Live Edge 2018

Posted by Renee Magyar on May 17, 2018

October 4, 2018 -- 6:00 pm

 Join Sustainable Northwest for our annual fundraiser and celebration

at the Leftbank Annex, 101 N Weidler St, Portland, OR 97227

Featuring Timothy Egan

We are very excited to have New York Times Op-Ed columnist, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, and National Book Award-winning author Timothy Egan as our keynote speaker. Egan is the author of several books, including The Big Burn,The Worst Hard Time, The Immortal Irishman, and The Good Rain.
Join us as we imagine the New West, highlighting transformative work on climate change, river basin restoration, renewable energy, and sustainably managed public and private lands.


  • NEW! Cocktail ticket with drinks and appetizers only: $45
  • Dinner ticket with dinner, drinks and appetizers: $180
  • Full table with dinner, drinks and appetizers: $1,800


10-day voyage to the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

(Photos copyright clockwise from upper left: Michael S. Nolan, David Vargas, Ralph Lee Hopkins, Marco Ricca)
Photos copyright clockwise from upper left: Michael S. Nolan, David Vargas, Ralph Lee Hopkins, Marco Ricca

Two lucky travelers will spend 10 days exploring the Galápagos Islands as Darwin did—aboard the 96-guest National Geographic Endeavour II expedition ship equipped to give you the most engaging experience possible. Voyage from island to island to make fresh discoveries daily. Includes all activities: hike, kayak, stand-up paddleboard, snorkel, or Zodiac cruise. Have personal encounters with fascinating animals that won’t run in fear from you. Capture your best photos ever with on-board assistance from professional photo guides. Explore the undersea. Courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic.

4 nights at Playa Viva EcoLuxury Boutique Hotel, Juluchuca, Mexico. Includes airfare on Alaska Airlines!

Nestled between the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean and the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains near the village of Juluchuca, Playa Viva is situated along a mile of pristine sand beach. Two people will enjoy four nights in a private oceanfront Queen Eco-Casita, including all farm-to-table meals, daily yoga classes, and service to and from Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa International Airport. Playa Viva is a sustainable boutique hotel that includes a turtle sanctuary, archeological site, permaculture farm/gardens, a forest and mangrove restoration project, and a beautiful estuary. See more at Includes two unrestricted round trip flights on Alaska Airlines, anywhere Alaska flies!


Escape to the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Hotel Xixim is a refuge of eco-chic comfort situated in the tranquil natural surroundings of the Celestun River wildlife reserve on the gulf coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Two guests will indulge in 3 days and 2 nights at this unique hotel, named after the Mayan word for shell, for the many shells that adorn the 3 miles of white sand beach at the doorstep of Xixim's private bungalows. Enjoy unparalleled access local wildlife and the history of the Yucatan. This is a birdlover's paradise. 350 species of forest and aquatic birds can be found here, including hummingbirds, momotos, white-chested frigatebirds, herons, ducks, and the majestic "Meco" - the pink flamingo. Opt for nearby cultural and wildlife excursions like riverside fishing, moonlight safari, or visits to ancient Mayan cities. This package includes a welcome cocktail, breakfast, a complementary bottle of wine, and unlimited use of kayaks, bicycles, and paddle boards.

3 Nights in Sunriver, Oregon

Bring your friends and family to the premier vacation destination in the Pacific Northwest for a long weekend. This beautiful home on the 15th hole sleeps up to 14 people! Raft the Deschutes, golf in the sun, or ride a horse drawn sled in the snow – Sunriver is a year-round natural playground. Includes a 3-night stay for 14 guests, hot tub, BBQ, and bikes available.

Pendleton Round-Up 2019

Cowgirls and cowboys, get ready for an authentic Oregon rodeo experience. The Pendleton Round-Up has been delighting visitors for over 100 years since the days when Pendleton was wild frontier country. Winning bidders will get to see the complete Pendleton Round-Up 2019 experience: bareback riding, tie down roping, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, bull riding, and more! This package includes full access to the events, and even impossible-to-find lodging in town:
  • 2 tickets to the Pendleton Round-Up in 2019: Wednesday, September 11 through Friday September 13, 2019
  • 3 nights at Oxford Suites: Wednesday, September 11th – Friday, September 13th
  • 2 Rodeo tickets on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • 2 tickets to Happy Canyon evening show on Thursday, September 12, 2019
  • A deluxe Pendleton Whiskey Basket