Climate Events

Jan
28

Science Pub Pyrosomes

January 28, 2018, Coos Bay

Over the past year, you may have seen some odd gelatinous tubes washing up on local beaches, those are called pyrosomes! UO/OIMB graduate students Hilarie Sorensen and Caitlin Plowman will give you some background information on these weird and wonderful creatures and let you in on some...

Jan
30

Clean Energy Jobs Bill Presentation

January 30, 2018, Newport

Newport, Oregon.
Newport, Oregon. | Courtesy from @NewportOregon

Lincoln County residents who are interested in making a constructive effort to combat climate change are invited to learn about an ambitious state legislative bill that will cap the amount of greenhouse gases allowed to be emitted in the state...

Feb
6

Offshore Drilling Public Meeting

February 6, 2018, Salem

Stop Offshore Drilling. | Photo courtesy of Surfrider Foundation

The Department of Interior announced plans on Jan. 4 to dramatically expand offshore drilling in U.S waters. The plan targets over 90% of all federal waters for new oil and gas lease sales including the Atlantic, Pacific,...

Feb
8

Clean Energy Jobs Bill Climate Talk

February 8, 2018, Portland

Let’s Talk Climate starts its third season on Tuesday, February 8 with a 7:00 p.m. public program concerning the Clean Energy Jobs bill, which Governor Brown has said is a “must pass” for the 2018 legislative session. Come find out why this bill is top priority and how it makes a significant...

Apr
11

Life on the Coastal Edge Lecture

April 11, 2018, Cannon Beach

Katie Voelke, Director of the North Coast Land Conservancy. | Photo courtesy of NCLC

The World of Haystack Rock speaker series is offered on the second Wednesday of each month from November through April, with each presentation taking place at 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library.  The Friends...

Oct
9

Northwest Climate Conference

October 9, 2018 - October 11, 2018, Boise

Wave heights are growing in the Pacific Northwest.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.
Wave heights are growing in the Pacific Northwest.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

This is a mark-your-calendars item.  The 9th annual Northwest Climate Conference has been scheduled for Oct. 9-11 at the Riverside Hotel (2900 W. Chinden Blvd.) in Boise, Idaho. 

Information about registration, lodging...

Past Events

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...