Climate Events

Mar
8

Hearing on Climate Bill

March 8, 2021

Oregon State Capitol Building.\Photo courtesy of Oregon Conservation Network.

HB 2488, which seeks to address climate change and environmental justice, has an online hearing on Monday, March 8, during a 1 p.m. meeting of the House Committee on Energy and Environment.  The portion of the...

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

Nov
29

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...

Nov
18

Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Research Talk

November 18, 2017, Yachats

Oysters.
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...

Nov
16

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...

Nov
16

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 ...

Nov
10

Warming Ocean Seminar

November 10, 2017, Charleston

 

Louise Copeman. | Photo Courtesy of OSU

As part of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Seminar Series, Louise Copeman of Hatfield Marine Science Center at Oregon State University and also part of NOAA, will be leading a seminar on, “Arctic cod in a warming ocean.” The talk takes place...