News Archive

April 21, 2018

Celebrating Earth Day with Mulch!

They swept. They weeded. The picked up litter. They mulched and, along the way, they learned about the native history of the Columbia River. More than 40 volunteers celebrated Earth...   more >

April 21, 2018

Earth Day Work Party at the Land Bridge

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...   more >

April 20, 2018

Confluence Partners with Vanport Mosaic for Story Gathering

Confluence will host our first Confluence Story Gathering in 2018 as part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival on Sunday, May 27th, from 11:00- 12:30 pm, at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center.  To RSVP,...   more >

March 3, 2018

March 2018 News from Confluence

Sharing Stories of Celilo Linda Meanus smiled at the students as she told them stories of growing up with the sound of Celilo Falls ever present. As she spoke this week...   more >

Upcoming Events at Confluence

April 21, 2017

Earth Day Work Party at the Confluence Land Bridge

Volunteer this Earth Day to tend to landscaping needs (mulching!) on the Confluence Land Bridge with hosts Confluence and the City of Vancouver. Designed by internationally recognized architect Johnpaul Jones of Seattle, 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. 

Saturday, April 22nd, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Meet at Old Apple Tree Park, 112 Columbia Way. Tools, gloves, and training will be provided. Stay for the BBQ lunch at noon.

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

 

Confluence Story Gathering

Story-driven discussions that elevate indigenous voices in our understanding of the Columbia River system.

May 6, 2017, 2-4 pm
Columbia Gorge Discover Center in The Dalles

Confluence Story Gatherings are free and open to the public. To reserve your tickets, contact Courtney Yilk. Confluence Story Gatherings are sponsored by a generous grant from the Oregon Community Foundation.