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1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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February 2014

Poop, Money and the Environment: What’s the Connection?

February 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Free

Come learn more about what’s up with Bend’s Sewer Collection System Master Plan from members of the citizen’s advisory committee (unofficially the “Poop Committee”) charged with developing a recommendation for the City Council. What might the plan look like, how much might it cost, and why is it important to environmental protection in Bend?  Advisory committee members Mike Riley, Wes Price, Nathan Boddie, as well as Assistant City Manager Jon Skidmore will present and answer questions. Join OLCV staff and volunteers, fellow…

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March 2014

Pints and Politics

March 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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OSU Cascades and Transportation on the Westside at Pints and Politics Members of the Campus Expansion Advisory Committee’s Transportation Task Force, Jeff Monson of Commute Options and Nick Arnis from the City of Bend, join us for a presentation about OSU Cascades and its efforts to design a pedestrian friendly and non-motor vehicle focused campus. How will OSU Cascades integrate public transit, parking, and bike and pedestrian infrastructure into the new campus? Join us for the answers, to ask questions,…

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April 2014

Pints & Politics: Hybrid Mirror Pond Option

April 17, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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The Hybrid Alternative for Mirror Pond at Pints and Politics Can we have our cake and eat it too? A small group is advancing the notion of a hybrid alternative for Mirror Pond.  Come kick the idea around with the gang that started the ball rolling; Will Blount, Jayson Bowerman, Justin Rae, and David Blair. Come learn about the proposal, be a part of the conversation and find out how you can get involved in helping to support this vision…

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May 2014

Candidate Meet and Mingle at Pints and Politics

May 15, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States

Meet local candidates for Representative in Congress, State Representative, Deschutes County Commission and Circuit Court Judge. Join the Oregon League of Conservation Voters and fellow community members for an opportunity to hear from candidates before the May 20th Primary Election and get to know them one-on-one at this casual candidate meet and mingle. Candidates joining us on May 15th: Representative in Congress Aelea Christofferson Dennis B Linthicum State Representative House District 54 Craig Wilhelm (OLCV Endorsed) State Representative House District 55…

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June 2014

Pints & Politics

June 19, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Gardening in the High Desert at Pints and Politics Lynda Paznokas from OSU Extension Service will give a presentation on the challenges of cold climate gardening. Come learn about hardiness zones, precipitation issues, elevation issues, our growing season, and tips for cold-climate gardening.Find out what you need to have a successful garden in Central Oregon. Join Us! https://www.facebook.com/events/1429150844023937/

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July 2014

Pints and Politics

July 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV for Pints and Politics. This month's gathering will be a light and fun informal social gathering! Come raise a pint and talk with members of OLCV's Leadership Committee. We'll have information available about our priorities to Save Tumalo Creek and Protect Whychus-Deschutes and opportunities to get involved. See you at the Bottle Shop! Go here for more information.  

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August 2014

Pints and Politics

August 21, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Meet the Oregon League of Conservation Voter's Endorsed Candidates at the Broken Top Bottle Shop and Ale Cafe! Join OLCV, friends, volunteers, and community members to hear from local candidates who care about protecting Oregon's natural legacy, from 7pm-9pm. August 21st: Craig Wilhelm, for State Representative (HD 54-Bend) September 18th: Jodie Barram, for Deschutes County Commissioner Visit the OLCV website for more information.

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Farm to Table Event

August 27, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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$4 – $35

A fundraiser for the High Desert Food & Farm Alliance 4 COURSES of LOCAL FOODS paired with LOCAL BREWS by HDFFA members! Limited Seating! Get your ticket early! Tickets for this PLATED FAMILY-STYLE dinner are on sale now @ Broken Top Bottle Shop. Vegetarian options available! For more information, visit this page.

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September 2014

Pints and Politics

September 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Meet the Oregon League of Conservation Voter's Endorsed Candidates at the Broken Top Bottle Shop and Ale Cafe! Join OLCV, friends, volunteers, and community members to hear from local candidates who care about protecting Oregon's natural legacy, from 7pm-9pm. August 21st: Craig Wilhelm, for State Representative (HD 54-Bend) September 18th: Jodie Barram, for Deschutes County Commissioner Visit the OLCV website for more information.

