Climate Events

Jul
14

Sea Otter Seminar

July 14, 2020

Sea otter and pup.\Photo by Eleanor Solomon.

The Elakha Alliance and the Defenders of Wildlife are offering a joint webinar that explores sea otter restoration in adjacent Pacific coast regions where recovery efforts have occurred. The discussion will consider how these examples may advise a...

Jul
22

Virtual Science Pub Walrus Talk

July 22, 2020

Sheanna Steingass.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC in Newport hosts a Science on Tap series.  These are casual talks on scientific subjects, held at the nearby Rogue Brewery, combining food, beer, and entertaining explorations of research topics.  They are fun, educational…and,...

Past Events

Jan
28

Science Pub Features Pyrosomes

January 28, 2018, Coos Bay

Over the past year, you may have seen some odd gelatinous tubes (some compare them to icycles) washing up on local beaches.  Many CoastWatchers have reported large numbers on their miles. These creatures are known as pyrosomes, and have never before been seen in such concentrations in...

Jan
13

Wildfires of Western Oregon Talk

January 13, 2018, Yachats

Oregon 2017 wildfires in the gorge. | Photo by Tristan Fortsch

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. This event will focus on the wildfires of Western Oregon. The...

Dec
19

Talk on Siletz Basin Projects

December 19, 2017, Siletz

A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.
A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.

At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Siletz Watershed Council will host a talk on two projects taking place within the Siletz River’s watershed.  The event, free and open to everyone, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the...

Dec
19

Meeting on Forest Carbon

December 19, 2017, Salem

Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.
Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission’s Forest Carbon Task Force will meet Tuesday, Dec. 19. The public meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Conference Room Meitner at the Oregon Department of Energy...