The Outdoorist Oath Workshop

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The Outdoorist Oath workshop is an up to two-hour, ZERO-BS, interactive experience that teaches a model to approach allyship for planet, inclusion, and adventure. During the workshop, you’ll reflect and create a unique action plan to help you take action, unlearn, learn and be in community with other aligned outdoorists, culminating in the opportunity to…

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OLCV Virtual Town Hall on the Environment with Senator Jeff Merkley

Zoom

Senator Jeff Merkley has been a champion of our conservation and environmental values in D.C., voicing our support for strong safeguards for the environment, pollinators, and public lands. During OLCV's Town Hall on the Environment with Senator Merkley, we'll celebrate his leadership and learn about the latest news on a broad range of environmental issues,…

Deschutes County 2040 -Opportunity For Input

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Opportunity For Input: Continued Public Hearing on November 9, 2023 The Deschutes County Planning Commission held a public hearing to gather testimony on the Deschutes County 2040 Comprehensive Plan Update document on Thursday, October 26 at 5:30 pm. The Commission voted to continue both the oral and written portions of the hearing to their next meeting…

Making Energy Work Quarterly Webinar: Unpacking Federal Funding Bottlenecks for Rural Energy in Oregon

Online Event

Making Energy Work Quarterly Webinar: Unpacking Federal Funding Bottlenecks for Rural Energy in Oregon November 29th, 11am - 12pm REGISTER HERE For our fourth quarterly webinar of the year, the Making Energy Work for Rural Oregon coalition will host a lively discussion on the federal funding landscape, and how communities are (or are not) accessing…

2023 Energy Resilience Planning for Local Governments Workshop

Online Event

Sustainable Northwest and Energy Trust of Oregon are hosting a 2023 Energy Resilience Planning for Local Governments Workshop. This workshop will connect city and county staff with funding, resources, and organizations to help with the planning and implementation necessary to make your community more energy-resilient and prepared for future disasters. Date: Friday, Dec. 8th, 2023…

Plastic-Free Resolutions: Protecting Your Health in 2024

With a new year comes new resolutions for protecting and improving the health of our bodies, families, communities, and the planet that we all call home. One healthy resolution to consider is to reduce or eliminate plastic from your life. But with plastic used for everything from making clothing to carrying food and drinks, this…

Dive into the Hive: Explore the World of High Desert Bees

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January 23, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Online, Free Discover Oregon's high desert bees in a captivating online presentation by Lincoln Best where he’ll explore their diversity, habitats and crucial ecological roles. Register here. --- We are pleased to announce Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 2024 High Desert Speaker Series! The Speaker Series fosters a deeper understanding of ecology,…

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Webinar: Appliance Standards Update – Impacts on Gas Prices and Electrification

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Appliance efficiency standards aren’t something most of us think about very often, but they have helped to reduce our energy consumption and our energy bills enormously since standards first took effect in the 1970’s. Heat pumps have made significant energy saving improvements in that time, but energy efficiency standards for gas furnaces and water heaters…

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A Journey Through the Owyhee Canyonlands

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February 8, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., Online, Free Embark on a journey with ONDA board and staff through Oregon's awe-inspiring Owyhee Canyonlands. They’ll highlight this region’s natural landscapes, cultural significance, wildlife habitats and ONDA’s conservation efforts. Register here. --- We are pleased to announce Oregon Natural Desert Association’s 2024 High Desert Speaker Series! The Speaker Series fosters…

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