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October 2014

Beers Made By Walking

October 15, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Pay per pint or per sample

Beers Made By Walking invites brewers to go on nature hikes and make new beer inspired by plants that are identified on the trail. Each hike is unique and each beer that is produced is a drinkable landscape portrait of the trail we hiked. On October 15th, from 6-9pm at Broken Top Bottle Shop, beer lovers will have the opportunity to try new beers inspired by hikes around the Bend Region. These hike-inspired beers were produced through a collaboration between BMBW…

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Pints & Politics

October 16, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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PINTS AND POLITICS.  Come to listen, ask questions and meet candidates Nathan Bodie, Lisa Seales and Barb Campbell at Broken Top Bottle Shop.    

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November 2014

InFARMation (and Beer!)

November 18, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Topic: Chefs and Farmers Working Together Chefs are often over-worked, tied to a strict budget, and have limited time to spend sourcing food direct from multiple farmers. While some chefs are committed to working with seasonal, local ingredients, others are simple not able. Our panelists will discuss the farmer-chef relationship and what the barriers, joys, benefits, and struggles are to sourcing as locally and humanely as possible. Are there ways to encourage chefs to shift sourcing to more local farms/ranches?…

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Oregon League of Conservation Voters: Pints and Politics Celebration

November 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join us to celebrate the results of the general election and honor the volunteers who helped make 2014 a great success for Oregon's environment! Congratulate our newly elected Bend City Councilors, Nathan Boddie and Barb Campbell and chat with friends who care about protecting Oregon's natural legacy. If you volunteered with OLCV in 2014, your first beer is on us!   When: Thursday, November 20th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Where: Broken Top Bottle Shop at 1740 NW Pence Ln, Bend

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February 2015

InFARMation & Beer

February 17, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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This is an opportunity to bring the issues that Oregon family farmers face onto the radar of urban consumers and the community in general. The topic changes each month, but always focuses on the larger picture of the connection between food and farms in our state. Panelists, discussion, and networking. Sponsored by Friends of Family Farmers and High Desert Food and Farm Alliance, 5:30 pm, Broken Top Bottle Shop, Bend.

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Environmental Priorities for the Legislative Session at Pints and Politics

February 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV for an interesting discussion about this year's legislative session and what it means for the natural legacy of Oregon. We will be joined by presenters from the Oregon Conservation Network to talk about the environmental priorities for the 2015 legislative session and how you can get involved. Gather with fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and Politics on the third Thursday of each month.

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March 2015

Pints and Politics: Sex and the Environment

March 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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What do sex, birth control, and education have to do with the environment and sustainability? Nick Stevenson from Deschutes County Public Health will discuss the relationships between sexual health and environmental health including how climate change, women’s rights, education, economic prosperity, community resilience, and research each play a role. Nick will also share promising solutions, local and global, to improve both human and environmental health. Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints…

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April 2015

Protecting Whychus-Deschutes at Pints and Politics

April 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Special guest Gena Goodman-Campbell, Central Oregon Wilderness Coordinator for the Oregon Natural Desert Association, joins us to give an update on the community driven process to permanently protect the Whychus-Deschutes area. Learn about what makes this stunning area so special and find out how you can help protect it. Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and Politics on the third Thursday of the month.

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Sustainability No Rant Chat Session – Bend Energy Challenge

April 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Four different chat sessions are scheduled throughout spring term to encourage discussion around various aspects of sustainability. Join us on April 22nd for a presentation on the Bend Energy Challenge from The Environmental Center. Brought to you by COCC Sustainability. Questions? Contact Emily Garland - egarland@cocc.edu. 

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May 2015

Sustainability No Rant Chat Sessions – Compost

May 6, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Four different chat sessions are scheduled throughout spring term to encourage discussion around various aspects of sustainability. This week's session is on compost in the works at COCC. Join us at Broken Top Bottle Shop! Brought to you by COCC Sustainability. Questions? Contact Emily Garland - egarland@cocc.edu. 

