Climate Events

Apr
2

Cancelled--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 2, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  No word as yet on rescheduling.

Kristin Ohlson will discuss her book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet on Thursday, April 2, as part of the...

Past Events

Nov
3

Climate Change Talk

November 3, 2017, Port Orford

 King Tide at Agate Beach and Garrison Lake in Port Orford.\Photo courtesy of Oregon King Tides.
King Tide at Agate Beach and Garrison Lake in Port Orford.\Photo courtesy of Oregon King Tides.

Former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury will be giving a talk about the issue of climate change at the Port Orford Library (1421 Oregon St.), from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3.  The...

Oct
16

Oregon Outdoor Summit

October 16, 2017 - October 17, 2017, Corvalis

Outdoor Summit
Outdoor Summit. | Courtesy of OSU

The Outdoor Summit is a two-day adventure, convened by Oregon State University Outreach & Engagement, Travel Oregon, and Oregon State Parks. The summit will engage community leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and recreation businesses, public agencies, students,...

Oct
15

Pollinator Conservation Talk

October 15, 2017, Yachats

Bee Talk

On Sunday October 15 at 2 p.m. in the Yachats Commons, Laren Leland is giving a talk about native bee conservation and how you can help pollinators in your own yard and on a larger scale. In addition to sharing her experience gardening for pollinators in Portland and in the Yachats River...

Oct
13

Coastline Habitat Change Seminar

October 13, 2017, Charleston

Pacific Rim National Park, BC Canada
Pacific Rim National Park in British Columbia, Canada. | Photo by Jack Aloha

As part of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Fall Seminar Series, Margot Hessing-Lewis from the Hakai Institute (BC Canada) will speak on, “Stressed and disturbed; coastline complexity and biodiversity...

Oct
10

Northwest Climate Conference

October 10, 2017 - October 11, 2017, Tacoma

Storm surge waves during a King Tide. Photo by Jenny Green.
Storm surge waves during a King Tide. Photo by Jenny Green.

The 8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference will take place Oct. 10-11 at the Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, Washington.  The conference annually brings together more than 300 researchers and practitioners from around the...

Oct
1

Climate Leadership Training

October 1, 2017, Newport

King Tide swamps Highway 126.\Photo by Greg Reed.
King Tide swamps Highway 126.\Photo by Greg Reed.

Deb Lev, a natural resource professional and climate leader trained by Al Gore’s Climate Reality project, will give a talk on “Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest” at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, in the South Beach Community Center (3024...

Sep
24

Notes from the Riverkeepers Performance

September 24, 2017, Astoria

Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Gorge.
Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. | Photo by Chanel Hason

A musical homily unveiling the epic, sordid history of crude-oil-by-rail transport in the Columbia River Gorge.

Doors at 6:30pm, show at 7pm
Audience talk-back after the performance at 8:15pm

Purchase tickets here. 

Notes from...

Sep
16

International Coastal Cleanup Day

September 16, 2017

Celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day.
Celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day. | Photo from Golden Gate State Park

International Coastal Cleanup: Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Nearly 12 million people and counting have been part of the world’s biggest volunteer effort to protect the ocean. Will you join in this year?

In...

Sep
8

Environmental Justice Task Force Meeting

September 8, 2017, Newport

Clearcutting can affect communities and their water supplies.\Photo by Trygve Steen.
Clearcutting can affect communities and their water supplies.\Photo by Trygve Steen.

The state’s body investigating the impacts of environmental harm to various communities in meeting on the Oregon coast for the first time.  The Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) gives citizens a means...