Climate Events

Feb
22

Talk on Youth Climate Courts

February 22, 2020, Waldport

Youth climate rally.\Photo courtesy of Save Our Shores.

The Central Coast Canterbury Forum will kick off its Winter-Spring Series with a talk on “Youth Climate Courts, Human Rights and the Courage to Be.”  The speaker will be Dr. Tom Kerns. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 22, 1:30...

Mar
5

Tidal Forest Carbon Storage Lecture

March 5, 2020, Newport

Sitka Spruce-dominated tidal wetland.|Photo courtesy of USFWS.

On Thursday, March 5, 6:30 p.m., the MidCoast Watersheds Council continues its “From Ridgetop to Reef” speaker series with a lecture by Dr. J. Boone Kaufman on “Why conservation and restoration of Pacific Northwest tidal wetlands...

Mar
21

Climate Change Discussion

March 21, 2020, Yachats

Coquille Valley flooded during a king tide, a preview of sea level rise.\Photo by Alex Derr, supported by Lighthawk.

Andreas Schmittner, a professor of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, will speak on “Climate Change:  Hoax or Apocalypse?” at the Cape Perpetua...

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...