2024 Wild Desert Calendar Release Party

Immersion Brewing 550 SW Industrial Way, Bend, OR, United States

Join us in celebrating the release of ONDA’s Wild Desert Calendar at Immersion Brewing Barrel Room! Meet photographers featured in the 2024 calendar and pick up desert tips and know-how. Calendars and drinks will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to all. We hope to see you there!

Free

The Blackcountry Journal film screening

Broken Top Bottle Shop 1740 NW Pence Ln #1, Bend, OR, United States

Join Oregon Wild in Bend and get stoked for ski season with an in-person screening of the film The Blackcountry Journal! Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop & Ale Cafe (1740 NW Pence Ln # 1, Bend, OR 97703) When: Tuesday, November 7 at 6pm About the film: A skier contemplates his connection to skiing and the…

Interpretive Beaver Walk

Shevlin Park 18920 Shevlin Park Road, Bend, OR, United States

Join Think Wild and Beaver Works staff on an Interpretive Beaver Walk on Saturday, November 11th from 2-4 pm at Shevlin Park. This walk will be led by Sadie Pollock, Education and Volunteer Manager, and Maureen Thompson, Beaver Works Program Manager. Learn to identify beaver evidence, understand the critical role that beavers play in our ecosystem, and more!…

Free

Our Knowledge is Power – Climate Change and Indigenous Communities

OSU Cascades - Edward J. Ray Hall, Atrium 1500 SW Chandler Ave, Bend, OR, United States

Artist Talk and Film Screening:  OUR KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: THE CULTURES OF BEAUTY AND SURVIVAL IN ISLE DE JEAN CHARLES, LA AND SHISHMAREF, AK NOTE DATE CHANGE: Sunday, November 12, 2023 | 5 to 7 p.m. Edward J. Ray Hall, Charles McGrath Family Atrium, OSU-Cascades FREE. REGISTRATION REQUESTED (REGISTER HERE)

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Intentional Hiking Webinar with Adventure Scientists

Online Event

Topic: Collect Scientific Data While You Hike Hear from Adventure Scientists about how you can collect scientific data on your next hike. Have a chance to win giveaways from Trails Magazine Have a conversation with other intentional hikers about the topic Non-profit Partner: Help raise money for the Adventure Scientists by leaving a donation when…

Free

Is the Drought Over? Comparing the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers

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

Raise the Deschutes - Is the Drought Over? Is the drought over? Comparing the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers Despite the nearly average precipitation last year, the drought persists. Learn how hydrology and geology affect these two rivers in completely different ways. Speaker: Jason Gritzner - Hydrologist - USDA Forest Service Moderator: Lisa Seales - Program…

Free

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

Zoom

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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January Green Drinks: Learn About Wildfire in the Deschutes National Forest

Cascade Lakes Pub 21175 SE Reed Market Rd, Bend, OR, United States

Discover Your Forest's Wildland Fire Education Coordinator will host an evening of conversation and trivia focusing on wildland fire and Central Oregon's forest ecosystems.  The conversation will highlight Discover Your Forest's partnership with the Forest Service and other local organizations to create public education opportunities supporting the Forest Service's Wildfire Crisis Strategy. REGISTER HERE!

Free

A Journey Through the Owyhee Canyonlands

Zoom

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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