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Sustainability No Rant Chat Sessions – Water Crisis

May 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Four different chat sessions are scheduled throughout spring term to encourage discussion around various aspects of sustainability. This week's session will be: Mick McCann, The Daunting Water Crisis. What can you do to make a difference? Brought to you by COCC Sustainability. Questions? Contact Emily Garland - egarland@cocc.edu. 

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InFARMation & Beer

May 18, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Friends of Family Farmers and High Desert Food & Farm Alliance present InFARMation & BEER Tuesday May 18 @ 5:30 pm TOPIC: TBA Panelists, Discussion, and Networking. Quarterly the 3rd Tuesday of the month. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL!

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Urban Growth Boundary Update at Pints and Politics

May 21, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Special guests Principal Planner Brian Rankin and City Councilor Victor Chudowsky will present an update on the City of Bend's Urban Growth Boundary Remand project. If you are concerned about issues like urban expansion and the location of redevelopment as Bend grows, this event is for you. Come learn where the City is in the remand process and how you can provide input and feedback to help guide the project. Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting…

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June 2015

Wildfire in the Wildland Urban Interface at Pints & Politics

June 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Jonathan Stewart discusses the increasing risk to life and property due to wildfire in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI), and how communities like Bend can best plan to limit these risks. Sponsored by Oregon League of Conservation Voters and Central Oregon LandWatch

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July 2015

Let’s Renew Oregon at Pints and Politics

July 16, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and Susan Suffion, Field Director of Renew Oregon for an update of Renew Oregon's work on creating practical policy changes that will create a healthier, more prosperous Oregon.  From transitioning Oregon off coal power to polluter accountability and defending our Clean Fuels Program, your participation matters.  Come learn more about Renew Oregon's current and future efforts and how you can get involved. Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and…

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August 2015

Getting Bend on Bikes at Pints and Politics

August 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV, Bend Bikes and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and Politics. Bend Bikes is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) grassroots organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Bend. Bend Bikes works in partnership with citizens, businesses, community groups, government agencies, and elected officials to enhance bicycling infrastructure and promote a culture that not only loves to bike, but also feels safe and comfortable while doing so. Join a panel of Bend…

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Farm to Table

August 27, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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$85

Join us for a FARM TO TABLE DINNER fundraiser at Broken Top Bottle Shop! 5 courses paired with spirits from Oregon Spirit Distillers! ~greens & vodka~ ~pork & rum~ ~fowl & gin~ ~beef & whiskey~ ~sweets & absinthe~ featuring food & spirit from HDFFA Members & Farmers: Savory Spice Shop Bend, The Next Season Farm, Rainshadow Organics,Juniper Jungle Permaculture Farm, Gunpowder Roasting Ranch, and Dancing Cow Farm! We are proud to annouce that the dinner will be created by Guest Chef Ingrid Rohrer. You may know…

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September 2015

Urban Growth Boundary Scenarios at Pints and Politics

September 17, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Special guests: Brian Rankin and Mike Riley present the proposed UGB boundary scenarios. In late September and early October the City of Bend will launch a public survey and hold three public meetings related to the Urban Growth Boundary Remand. City of Bend Principal Planner Brian Rankin and Mike Riley from the UGB Boundary and Growth Scenarios Technical Advisory Committee will discuss the proposed locations for redevelopment as Bend grows. Join us to learn about the process, ask questions and…

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October 2015

OLCV Scorecard Release at Pints and Politics

October 15, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join us for one of our favorite events of the year. OLCV External Affairs Director Christy Splitt will present the 2015 Scorecard for the Oregon Legislature. Find out your legislators' voting records on conservation issues and hear about OLCV’s notable champions and leaders in the 2015 Oregon Legislature. We will also offer an opportunity to learn about and support potential 2016 environmental ballot measures. RSVP here!

