Climate 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
31

Climate Organizing Webinar Part 2

August 31, 2022

King tide at Drift Creek entering Siletz Bay.
King tide at Drift Creek entering Siletz Bay.\Photo by John Bauer.

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....

Sep
28

Climate Organizing Webinar Part 3

September 28, 2022

The King Tide floods railroad tracks in Coos Bay /Robert More
The King Tide floods railroad tracks in Coos Bay /Robert More

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....

Past Events

Feb
11

Panel on Climate and Wildlife

February 11, 2022

Umpqua estuary in Douglas County face climate impacts.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Umpqua Watersheds and the Douglas County Global Warming Coalition are sponsoring a panel discussion about the impacts of climate change on the wildlife of the Pacific Northwest. The event will feature wildlife...

Feb
5

Webinar on Fish and Climate

February 5, 2022

Juvenile salmon and rainbow trout.\Photo courtesy of Cape Perpetua Collaborative.

The Cape Perpetua Collaborative’s series of Saturday morning speakers continues with an online talk on how climate is affecting salmon.  Biologist Rebecca Flitcroft will speak on “Winners and losers: climate...

Feb
1

Climate Assessment Workshop

February 1, 2022

Downtown Nehalem during a king tide.\Photo by Tyler Sloan.

Members of the public are invited to share their thoughts on the climate change-related issues most important to them and the Northwest region at the National Climate Assessment: Northwest Chapter Engagement Workshop on February 1,...

Jan
26

Global Warming Commission Meets

January 26, 2022

King tide at Devil's Kitchen near Bandon.\Photo by Gleneda Borton.

Oregon’s Global Warming Commission meets online from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan 26. 

At this meeting, the Commission will hear an update and discuss modeling for the forthcoming Roadmap to 2035 to help the State develop a...

Jan
25

Meeting on Roads and Erosion

January 25, 2022

Erosion threatens Highway 101 at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

The state’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and its Coastal Management Program have convened an advisory committee to consider a very specific problem—protecting roads along the ocean, from Hwy 101...

Jan
20

Conversation on Climate Change

January 20, 2022

Cape Falcon.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Portland State University instructor David Osborn leads an online conversation about the different meanings of climate change and how our understanding of meaning relates to our action in addressing this concern.  The event takes place on Thursday, Jan....

Jan
13

Talk on Forest, Sea, and Climate Change

January 13, 2022

Coastal forests have a strong link to the sea.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday Research Seminar Series continues online in 2022.  On Thursday, Jan. 13, at 3:30 p.m., the seminar being offered bears the intriguing title, “Should we bury our forests in the...

Jan
6

Global Warming Commission Meets

January 6, 2022

People watching a king tide at Depoe Bay.\Photo by Kristin_D.

Oregon’s Global Warming Commission meets online from 1-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6. 

At this meeting, the Commission will hear an update and discuss modeling for the forthcoming Roadmap to 2035 to help the State develop a...

Dec
18

Community Climate Meeting

December 18, 2021, Newport

A king tide at Newport's Nye Beach.\Photo courtesy of ORKingTides.

The Citizens for a Better Lincoln County and 350 Oregon Central Coast are sponsoring an open community meeting dealing with our climate change challenges.  This meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18,  at the South...

Dec
15

Sea Turtles on Tap

December 15, 2021

Stranded Olive Ridley sea turtle.\Photo by Samual Gardner.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center continues with its Science on Tap series online.  The bad news is that you have to pour your own; the good news is that you can enjoy the talks without being in Newport.

On Wednesday, Dec. 15, 6...