News Archive

April 9, 2019

Three Reasons to Give

Our 2019 Spring Appeal is underway! It’s your opportunity to become a Friend of Confluence for the first time or to renew your support by donating to our mission: to...   more >

March 14, 2019

Confluence Road Trips

Indigenous Sovereignty and Resilience on the Columbia River road trip noun            definition of a road trip 1    : an interesting way to get from one place to another2    : a journey, travel that prioritizes experience and observation...   more >

March 2, 2019

March News from Confluence 2019

Documentary Shorts Feature Indigenous Voices Filmmaker Woodrow Hunt (Klamath/Modoc/Cherokee) of Tule Films is developing a series ten documentary shorts with Confluence that will be released at our upcoming screening event on April 13, 2019....   more >

February 17, 2019

Join us for these great upcoming events!

Promised Land Film Screening Award-winning social justice documentary that follows the Duwamish and Chinook Tribes as they fight for the restoration of treaty rights they have long been denied. This event is...   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