News Archive

January 19, 2018

Confluence on the Columbia

Lower Columbia Road Trip - July 13-15, 2018 Hit the road with Confluence to dig deeper into the storied landscape of the Columbia River system. This three day trip through the lower...   more >

January 9, 2018

2017 Annual Appeal a Grand Success!

Thanks to all the Confluence Friends and Legacy Makers who responded to our 2017 Annual Appeal with a resounding message of support! The important work...   more >

November 8, 2017

Confluence is Yours!

Become a Friend or Legacy Maker of Confluence today. What an amazing year it's been for this important work of connecting people to place through art and education. Just look at...   more >

November 3, 2017

Fall News from Confluence

Making a Difference at the Sandy River Delta It was a blazingly sunny morning at the Sandy River Delta, near Troutdale, Oregon,  for "Make a Difference Day." Thank you to all...   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