Climate Events

Mar
23

Offshore Wind Energy Webinar

March 23, 2021

Offshore wind energy development.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

Proposals for wind energy development off Oregon’s coast have been made in the past, but haven’t gone anywhere.  But planning for a potential wind power future in taking place.  Wind power is a renewable energy source and doesn’t...

Mar
30

Panel on Climate-Resilient Future

March 30, 2021

Climate protest.\Photo courtesy of Compact.

The Climate Impacts Group, based at the University of Washington, is celebrating its 25th year with a series of talks.  The CIG, a pioneering effort to study the effects of climate at the local level when it began, studies likely impacts of climate...

Apr
6

Northwest Climate Conference

April 6, 2021

Ona Beach during a king tide surge, a preview of sea level rise due to climate change.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support fom Lighthawk.

The 11th annual Northwest Climate Conference, which in the normal course of things would have taken place in October, 2020, has been moved to Tuesday, April...

Apr
14

Talk on Climate and Conservation

April 14, 2021

Onion Peak in the north coast rainforest reserve.\Photo by Tom Horning.

The “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series will take a look at how climate change may affect the coast with a talk on “Climate Change and Conservation” on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.  The virtual presentation is free...

Past Events

Jan
19

Talk on Sea Level and Estuaries

January 19, 2019, Yachats

 

High tide fills Yaquina River marshes.\Photo by Meg Reed.
High tide fills Yaquina River marshes.\Photo by Meg Reed.

Evan Hayduk, the MidCoast Watersheds Council’s restoration specialist, will speak on “How Rising Sea Levels Would Affect the Estuaries along the Central Oregon Coast” on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Cape Perpetua Visitor...

Jan
17

Climate Change Lecture

January 17, 2019, Newport

Cape Arago State Park. | Photo courtesy from Oregon's Adventure Coast

As demonstrated so tragically in the recent wildfire season, climate change is resulting in significant impact across the country and the world. Bill Kucha and Evan Hayduk bring a unique perspective to the conversation in...

Jan
11

Talks on Forests and Climate

January 11, 2019, Astoria

 Forest slash fires visible from Cape Lookout State Park.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.
Forest slash fires visible from Cape Lookout State Park.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

A discussion of “Forest Management and the Climate Emergency” will take place in Astoria on Friday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30) in Columbia Hall at Clatsop Community College (1651 Lexington...

Dec
22

Discussion of Sea Level and Estuaries

December 22, 2018, Yachats

 

 King tide swamps Salmon River wetlands.\Photo by John Bauer.
King tide swamps Salmon River wetlands.\Photo by John Bauer.

Fran Recht, who among other things is a former Oregon Shores president and conservation director, will speak at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three miles south of Yachats on Saturday, Dec. 22, 1 p.m.   Her...

Dec
12

Zooplankton Lecture

December 12, 2018, Cannon Beach

Pseudocalanus female in a plankton sample. | Photo by Samantha Zeman.

Join the Friends of Haystack Rock as they host the Library Lecture Series held on the second Wednesday of each month, November to May at 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach). These...

Dec
12

Panel on Forests and Climate Change

December 12, 2018, Newport

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.

A panel discussion on how Oregon can confront climate changge by modernizing our forest management laws to better protect public lands and store more carbon in our forests will take place at the Newport...