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November 2015

First Firkin Friday

November 6, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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November’s First Firkin Friday at Broken Top Bottle Shop will support OLCV Education Fund! 100% of proceeds from the Descender IPA keg donated by GoodLife Brewing will benefit OLCV Education Fund. It's not a firkin keg but it is delicious! At 7:00 p.m. we will have live music by The Pitchfork Revolution; made possible by our amazing band sponsors: Newport Ave Market and Pizza Mondo. Bring a friend or two and come by for a pint or the chance to…

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Trivia Night at Pints & Politics

November 19, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Come to Pints and Politics for a fun night of environmental trivia with Bend City Councilor Nathan Boddie. Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy to test your knowledge of Oregon's environment, politics, & OLCV history or just come to learn and have a little fun.  

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January 2016

Environmental Priorities for the 2016 Legislative Session at Pints and Politics

January 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and special guests Bend City Councilor Barb Campbell and Page Atcheson of Renew Oregon for a lively discussion about the upcoming legislative session. Learn about Oregon Conservation Network's priorities for a healthy Oregon and find out how, together, we can make important progress for the environment in 2016! RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/125147064530677/

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February 2016

How Public Lands Can Help Unite Oregonians at Pints and Politics

February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and special guests from Great Old Broads for Wilderness, Oregon Natural Desert Association, and Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for an evening of thought provoking presentations and discussion about the recent takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and the larger questions of how best to manage our public lands.

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March 2016

Pints & Politics

March 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Special Guest Lindsey Hardy, Bend Energy Challenge program director, presents: Help Bend Win $5 Million by Saving Energy Join OLCV and staff from The Environmental Center to learn about Bend's involvement in a nationwide energy saving competition. Learn simple steps to create your very own energy (and money!) savings plan. And find out how you can get free LED light bulbs for your home, while helping Bend win the $5 million Energy Prize to fund future projects that will help our…

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April 2016

Bend 2030 Presents Envision OSU-Cascades

April 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Bend 2030 will host four workshops in April offering community members a chance to envision the future of Oregon State University – Cascades’ new campus and to provide input on the university’s long-range development plan. What ideas do you have for the new campus? Come and share them at these interactive and informative workshops. Participants will view preliminary campus models and plans, use clickers to weigh in on big questions, ask questions of OSU-Cascades planning team and offer insights for…

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Bend Open Streets – Sneak Peak at Pints & Politics

April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and special guest Brian Potwin, Commute Options education coordinator, for a sneak peak of Bend Open Streets. With more than 100 initiatives in North America, Open Streets temporarily close streets to automobile traffic, so that people may use them for walking, bicycling, dancing, playing, and socializing. Bend Open Streets aims to promote active transportation, community health, public space, and a vibrant local economy, all while connecting our parks, neighborhoods, and businesses together. Join us at Pints and Politics…

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May 2016

Act on Climate Now at Pints and Politics

May 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and fellow community members as the Central Oregon Conservation Network launches its newest priority for a healthy Central Oregon. The Pass a Bend Climate Action Ordinance campaign addresses the most pressing issue we face today – climate change. Come learn about the proposed ordinance being reviewed by the Bend City Council, ask questions, and find out how you can help shape our community’s future.

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June 2016

Kor Community Land Trust: Celebration of 1 Year

June 3, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Last year at this time, Kor received notification of 501(c)(3) approval from the IRS!  Come celebrate at BROKEN TOP BOTTLE SHOP for First Firkin Friday. Good Life Brewing has created a unique Firkin Keg. For those of you unfamiliar with a Firkin Keg, it is derived from the Middle Dutch word "vierdekijn," which means "fourth," or a fourth-of-a-full-size barrel. Firkin Kegs designed for cask conditioning and serving ales bar-side (no CO2 is needed). The results are said to be better…

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Save Outdoor School for All at Pints and Politics

June 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and guests Shannon Sbarra and Becca Gilbert to learn about the outdoor school experience and why it is so important. Find out how we can ensure our next generation of leaders gets out into the great outdoors and how you can help Save Outdoor School for all Oregonians.

