News Archive

November 6, 2018

Your Legacy In the Landscape

The Annual Appeal is one way the Friends of Confluence support the important work of telling the story of the Columbia River ecosystem through Indigenous voices in schools and in...   more >

October 10, 2018

Professional Development: Cultural Curiosity in the Classroom

Cultural Curiosity in the Classroom FREE WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS October 27th 8 am - 5 pm Mt Hood Community College GE (General Education)201 Lunch Included Culture is something everybody has. With a willingness...   more >

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 >


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