19th Annual BirdFest and Bluegrass Celebration

[ October 5, 2018; October 6, 2018; October 7, 2018; ] October 5-7 Ridgefield, Washington
2018 marks the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the most powerful and important bird-protection law ever passed. In honor of this milestone, National Geographic, the National Audubon Society, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and BirdLife International will join forces with more than 100 other organizations and millions of people around … Read More.

Green Drinks-a place to network with eco-minded businesses and folks

How it all started 
In 1989, at a pub called the Slug and Lettuce in North London, Edwin Datschefski was sitting with his green design colleagues, Yorick Benjamin and Paul Scott, when he noticed an enviro-minded acquaintance at a nearby table. As it turned out, the friend was sitting with a few of his own eco-conscious mates. … Read More.

Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference 

[ September 21, 2018; September 22, 2018; September 23, 2018; ] Pacific Women’s Herbal Conference 
Camp Sealth, Vashon Island, WA 

September 21 – 23 2018 

Join a village of wild women meeting once again in the forest at the edge of the Salish Sea.
Learning, celebrating, connecting, transforming…
Herbal Wisdom 
Wise Woman Ways 
Nourishing mind, body, heart & soul while uplifting a woman’s spirit…

Bring A Friend!
Mother, Daughter, Grandma, Auntie, Niece, Sister, Cousin…herbalist, ethnobotanist, midwife, nurse, … Read More.

The Kids Day in Court

“Every generation inherits a world it never made; and, as it does so, it automatically becomes the trustee of that world for those who come after. In due course, each generation makes its own accounting to its children.” -Robert Kennedy
Today’s kids aren’t happy with our generation’s failure to be responsible trustees of the world, nor … Read More.

Mother Earth News Fair 2018

[ August 4, 2018; 2:00 am to 6:00 pm. August 5, 2018; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Mother Earth News Fair
Aug 4th and 5th
Linn County Fair Grounds Albany, OR
This is our 7th  year of participating in the Mother Earth News Fair and we look forward to it all year!
150 exhibitors and over 100 workshops along with a line up of exciting and informative speakers.

Come away with ideas and inspiration for your lifestyle, … Read More.

Healing Power of Cannabis Conference

[ September 15, 2018; September 16, 2018; ] Healing Power of Cannabis Conference 
Vermont College of Fine Arts 
Montpelier, VT 
September 15 – 16, 2018 
“Aiding Health Care Providers, Medical Professionals, Herbalists, Growers and the General Public make responsible, effective, and educated decisions regarding the medicinal applications of Cannabis” 

Attendees will learn from expert presenters in over 20 workshops focused primarily on medicinal applications, organic cultivation, and preparation of high-quality medicinal Cannabis products. 

There … Read More.

Stream Team’s 19th Annual Earth Day Fest

[ April 21, 2018; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Salmon Creek Regional Park April 21, 2018  10am to 2pm
Ride your bike or stroll down the Salmon Creek Green- way to enjoy free children’s activities, wildlife shows, salmon releases and more!

Clark Public Utilities’ StreamTeam is hosting its 19th Annual Earth Day Fest in partnership with Clark County Vegetation Management. Free fun and games for … Read More.

Wanted Artwork, Poems & Artwork

[ April 22, 2018; ]

Now accepting submissions! Honoring Our Rivers publishes student (K-college) artworks, photos, poems, and prose (including those in foreign languages) inspired by rivers and watersheds of the Pacific Northwest. We invite all students, guardians, and educators to also participate in our themed section, which will center on Tribes of the Pacific Northwest and their ancestral and … Read More.

Tall Wood Buildings

 
Tall wood buildings are on the rise in the Northwest thanks to the recent development of a wood product known as Cross Laminated Timber (CLT). At the time that this article was written five of these buildings are either in design or under construction right here in Oregon:

Lever Architecture’s Albina Yard building
PATH Architecture’s 8-story Carbon 12 … Read More.

Learn About the Birds and the Bees 

“Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape” is the focus of the 4th annual BEEvent Pollinator Conference.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 
Attendees will learn from experts what to do and not do in your backyard landscape.
Discover the extremely prolific native pollinator: mason bees, their nests and pests.
Vendors will bring nesting boxes, mason bee cocoons, plants, seeds, books and more. If … Read More.