s health.
The Sandy River Watershed Council is rebuilding Salmon homes and so much more: Explore one of our environmental restoration projects with us along the Sandy River.