Climate Events


Water Year Recap and Outlook

October 28, 2020

Lower Alsea River.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

For those who pay attention to water supplies and hydrology, the new year just started—the Water Year, that is.  Anyone interested is invited to the Oregon-Washington Water Year 2020 Recap & 2021 Outlook...


Climate Plan Comment Deadline

October 31, 2020

King tide at Siletz National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo by A. Stickel.

The state of Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has released a review draft of the new Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework. Public comments will be accepted until October 31.

The Framework...


Northwest Climate Conference

April 6, 2021

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 6, through Thursday, April 9.  It has also been moved online.

The conference brings together more...

Past Events


Science on Tap - Tsunami Travellers

November 29, 2017, Newport

Dr. Jessica Miller will be the featured speaker at the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap event on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m.,  at the Rogue Brewery's South Beach location (2030 Marine Science Dr.) in Newport.  

Dr. Miller’s talk, "Tsunami travellers: what have we learned from a...


Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Research Talk

November 18, 2017, Yachats

More acidic seawater is corrosive and contains less of the minerals that oysters need to build their shells. | Photo by Marc Dewey, Taylor Shellfish

Fall on the central Oregon coast brings with it free educational presentations and events at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. In addition to...


Sea Level Rise Presentation

November 16, 2017, Newport

Siletz River mouth and Millport Slough.\Photo by Roy Lowe.
Siletz River mouth and Millport Slough.\Photo by Roy Lowe.

Fran Recht, habitat program manager for the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, will speak on “Sea Level Rise and Landward Migration of Estuarine Marshes” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., in an event hosted by the Yaquina...


Aquatic Resources Conservation Webinar

November 16, 2017

Steelhead salmon.
Steelhead salmon. | Photo by Patti (Flickr)

Does your work involve conservation of aquatic resources in Pacific Northwest rivers and streams? Then, consider joining this Science-Management Webinar. 

Register for the webinar here. 

On Thursday, November 16th, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT, the ...