By bringing our community together, we create new ideas and forge new possibilities. We host many public events, including Green Drinks, the Earth Day Fair and Parade, the Sustainability Awards, and more.

Community Calendar
Check out what’s happening in Central Oregon.

Sustainability Awards
The Environmental Center hosts the bi-annual Sustainability Awards to highlight the determined and persistent change makers who are essential to achieving a sustainable future.

Green Drinks
Green Drinks is an international concept and is an enjoyable way to network, learn about local businesses and their sustainability efforts, and have a drink or two!

Power Hour
An educational series, launched by The Energy Challenge, that will take a deep-dive into various topics every other month.

Mountainfilm on Tour
A fundrasier for The Environmental Center! Mountainfilm on Tour brings a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed documentary films curated from the Mountainfilm festival held every Memorial Day weekend in Telluride, Colorado.

Earth Day Fair & Parade
The Environmental Center organizes Bend’s annual Earth Day Fair & Parade – a colorful celebration of the natural world and our vibrant community.

Green Tour
Experience real-world solutions to reduce energy use and increase solar production in residential and commercial buildings right here in Central Oregon.