Climate Events

Dec
1

Talk on Climate and Rocky Shores

December 1, 2022

Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.
Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.

On Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m., the Midcoast Watersheds Council is hosting their remote December Community Meeting. This meeting will feature Bruce Menge, a professor at Oregon State University with an extensive history...

Dec
8

Lecture on Salmon Survey

December 8, 2022, Newport

Sockeye salmon spawning. /Photo courtesy of ODFW
Sockeye salmon spawning./Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Laurie Weitkamp a Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Centerto...

Dec
8

Community Conversation about Offshore Wind

December 8, 2022

Flyer for Rogue Climates Community Conversation on Offshore Wind. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate
Flyer for Rogue Climates Community Conversation on Offshore Wind. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate

Rogue Climate, a nonprofit advocating for climate justice in Southern Oregon, continues its series of "Community Conversations on Floating Offshore Wind Energy" by hosting a virtual session for...

Dec
15

Webinar on Power, Water, and Indigeneity

December 15, 2022

King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.
King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the US Corps of Army Engineers San Francisco District are hosting an indigenous-led webinar about flood risk management and community...

Dec
15

Lecture on Monitoring Marine Energy Converters

December 15, 2022, Newport

Environmental monitoring technologies for studying Triton Field Trials stressor research topics. /Illustration by Stephanie King
Environmental monitoring technologies for studying Triton Field Trials stressor research topics. /Illustration by Stephanie King

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Joe Haxel, the principal investigator of the Triton Initiative...

Past Events

Aug
12

Ocean-Facing Road Meeting

August 12, 2022

 

Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.
Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.\Photo by Susan Mackinnon.

The state’s Ocean-Fronting Public Road Protection Rulemaking Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m.  The meeting takes place online, livestreamed on YouTube.

The advisory committee was formed to...

Aug
5

Applicant Deadline for Natural Lands Committee

August 5, 2022

Whiskey Creek as it approaches Netarts Bay--coastal marshes are carbon sinks.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen
Whiskey Creek as it approaches Netarts Bay--coastal marshes are carbon sinks.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen

The Oregon Global Warming Commission is seeking applicants to serve on a new Natural and Working Lands Advisory Committee to provide input on the implementation of the Commission’s ...

Jul
27

Climate Organizing Webinar Part 1

July 27, 2022

A King Tide event at Seal Rock /photo by Alex Derr
King tide at Seal Rock.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Oregon League of Conservation Voters (OLCV) presents the "This is How we Win: Climate Organizing 100 Series" to help Oregon voters understand the legislative problems and opportunities concerning effective climate action. These sessions are...

Jul
20

Webinar on Infrastructure Investment

July 20, 2022


A piece of Oregon's electric grid.
A piece of Oregon's electric grid.\Photo courtesy of Energy Info Oregon.

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law, which will provide funding for energy efficiency, weatherization, grid resilience, and more over the...

Jul
13

Global Warming Commission Meets

July 13, 2022

King tide swamps Siuslaw River wetlands.
King tide swamps Siuslaw River wetlands.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Wednesday, July 13. The public portion of the meeting will be held from 1 to 4:00 p.m. online.

At this meeting, the Commission will hear updates on two crucial matters, which will...

Jul
12

Webinar on Infrastructure Investment

July 12, 2022

 

Hydrogen Clean Energy Hub.
Hydrogen Clean Energy Hub.\Photo courtesy of GovTech.

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law, which will provide funding for energy efficiency, weatherization, grid resilience, and more over the next five years....

Jun
2

Talk on Climate and Salmon

June 2, 2022

Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.
Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.

Native aquatic species are adapted to survive the wide range of conditions present in their natural habitats. From small headwaters streams to salty tidal channels, few species have such diverse behaviors as salmonids. The complexity of their genetic lineage...

May
17

Talk on Photography and Paleoclimate

May 17, 2022

 

Sitka Center for Art and Ecology
Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.\Photo courtesy of Sitka Center.

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology hosts its Spring Keynote webinar with photographer Ian van Coller on Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m.  He will discuss his award-winning project Naturalists of the Long now, which featured his...

May
6

Lecture on Cells and Climate

May 6, 2022, Charleston

 

Lone polar bear in the Arctic.
Lone polar bear in the Arctic.\Photo courtesy of Unsplash.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) offers a free public lecture, “Watermelon Snow: Science and Stories,” on Friday, May 6, 7 p.m., in the Boathouse Auditorium.  The event is free and open to all.

The speaker (appearing...