Climate Events

Sep
24

LCDC Considers Climate Policies

September 24, 2020

King tide, a preview of climate change, floods the Coquille Valley.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) with take up rulemaking with regard to its “Climate-Friendly” and “Equitable Communities” initiatives at its next...

Sep
25

Climate Plan Webinar

September 25, 2020

King tide washes up against Coquille, a preview of sea level rise due to climate change.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The state of Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has released a review draft of the new Oregon Climate Change Adaptation...

Oct
1

Clatsop Public Planning Meeting

October 1, 2020

Marsh on Youngs Bay in Clatsop County.\Photo by Tiffany Boothe.

The Clatsop County Community Development staff invites the public to join a virtual workshop on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 3-5 pm, on Statewide Planning Goal 5 – Open Spaces, Scenic and Historic Resources, and Natural Resources....

Oct
31

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...

Past Events

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...

Dec
11

Clean Energy Talk

December 11, 2018, Portland

Vestas wind turbine.
Vestas wind turbine. | Photo courtesy of Laura Richardson.

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation's December Chapter Meeting will focus on clean energy. The meeting with take place on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Cosube Surf Shop in Portland (111 NE MLK Jr Blvd).

How...

Dec
6

Talk on Climate Action

December 6, 2018, Newport

The MidCoast Watersheds Council, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 350 Oregon Central Coast, and the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Newport Group are joining together to present An Evening with Mary DeMocker -- Why We Can Still Build a Thriving Future—and 3 Easy Ways You Can Help on Thursday, Dec. 6,...

Nov
30

Seminar on Microbes, Land Use and Climate

November 30, 2018, Charleston

Electron microscope image of endomycorrhizal fungi with spores attached to the hyphal strands. | Photo courtesy of The Organic Gardener's Pantry

Biologist Krista McGuire, head of the McGuire Microbial Ecology Lab at the University of Oregon, will be give a talk titled, "Responses of...