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October 2016

Ballot Measures 97 & 99 Explained at Pints and Politics

October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Get the facts about Measure 97, a proposal to better fund Oregon’s schools, health care and senior services and Measure 99, a proposal to secure permanent state funding of the Outdoor School Law to send every Oregon fifth or sixth grader to a full week of Outdoor School. Join OLCV, friends, volunteers and community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for Pints and Politics. Be sure you're informed about these ballot measures before you vote! Please RSVP.

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November 2016

Environmental Trivia at Pints and Politics

November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and fellow community members who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy for a fun night of environmental trivia, hosted by our hero Gena Goodman-Campbell. Come test your knowledge of Oregon's environment, politics, and OLCV history, or just come to have a little fun after one crazy election cycle! This event will also double as our volunteer appreciation event. If you volunteered with OLCV in 2016, your first beer is on us! RSVP: https://act.myngp.com/Forms/4845311348608860160

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January 2017

Environmental Priorities for the 2017 Legislative Session

January 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Environmental Priorities for the 2017 Legislative Session at Pints and Politics Join OLCV and Oregon Conservation Network Director, Paige Spence, for an exciting discussion about this year’s legislative session and how it could impact Oregon’s natural legacy. Learn how, together, we can make important progress for the environment in 2017!  

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February 2017

The Elliott State Forest and Privatization of Public Lands at Pints and Politics

February 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and Alexander Harris from Oregon Wild for a presentation about the Elliott State Forest and the privatization of public lands. Learn about the land transfer movement, from armed occupations to proposals in the Oregon legislature and at the federal level to privatize public land. Come and find out how you can play a role in the larger pro-public lands movement in the west.

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March 2017

Transportation for Oregon’s Future at Pints and Politics

March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV and our friends from Commute Options, Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council and Oregon Environmental Council for a presentation about competing in the 21st Century with safer streets sidewalks, crosswalks and the Safe Routes to School program and find out what transit services need in order to meet increasing demand and connect communities. Join us to find out how you can take action and ensure that Oregon’s next transportation package addresses pressing urban and rural transportation needs.

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Climate Change Trivia on Tap!

March 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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$12

Trivia on Tap! An evening of fun at Broken Top Bottle Shop. Join us for food, drinks, climate themed trivia and a raffle all to benefit your local climate change non-profit; 350Deschutes. Saturday March 18th at 6 PM. $12.00 per person. Please register in advance. For more information visit 350Deschutes.org

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April 2017

Meet Bend Park and Recreation Board Candidates at Pints and Politics

April 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Get to know Lauren Sprang, Nathan Hovekamp and Ted Schoenborn; three great candidates who have earned OLCV's endorsement for the Bend Park and Recreation District Board of Directors. Join us for Pints and Politics to learn why these candidates are running for the Bend Park and Recreation Board and why they deserve your vote this May!

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May 2017

Tips and Tools for Taking Action at Pints & Politics

May 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Oregon League of Conservation Voters’ Leadership Committee and Bend City Councilor Nathan Boddie to learn tips and tools for taking action to protect our environment. Get hands-on experience and gain insights for contacting your elected officials, writing letters to the editor and making your point at a public meeting.

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June 2017

Frogs and Flows, Canals and Conservation

June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Special guests Bridget Moran with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Gail Snyder with Coalition for the Deschutes will offer an update on what’s happening on the Deschutes River. From the Oregon spotted frog to irrigation modernization and conservation efforts, join us for an update on the restoration of the Deschutes River and some of the latest developments in Central Oregon waterworld.

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July 2017

Let’s Talk about Wolves

July 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Are wolves protected in Oregon? Where? Can you hunt wolves in Oregon? What’s the current state of wolves in Oregon? Get the answer to these questions and more at Oregon Wild’s educational presentation “Let’s Talk about Wolves”. Join us Wednesday, July 12th at Broken Top Bottle Shop from 5:30 to 7:30pm for an evening presentation and conversation around the gray wolf in Oregon and its tumultuous history and perilous future. With wildlife poaching on the rise, mounting pressure to allow…

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August 2017

Pints, Politics and Postcards

August 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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MINGLE WITH OLCV’S LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE AT PINTS AND POLITICS Join OLCV and fellow community members, who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy, for a fun and informal night of action. Meet members of OLCV’s Leadership Committee and learn about Central Oregon Conservation Network’s priorities to protect Whychus-Deschutes and Implement the Bend Climate Action Resolution. Stop by and write a postcard in support of public lands and action on climate!

