News Archive

August 22, 2018

Native Plant Walks on the Confluence Land Bridge

Confluence is honored to continue to work with Greg Archuleta, the Grand Ronde Lifeways Instructor, to offer this special series of walks. Greg will share native plants, their uses, and...   more >

July 25, 2018

Confluence Legacy Maker Dinner

Legacy in the Landscape In Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Land Bridge and the Bird Blind Feature Speakers: Architect Johnpaul Jones, Designer of the Land Bridge and Artist Lillian Pitt Our...   more >

April 21, 2018

Celebrating Earth Day with Mulch!

They swept. They weeded. The picked up litter. They mulched and, along the way, they learned about the native history of the Columbia River. More than 40 volunteers celebrated Earth...   more >

April 21, 2018

Earth Day Work Party at the Land Bridge

Thanks for the strong interest in the work party, our numbers have reached capacity. Please contact Courtney for further opportunities.  Volunteer Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to noon to tend...   more >


Confluence News & Events – August 2017

August 27, 2017

Thank You Pink Martini!

A heartfelt thank you to Confluence board member Thomas Lauderdale and Pink Martini for hosting an incredible benefit concert on Saturday, August 19th in Lake Oswego.  We are deeply grateful for your generosity and devotion to Confluence. Thank you to founding board member Antone Minthorn and everyone else who came out to show support. Thanks also to our partners: The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter, Stop Riverbend Landfill, The Derek Rieth Foundation. A wonderful event enjoyed by all.


In a Landscape with Hunter Noack


Saturday, September 30, 2017

IN A LANDSCAPE: Classical Music in the Wild with Hunter Noack.

Don't miss this unique event! Listen to gorgeous music at the Confluence Listening Circle designed by Maya Lin. More event information here.


Make a Difference at the Sandy River Delta

Confluence will host a trail repair party at the Sandy River Delta on Make A Difference Day ( , October 28, 2017. We invite you to come out and help restore the Confluence Trail and celebrate this beautiful wilderness restoration project. The trail repairs are made possible through a generous grant from the National Forest Foundation. Thank you!

Volunteers will meet at the trailhead kiosk in the parking lot between 8:30 am and 9 am to go over volunteer activities and equipment use. Overflow parking will be available.

Coffee, water and morning and afternoon snacks will be provided. Equipment will be provided by the U.S. Forest Service. Please bring a lunch and water bottle. Please also wear boots or closed toe shoes, long sleeves, sunglasses and sun protection if sunny, comfortable clothing for working outdoors and work gloves if you favor your own.

Please RSVP to Confluence Program Manager, Courtney Yilk at 360-693-0123.

Special thanks to the National Forest Foundation and to our partners:

* U.S. Forest Service

* Friends of the Sandy River Delta

* Oregon Equestrian Trails

* Sandy River Basin Watershed Council