News Archive

January 3, 2019

Annual Appeal Ends + Gift for Monthly Donors

Thank you to all of the Friends and Legacy Makers who made the 2018 Confluence Annual Appeal a huge success! We heard from 68 donors who gave more than $16,000 to support this important work!Your...   more >

December 18, 2018

Educational Programs Planned for 2019

As a busy year comes to a close, the Confluence staff is hard at work planning and scheduling meaningful programming in schools and public spaces. The mission of Confluence is...   more >

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 >

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Confluence Upcoming Events

July 6, 2017

Confuence in the Community is a series of public events that fuse art, culture and heritage to engage the communities around our project sites. All are welcome!

 

Native Plant Walk with Greg Archuleta on the Land Bridge

August 26, 2017, 9:00am - 11:00am

September 16, 10 am-12 pm

October 7, 12-2 pm - Old Apple Trest Festival

Old Apple Tree Park

112 SE Columbia Way

Vancouver, WA 98661

 

Confluence Story Gathering

September 17, 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Richland Public Library

955 Northgate Dr

Richland, WA 99352

 

In a Landscape: Hunter Noack

Tickets: FREE, though it is a 5 dollar admission to the park. Reservations required. Get tickets here. 

In partnership with Confluence, Hunter Noack performs live on a nine­foot Steinway concert grand piano at the Listening Circle at Chief Timothy Park. Designed by Maya Lin, the Listening Circle sits atop an island in Nez Perce homelands, nine miles down river from the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers outside Clarkston, Washington.

October 7, 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Chief Timothy Park

Near Clarkston, WA

 

Sandy River Delta Volunteer Clean Up

October 28th, 2017

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.

RSVP to Confluence Program Manager, Courtney Yilk at 360-693-0123 or courtney@confluenceproject.org

Learn more here: http://www.makeadifferenceday.com/dashboard/project/confluence-trail-repair-at-the-sandy-river-delta

Confluence Story Gathering

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Visitor Center

November 4, 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

1501 E Evergreen Blvd

Vancouver, WA 98661

 

More About Story Gatherings

First-person story telling has a unique power to deepen our understanding of the histories, cultures and environment that surrounds us.  Learn more here.