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

Dec
7

Webinar on Science for Conservationists

December 7, 2021

Black Oystercatchers are a species of conservation concern.\Photo by Linda Fink.

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC), based at the University of Washington, offers a free webinar on “Promoting Collaboration Between Evolutionary Biologists and Conservation Practitioners...

Nov
19

Lecture on Climate and Wildfire

November 19, 2021

Fire at Echo Mountain.\Photo courtesy of Lincoln County.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s fall seminar series is taking place online again this year.  The talks take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays.  These events are free and open to the public, but it is necessary to request access in...

Nov
15

Global Warming Commission Meets

November 15, 2021

Coastal wetlands can play an important role in sequestering carbon.

Oregon’s Global Warming Commission meets online from 1-5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15.  The commission will discuss the forthcoming “Transformative Integrated Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Plan,” the state’s blueprint for...

Nov
10

Blue Carbon Lecture

November 10, 2021

Marshes in the Yaquina estuary store carbon.\Photo by Bobby Hayden.

The Friends of Haystack Rock are starting up their annual “World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series” for 2021-2022 with a dual presentation on “Oregon’s Blue Carbon Policy: Where we are and what’s next?”  It takes...

Nov
10

Clean Energy Discussion

November 10, 2021

Bullards Beach on the south coast from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The public is invited to participate in a discussion about the transition to clean energy on the South Coast on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 6-7:30 p.m.

The organizers believe that a healthy future for the...

Oct
27

Salmon Restoration Symposium

October 27, 2021, Ocean Shores

Sockeye salmon spawning.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The 2021 Coast Region Symposium will be held in Ocean Shores, Washington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27.  The theme is “Restoration to Resilience:  Salmon Habitat in a Changing Climate.”  The event is free and open to all, but...

Oct
15

Talk on Evolution and Climate

October 15, 2021

Dr. Joanna Griffiths, with Ursus maritimus (aka polar bear).
Dr. Joanna Griffiths, with Ursus maritimus (aka polar bear).

The Oregon Marine Biology Institute’s fall seminar series continues with a talk on Friday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., on “Evolutionary responses to climate change stressors in marine and freshwater systems.”

The speaker is Joanna...