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September 2017

Pints & Politics

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Looking Inward to Prevent Sprawl at Pints and Politics Join Oregon League of Conservation Voters and special guest, Moey Newbold, advocacy programs manager at Central Oregon Landwatch, to get the scoop on the Bend Central District (BCD) Initiative. The Bend Central District is the area east of downtown bounded roughly by Revere Avenue on the north, 4th Street on the east, and the railroad on the south and west sides. It has long been identified in the City of Bend’s…

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October 2017

Wildfire: Central Oregon fire season in review

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Are you curious about what happened out there this summer? Join Oregon Wild for an evening event on the wildfire season in review. Alison Dean, the Fire Effects Monitoring Coordinator for the Deschutes National Forest, Ochoco National Forest, Prineville BLM, and Crooked River National Grasslands will present using local fire examples to discuss fire ecology and behavior, the contributing factors affecting fire season intensity and duration, and what we can do moving forward. It should be a fun and informative…

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OLCV Environmental Scorecard Release at Pints and Politics

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Find out your legislators' voting records on environmental issues and hear about Oregon League of Conservation Voters’ notable champions and leaders in the 2017 Oregon Legislature. Reflect on the 2017 legislative session with OLCV staff and learn how Bend can make a big impact in Salem in 2018.

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November 2017

Clean Energy Jobs Bill Kick-off

November 4, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join City Councilor Dr. Nathan Boddie and other leaders for this fun event This is a statewide event that will be live streamed from every county in the state to show support for and build momentum to get the Clean Energy Jobs bill passed in the 2018 legislature! A coalition team will be running the livestream agenda through Facebook live from a Portland rally; they will periodically connect live to other locations throughout the state.  Help make Central Oregon’s Support for this bill memorable…

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Environmental Trivia at Pints and Politics

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Oregon League of Conservation Voters and fellow community members for a fun night of environmental trivia. Come test your knowledge of Oregon’s environment, politics, and OLCV history, or just come to learn a thing or two at the last Pints and Politics of 2017. *This event will also double as our volunteer appreciation event. If you volunteered with OLCV in 2017, we can’t thank you enough for your support and your first beer is on us!*

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January 2018

Snowshoeing Central Oregon

January 4, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Oregon Wild for a presentation on how and where to snowshoe in central Oregon. We'll have tips and suggestions regarding everything from safety to gear to picking the most scenic trails. We'll include some "Snowshoeing 101" for those new to the activity as well as some tips on locations that would be applicable to all ability levels. The presentation will include: • Photography of recommended scenic snowshoeing destinations in central Oregon • The basics on learning to snowshoe •…

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Keeping it Local in the Three Sisters Wilderness

January 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Our local wilderness areas offer fantastic backcountry skiing right out our back door! Join Oregon Wild to learn what the Three Sisters Wilderness has to offer with a presentation of inspiring imagery and stories from local backcountry skier and avalanche instructor Lindsey Clark. On January 17th, Lindsey Clark will share her love of backcountry skiing in the Three Sisters Wilderness. Lindsey loves nothing more than skiing, and has spent over a decade exploring the Three Sisters Wilderness on skis. From winter…

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Environmental Priorities for the 2018 Oregon Legislature

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Oregon League of Conservation Voters as we prepare for the 2018 Oregon Legislative Session. Learn about important priorities, like passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill, and how you can get involved in passing laws that will protect Oregon’s environmental legacy.

