DREAM BOLDLY: The Grand AdvenChair at The Belfry

The Belfry 302 E Main Avenue, Sisters, United States

Local Bend adventurer Geoff Babb, a survivor of two strokes, takes years to perfect an all-terrain human-powered wheelchair, culminating in a rigorous 4-day expedition down and back out of the Grand Canyon, with a ripple effect on others from its creation—access to nature previously out of reach. Sometimes one bold dream can change the world for…

DREAM BOLDLY: The Grand AdvenChair at Open Space

Open Space Event Studios 220 NE Lafayette Ave, Bend, OR, United States

Local Bend adventurer Geoff Babb, a survivor of two strokes, takes years to perfect an all-terrain human-powered wheelchair, culminating in a rigorous 4-day expedition down and back out of the Grand Canyon, with a ripple effect on others from its creation—access to nature previously out of reach. Sometimes one bold dream can change the world for…

Oregon Active Transportation Summit

Leftbank Annex North Weidler Street, Portland, OR, United States

This year’s Oregon Active Transportation Summit, Move Oregon Forward, will ground our community of advocates, organizers, professionals, and decision-makers in the shared belief that a better future is possible. Register today and join us June 5-7 at the Leftbank Annex in Portland, OR. Who Should Attend? Each year, hundreds of professionals and advocates from Oregon and SW Washington…

Line 3 Documentary: Stop New Gas Infrastructure in Central Oregon

Join 350 Deschutes - We're organizing to Stop the GTN Pipeline Gas Expansion. RSVP Now! Speakers: Riccardo Waites: Executive, Central Oregon Black Leaders Assembly will discuss the effects of gas expansion on vulnerable communities. Will your neighborhood be affected? Nora Harren, 350 Deschutes, will discuss the health and environmental impacts of the compressor stations in SunRiver, and…

City Club: How Wildfire Decisions are Made

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend, OR, United States

The focus of this forum is to discuss how decisions are made to fight a wildfire when they start. Particularly, how decisions differ based on the area and/or type of land where they start: wilderness, urban interface, grasslands and tribal lands. What agencies are involved and how do they coordinate? What are decision-making points for…

Wildflower Show & Pollinator Festival

Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory 57245 River Rd, Sunriver, OR, United States

Wildflower Show & Pollinator Festival Saturday, June 22, 2024, 9am – 3pm Join Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory and the High Desert Chapter of the Native Plant Society as we celebrate the diversity of wildflowers in Oregon and the pollinators who love them. Fun for the whole family includes: Wildflower display showcasing hundreds of native…

Stream Sampling on Whychus Creek

Creekside City Park Sisters, OR, United States

Sampling aquatic insects, including mayflies and stoneflies, provides important insights into the health of Whychus Creek. Volunteers meet at Creekside Park in Sisters for a sampling training, then, in teams of two to four, use nets to collect aquatic insect samples from the stream at sites along Whychus. This event is a great opportunity to…

Stream Sampling on Whychus Creek

Creekside City Park Sisters, OR, United States

Sampling aquatic insects, including mayflies and stoneflies, provides important insights into the health of Whychus Creek. Volunteers meet at Creekside Park in Sisters for a sampling training, then, in teams of two to four, use nets to collect aquatic insect samples from the stream at sites along Whychus. This event is a great opportunity to…