May 8, 2014 |

Registration Opens for 6th Annual Otter Rock n’ Roll

The Surfrider Foundation’s Newport, Siuslaw and Portland Chapters have announced they will be hosting the 6th annual Otter Rock n’ Roll Youth Surf and Beach Cleanup Challenge in celebration of International Surfing Day.  Observed globally, International Surfing Day celebrates the sport of surfing and helps raise awareness about issues facing our oceans, waves and beaches. The Otter Rock N’ Roll will take place on June 21st at Otter Rock/Devil’s Punchbowl State Park from 8am-4pm.
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May 6, 2014 |

Aquarium to host climate change interpretation training

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is hosting a one day workshop on climate change interpretation being offered by the National Network of Climate Change Interpreters (NNOCCI). The program is organized by the New England Aquarium as well as many other partners with funds from NSF.  Two facilitators will run the day for us which includes both content and interpretive techniques – see attached. Over 100 interpreters across the country have been trained with the program.
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April 29, 2014 |

Lincoln SWCD Film Series, “Trashed” April 29th

Join Lincoln SWCD for their first in their spring film series on April 29th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Newport Visual Arts Center for the film – Trashed. In the new docu-feature TRASHED, a Blenheim Films production, which was selected to receive a Special Screening at the Cannes Film Festival, Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution.
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