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

Jul
13

Lecture on Acidification

July 13, 2017, Newport

Salmon River estuary.\Photo by Dennis White.
Salmon River estuary.\Photo by Dennis White.

The upcoming NANOOS (Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems) workshop has added a public lecture.  See separate listing for information about the workshop.

Dr. Burke Hales, a professor in Oregon State University’s College of...

Jun
14

Orca Month Pub Talk

June 14, 2017, Portland

Photo of orca whale off the coast of Oregon.
Photo by Defenders of Wildlife

On June 14th, Defenders of Wildlife will be celebrating one of the Pacific Northwest's most iconic species with a pub talk event. Join them to learn about the threats facing our Southern Resident orca population and what you can do to help!

Hear from local...

Jun
12

Coastal Resilience Meeting

June 12, 2017, Newport

High surf as Shore Acres\Photo by Bruce Swenson.
High surf as Shore Acres\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

The Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) has been conducting a study on the current state of policy and planning for coastal and ocean resilience in Oregon. The public is invited to attend the final presentation of the results on...

May
10

National Climate Change Adaptation Forum

May 10, 2017 - May 11, 2017, St. Paul

King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.
King Tide threatens Highway 101 at Waldport. Photo by Roy Lowe.

The National Adaptation Forum is a biennial national conference focusing on adaptation to climate change impacts. The 2017 conference will be held May 9-11 in St. Paul, MN.
 
The National Adaptation Forum provides opportunities...

Apr
29

People’s Climate March

April 29, 2017, Washington, D.C.

On April 29, the 100th day of the Trump administration, all those concerned about climate change, and ready to protest the current administration’s policy of denial, are invited to join a People’s Climate March.  The event also offers an opportunity to protest the Trump administration's...

Apr
22

Climate Change Keynote

April 22, 2017, Coos Bay

Al Solomon.
Al Solomon.

As part of Coos Bay’s celebration of the March for Science, Dr. Allen Solomon will deliver a keynote lecture, “Climate Change and Its Potential Impacts on Coastal Oregon.”  The talk takes place at 3 p.m. in Coos Bay’s Egyptian Theatre (229 S. Broadway).  It is free and open to...

Apr
22

Coos March for Science

April 22, 2017, Coos Bay

Coos Bay waterfront. Photo by Robert More.
Coos Bay waterfront. Photo by Robert More.

The national March for Science taking place on Earth Day, Saturday, March 22, has a partner in Coos Bay, called COOS—Celebration of Oregon Science.  A Coos County version of the march will be held from noon to 2 p.m. that day.  Assemble on the...

Apr
22

Tillamook Climate Fair and March

April 22, 2017, Tillamook

King Tide (a proxy for sea level rise) swamps Tillamook Bay. Photo by John Bauer.
King Tide (a proxy for sea level rise) swamps Tillamook Bay. Photo by John Bauer.

Concerned citizens in Tillamook County are celebrating the People’s March for Science, taking place around the country on Saturday, April 22, with a climate fair as well as a local march.

The Climate Fair takes...

Apr
22

Newport March for Science

April 22, 2017

Newport's edition of the People’s March for Science is planned for Saturday, April 22, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in South Beach.  After participants begin gathering at 10:30, the one-mile march will begin at 11 a.m.  The route will begin north of the roundabout on Marine Science Drive, in South...

Apr
19

Climate Change Pub Talk

April 19, 2017, Coos Bay

Alan Shanks.
Alan Shanks.

As part of the “COOS—Celebration of Oregon Science” schedule in conjunction with the national March for Science, a talk by Alan Shanks on “The Grand (?) Experiment:  Global Climate Change” will take place at the Seven Devils Brewery (247 S. 2nd St.) in Coos Bay at 7 p.m. on...