Climate Events

Sep
24

Meeting on Coping with Climate Change

September 24, 2019, Waldport

Local citizens concerned about the coming effects of climate change have organized a meeting to discuss how to mitigate such changes in Waldport.  The event, free and open to all, will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 7-9 p.m., at the Waldport...

Past Events

Apr
26

Talk on Oregon Shelf Dynamics

April 26, 2018, Newport

Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda. | Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is offering a talk on nearshore ocean ecology by Clare Reimers, a professor of ocean ecology and biogeochemistry at OSU. Her topic will be "Benthic Exchange...

Apr
25

Climate Change Dialogue

April 25, 2018, Newport

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Newport, Oregon. | Courtesy from @NewportOregon

Fear, hope, and climate change will be the topic of a public dialogue offered by 350.org on Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Newport Public Library (35 N.W. Nye St.).

The subject will be the exciting times we live in, frightening due to...

Apr
22

Plastic Ocean Film Viewing

April 22, 2018, Coos Bay

Kayakers on South Slough.\Photo courtesy of South Slough NERR.
Kayakers on South Slough.\Photo courtesy of South Slough NERR.

South Coast audiences are invited to a viewing of the film “A Plastic Ocean.”  The film will show on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, each at 7 p.m. in Cos Bay’s Egyptian Theatre (229 S. Broadway).

The South Slough...

Apr
20

Invasive Algae Seminar

April 20, 2018, Charleston

This skiff - suspected Japanese tsunami debris - was found near Moclips, Washington. | Credit Washington Department of Ecology

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series features a talk by Gayle Hansen, from the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Her seminar is...

Apr
13

Ocean Film Screening

April 13, 2018, Bandon

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Coos County's Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is presenting a film about environmental impacts on our ocean environment with a screening of Ocean Frontiers: The Dawn of a New Era in Ocean Stewardship on Friday, April 13, 6...

Apr
13

Ocean Acidification Seminar

April 13, 2018, Charleston

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The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series features a seminar by George Waldbusser, from the College of Earth, Ocean and Atomospheric Sciences at the Oregon State Univeristy. His...

Apr
11

Sea Level Rise Seminar

April 11, 2018

Waite Island in the Siuslaw River at a king tide, previewing the results of sea level rise.\Photo by John Bauer.
Waite Island in the Siuslaw River at a king tide, previewing the results of sea level rise.\Photo by John Bauer.

Learn more about a project to synthesize scientific knowledge concerning sea level rise in the Pacific Northwest by participating in a webinar, offered on Wednesday, April 11,...

Apr
10

Marine Debris Lecture

April 10, 2018, Portland

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation hosts monthly chapter meetings. They meet to talk action, conservation, have great conversations with fellow water protectors, and meet new people. Their meetings are free and open to everyone. Whether you're a long-time supporter or just...

Apr
10

Columbia Estuary Conference

April 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018, Astoria

View of the Columbia River estuary, Astoria, and the Megler Bridge.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
View of the Columbia River estuary, Astoria, and the Megler Bridge.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

The 10th biennial Columbia River Estuary Conference (CREC) will take place Tuesday through Thursday, April 10-12, at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Promoting...

Mar
20

Losing Sight of Shore Film Screening

March 20, 2018, Newport

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The Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation’s Surf n’ Stewardship Film Series is back. This year’s series, themed “Women and the Sea”, features three films directed by women. These inspiring...