Climate Events

Apr
17

Talk on Kelp Forests

April 17, 2020

Kelp bed.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Kelp bed.\Photo by Dave Ledig.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Spring 2020 Seminar Series has moved online.  The public is welcome to sit in through Zoom at no cost.

The second talk in the series comes from Cathy Pfister, a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the...

Apr
30

Online--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 30, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Until the coronavirus hit, Kristin Ohlson was scheduled to discuss her book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet on Thursday, April 2, as part of the carbon-storage focused, free speaker series, “From Ridgetop to...

May
1

Lecture on Seagrass Meadows

May 1, 2020

Eelgrass bed in Netarts Bay.\Photo by York Johnson.
Eelgrass bed in Netarts Bay.\Photo by York Johnson.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s Spring 2020 Seminar Series has moved online.  The public is welcome to sit in through Zoom at no cost.

A talk in the series of interest in terms of both marine ecology and climate comes from Aurora...

Past Events

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...

Nov
10

Lecture on Climate and Salmon

November 10, 2018, Yachats

Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Rebecca Flitcroft, a fish biologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station, will speak on how climate change may affect salmon on Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. in the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three...