HabiChats! Blood-sucking vampires or alluring fishes? Insights into Oregon Lampreys

HabiChats! Blood-sucking vampires or alluring fishes? Insights into Oregon Lampreys Lampreys are a group of ancient fishes with no jaws, paired fins, or bones. Are they blood-sucking vampires to be reviled or are they alluring fishes? Their seeming “alien” appearance and cryptic behavior can lead to fear and ignorance. Ann and Ben will describe the…

HabitChats: Fish Recovery and Recent Delistings under the Federal ESA in Oregon

HabiChats! Fish Recovery and Recent Delistings under the Federal ESA in Oregon   There are 1,600 species listed under the endangered species act, and 160 of those are fish. Four fish have been removed from the endangered species list, and remarkably all occur in Oregon. Fish biologist, Brian Bangs will share how we set these…

Green Island Open Exploration Days

Green Island Open Exploration Day Take a walk near the place the Willamette and the McKenzie Rivers meet. Observe 15 years of tree-planting work on Green Island, a habitat for beaver, river otter, and over 150 species of birds. If you’re looking for a special place to connect to nature this year, Green Island will…

Upstream: An Evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer (Online Event)

Join us for the second annual Upstream gathering, now online, where Robin Wall Kimmerer will offer wonder and humility for our land, water, and the sacred intelligence found in the natural world. In her books Gathering Moss and Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer weaves personal story, cultural history, and a love of discovery in thoughtful, uplifting ways that reflect her decades of leadership in indigenous environmental science.

The Beaver Believers – Online Film Screening with Director Q&A

« All Events « All Events About the Film:The Beaver Believers is a feature documentary that tells the urgent yet whimsical story of an unlikely cadre of activists – a biologist, a hydrologist, a botanist, an ecologist, a psychologist, and a hairdresser – who share a common vision: restoring the North American Beaver, the most…