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

Mar
13

Lecture on Exploring Antarctica

March 13, 2018, Portland

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Skye Moret. | Photo courtesy from Surfrider Portland

The Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation hosts their monthly chapter meetings on the second Tuesday of every month, now at a new location. They gather to talk conservation action, have conversations with fellow water protectors,...

Mar
8

Larval Recruitment & Marine Reserves Lecture

March 8, 2018, Manzanita

Heppell Lab Research.
Heppell Lab conducting research. | Courtesy from OSU

The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is hosting a lecture by Scott Heppell, an associate professor of fisheries at Oregon State University, on "Larval Recruitment  & Marine Reserves."  Dr. Heppell, a leading figure in research on Oregon's...

Mar
1

Science Talk ‘18

March 1, 2018 - March 2, 2018, Portland

Science Talk - Portland. | Courtesy of Science Talk

Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these...

Feb
28

Webinar on Climate Change and Invasives

February 28, 2018

 European beachgrass, a major invasive species on the Oregon coast, at Sunset Beach.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.
European beachgrass, a major invasive species on the Oregon coast, at Sunset Beach.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.

As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week, a free webinar is offered on “Climate Change and Invasive Species, taking place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

To register for...

Feb
8

Clean Energy Jobs Bill Climate Talk

February 8, 2018, Portland

Let’s Talk Climate starts its third season on Tuesday, February 8 with a 7:00 p.m. public program concerning the Clean Energy Jobs bill, which Governor Brown has said is a “must pass” for the 2018 legislative session. Come find out why this bill is top priority and how it makes a significant...

Feb
6

Panel Discussion on Oregon Oysters

February 6, 2018, Portland

Oysters on ice. | Courtesy from Shuck Portland

In the early 1900s, the Oregon coast boasted vast wild oyster populations. A major resource for the state, the once abundant populations of wild oysters became victim to over-harvesting. Recently, few efforts to rebuild the state’s native oyster...

Feb
6

Offshore Drilling Public Meeting

February 6, 2018, Salem

Oil rigs and whale spout off the coast of California. | Photo by Al Seib (LA Times)

The Department of Interior announced plans on Jan. 4 to dramatically expand offshore drilling in U.S waters. The Trump Administration is targeting over 90% of all federal waters for new oil and gas lease...

Feb
6

Climate Change Lecture

February 6, 2018, Gold Beach

King tide, a preview of sea level rise, at Arizona Beach, near Gold Beach.\Photo by Leslie Suva.
King tide, a preview of sea level rise, at Arizona Beach, near Gold Beach.\Photo by Leslie Suva.

Ryan Sandler, a meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will discuss “Climate Change and the Pacific Northwest” at 2 p.m. at Southwestern Oregon Community...