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Snowshoeing Central Oregon

January 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Oregon Wild for a presentation on how and where to snowshoe in central Oregon. We'll have tips and suggestions regarding everything from safety to gear to picking the most scenic trails. We'll include some "Snowshoeing 101" for those new to the activity as well as some tips on locations that would be applicable to all ability levels. The presentation will include: • Photography of recommended scenic snowshoeing destinations in central Oregon • The basics on learning to snowshoe •…

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Texts and Taps for Clean Energy Jobs Bill

January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join the Sierra Club and over 40 partnering orgs of the Oregon Conservation Network to make a push for the Clean Energy Jobs Bill in the upcoming short Legislative session.  This is a carbon cap and invest bill that will limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation fuels, electric and gas utilities, and large industrial companies, price the pollution our largest polluters are emitting, and invest those funds back into clean energy jobs and community. Can you spare an hour and…

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May 2018

Wildflower Wild Wednesday

May 30, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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On May 30th, local photographer and wildflower expert M.A. Wilson will share her knowledge of the best hikes and the best wildflowers to see here in central Oregon.  From the slopes of the Cascade mountains to high desert sage brush country, we’ll cover the best spring and summer hikes in central Oregon. M.A. is a long time Bend resident who has extensive knowledge on hiking, wildflowers, and photography. She’s been photographing flowers for 30 years, learning lots of new tricks and tips along…

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September 2018

Wild Wednesday – Celebrating the 50th of the Wild and Scenic Act

September 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Later this year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, which has protected 59 sections of our incredible Oregon rivers for recreation, fish and wildlife, clean water, scenic beauty, and cultural significance. On September 19th, noted conservationist Andy Kerr will present a lively history of the congressional and local politics of the inclusion of 59 Oregon stream segments, totaling 1,908 miles, in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System from the enactment of the Wild…

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Pints & Politics

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join OLCV, friends and community members to hear from local candidates who care about protecting Oregon’s natural legacy. Meet candidates for Bend City Council, Gena Goodman-Campbell and Barb Campbell, and candidate for Bend Mayor, Sally Russell. Learn why Gena, Barb and Sally are running, ask questions, and find out how you can ensure the Bend City Council continues to value our environment.

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November 2018

Environmental Trivia at Pints and Politics

November 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join the Oregon League of Conservation Voters for a fun night of environmental trivia, hosted by OLCV’s local Leadership Committee. Come test your knowledge of Oregon’s environment, politics, and OLCV history, or just come to learn a thing or two at the last Pints and Politics of 2018. Snacks and prizes provided! *This event will also double as a volunteer appreciation event.

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January 2019

Environmental Priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Environmental Priorities for the 2019 Legislative Session at Pints and Politics Join OLCV to prepare for the 2019 Oregon Legislative Session. Learn about important priorities, like passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill, and find out how you can get involved in passing important laws.

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March 2019

Circumnavigating Crater Lake: Winter Backcountry Ski Trip

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Please join Oregon Wild for this month's Wild Wednesday! Circumnavigating Crater Lake in the winter is a fun and ambitious way to experience Oregon's only National Park. Come hear about a recent trip on splitboard and skis. Photo by Ben Canales

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May 2019

WILD UTAH: America’s Red Rock Wilderness Film Screening

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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WILD UTAH: America's Red Rock Wilderness is a 14-minute documentary that advocates for protecting more than 9 million acres of federally managed public lands as Wilderness, areas of pristine natural beauty, unique and untrammeled ecosystems, and unfathomable cultural significance. This film takes the viewer through the diverse landscape and draws upon diverse voices to tell the story of why these lands are worth protecting, why oil and gas production, off-road vehicle use, mining, and even politicians are risking the integrity…

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Pints & Politics

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Ln #1
Bend, OR 97701 United States
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Join Mike Riley, Executive Director of The Environmental Center, and Moey Newbold, Director of Urban Panning at Central Oregon Landwatch, to learn how our community can benefit from a transportation system that prioritizes safe, healthy, and climate-friendly options like walking, biking, and transit. Come find out how you can advocate for a well-rounded transportation future for Bend that better serves underserved populations.

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