News Archive

January 20, 2019

Confluence Story Gathering at WSU-Vancouver

Confluence and WSU Vancouver host the first Confluence Story Gathering of 2019 on Saturday, February 16th, from 4:00- 6:00 pm, at the Dengerink Building, Room 110, WSU-V. Story Gatherings are intended...   more >

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 >

Earth Day Work Party at the Land Bridge

April 21, 2018

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 to landscaping needs (mulching, weeding, trash pick up) and lunch with burgers and hot dogs on the Land Bridge with hosts Confluence and the City of Vancouver. Designed by internationally recognized architect Johnpaul Jones of Jones & Jones, the site was dedicated in 2008. The Land Bridge is an earth-covered pedestrian bridge, arcing over Hwy 14, reconnecting historic Fort Vancouver with the Columbia River. European and Native American cultures once converged at this Columbia River site, where the Hudson's Bay Company stood as the first European trading post in the Pacific Northwest. Learn about the site's indigenous plants as you walk along the Land Bridge and enjoy Native American artist Lillian Pitt’s work along the bridge that highlights the deep, significant contributions indigenous people make to this place.

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