Climate Events


Talk on Climate and Salmon

June 2, 2022

Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.
Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.


Native aquatic species are adapted to survive the wide range of conditions present in their natural habitats. From small headwaters streams to salty tidal channels, few species have such diverse behaviors as salmonids. The complexity of their genetic lineage...

Past Events


Public Meeting on Offshore Wind Energy

March 10, 2022

Photo of Offshore wind turbine courtesy of BOEM.
Offshore wind turbine.\Photo courtesy of BOEM.

The Oregon Department of Energy is holding public meetings to introduce and discuss its Floating Offshore Wind Study.  The first such event takes place on Thursday, March 10, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There is a serious possibility that offshore wind...


Clatsop County Hearing on Natural Hazards

March 8, 2022

A king tide on the Clatsop County coast, a preview of todal flooding anticipated with climate change.\Photo courtesy of ORKingTides.

Clatsop County is updating its comprehensive plan, and the current focus is on how statewide planning Goal 7, concerning natural hazards, is covered in the...


Webinar on Forest and Climate

March 3, 2022

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council hosts a talk on the intersection of forests and climate at its March meeting, Thursday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.  The topic: “This Ain’t Your Grandfather’s Forestry: Forest Management in a Changing Climate.” 



Seminar on Climate and Fisheries

March 3, 2022

The Newport fishing fleet.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday Research Seminar Series continues online. Next up, on Thursday, March 3, at 3:30 p.m., is a talk on “Climate change effects on important fisheries species: from individual physiology to...


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...


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...


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,...


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...


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...


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....