AdvenTours: Scenic Hike at Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park Terrebonne, OR, United States

Adventure: Wanderlust Tours is excited to bring more access to the outdoors by partnering with AdvenChair to help those with mobility challenges get into the outdoors and explore beautiful areas that initially may not seem accessible. With the AdvenChair off-road wheelchair and the incredible team of volunteers at AdvenChair, we will enjoy the reward of…

Nature Journaling at Whychus Canyon Preserve

Whychus Canyon Preserve Sisters, OR, United States

Interested in learning how to combine outdoor writing and sketching with your joy of exploring nature? Join Deschutes Land Trust volunteer and passionate journaler, Kolby Kirk, for a morning of learning tips and techniques for keeping a journal while exploring Whychus Canyon Preserve's hiking trails! We'll discuss ways of seeing and recording the landscape, explore…

Community Innovation Fund – Info Session (Hybrid)

The Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Avenue, Bend, OR

Hybrid event: Meet at The Environmental Center, 16 NW Kansas Ave, Bend, OR 97703 Or, virtually on Zoom (link shared prior to event) The Environmental Center’s Rethink Waste Project is accepting applications for the last round of the 2024 Community Innovation Fund (CIF)! This program provides up to $5,000 per awarded project to implement waste…

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…

Tree-Mendous Victory Party

Worthy Brewing 495 Northeast Bellevue Drive, Bend, OR, United States

Come celebrate a momentous legal victory that preserved large and mature trees across 7 million acres of Oregon's and Washington’s eastside forests with live reggae from Rubbah Tree and many tree-themed activities! Hosted by Worthy Brewing, featuring activities from Central Oregon LandWatch, Crag Law Center, Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Greater Hells Canyon Council, Oregon…

Designing a Plastic-Free Future with Regenerative Materials

The urgency of our plastic pollution crisis requires a substantial shift in the way products are designed, manufactured, used, and recirculated. From textiles and food containers to sachets and protective shipping packaging, plastic continues to dominate across industries and persist, polluting people and the planet at every stage of its existence. As we create a more circular economy, what exciting bio-based…

Howdy Do: Neighbors Helping Neighbors!

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

Join your neighbors, School of Ranch, High Desert Food and Farm Alliance, and Pine Meadow Ranch and Nate Stacey, Small Farm Agent for OSU Extension, for our first Howdy Do!  Share your best ideas, experiences, ask questions, and let the wisdom of the crowd guide you to a more productive future.  There's nothing like kicking…

2024 Annual Deschutes River Cleanup

Farewell Bend Park 1000 SW Reed Market Road, Bend, OR, United States

The Upper Deschutes Watershed Council is hosting the 28th annual Deschutes River Cleanup! Cleanup activities will take place at six different sites on the Deschutes River where volunteers will help pull invasive weeds and remove litter from the river and its streambanks. The cleanup sites are Farewell Bend Park, First Street Trail, La Pine State Park,…

Kids’ Entrepreneur Summer Market

Troy Field 51 NW Louisiana Avenue, Bend, OR, United States

Kids' Entrepreneur Summer Market Details: A market for kids ages 5-17 in our community who make and sell their own products & services. This is a real-world experience that allows children to be creative, build confidence, and learn skills beyond the classroom. Date: Saturday, August 3, 2024 Time: 10am-1pm Location: Troy Field - 51 NW Louisiana…