Event Series Happy Hour in the Garden

Happy Hour in the Garden

The Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend, OR

Join us in our Kansas Avenue Learning Garden for our ongoing volunteer work party series. In 2022, volunteers contributed over 200 hours to help keep our learning garden maintained over the growing season. We couldn't do it without you! This event is open to all ages and gardening abilities! No experience or tools required. Beer…

Shaping the Future: Conservation, Restoration, and Flow Management in the Upper Deschutes River

Sunriver Homeowners Aquatic and Recreation Center 57250 Overlook Road, Sunriver, OR, United States

Learn about collaborative efforts implementing water conservation projects and how conservation savings are being used to meet needs for species in the Upper Deschutes River. Speaker Bio: Bridget Moran leads the development of the Deschutes River Basin's Habitat Conservation Plan as Field Supervisor for the Bend Office of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, advising…

A Discussion on Environment and Well-Being with Minal Mistry

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture 68467 Three Creeks Rd, Sisters, OR, United States

Mistry will employ a holistic approach, using systems thinking to unravel the environmental complexities shaping our lives in Oregon. Gain insights into the environmental burdens sustaining the unique Oregonian lifestyle and the nuanced interplay with our collective wellbeing. This engaging talk will transcend local boundaries, shedding light on our global reliance and the far-reaching impact…


Tracing Geological History Through Rocks and Minerals in Oregon’s Desert

Tower Theatre 835 NW Wall St., Bend, OR, United States

Immerse yourself in the world of Oregon’s desert rocks and minerals as Alison Jean Cole explores the region’s geological history through rock collecting in balance with conservation. Buy tickets in Bend. --- We are pleased to announce Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 2024 High Desert Speaker Series! The Speaker Series fosters a deeper understanding of ecology, encourages well-informed…


8th Annual Locavore Gala & Fundraiser

Tetherow 61240 Skyline Ranch Rd., Bend, OR, United States

Central Oregon Locavore Hosts 8th Annual Gala and Fundraiser at Tetherow Resort on April 19th Central Oregon Locavore, a non-profit organization committed to supporting local food and farmers, is thrilled to announce its 8th Annual Gala and Fundraiser, taking place at the prestigious Tetherow Resort on April 19th. This year's gala promises to be an unforgettable…


2024 Earth Day Fair and Parade

The Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend, OR

Save the Date! The 2024 Earth Day Fair and Parade will take place on Saturday, April 20th. An Annual Celebration of Earth And Community. This family-friendly event typically features a lively and inclusive parade through downtown Bend where folks are encouraged to wear costumes to showcase their favorite thing about planet earth. During the fair,…

Know Gardens: Garden Fair at Sisters Firehouse Community Hall

Sisters Firehouse Community Hall 301 S Elm St, Sisters, United States

Description Learn about composting, pollinator habitat, growing vegetables, seed bombs and more. Learn from local experts how to help pollinators, compost, roll up seed bombs, grow vegetables in our climate, create paints from your garden, and more! Join Deschutes Public Library and the following community organizations for this free, fun event: - Artist Lee Kellogg Outdoors…

Go Electric! – The Benefits of Home Electrification (Webinar)


Adopting modern high-efficiency electric appliances in our homes improves indoor air quality, lowers utility bills, provides greater safety and comfort, and more climate resilience. You can greatly lower your home’s carbon emissions by installing efficient electric systems like heat pumps and heat pump water heaters. And thanks to improved technologies and new state and federal…