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.

Become a Certified MASTER RECYCLER

Learn from the experts.

Connect with others. Make a difference. Take an eight-week course on the latest informa- tion on consumption and recycling. Then, promise to volunteer 30 hours to share what you learned with neighbors, coworkers and community.

WHAT: Clackamas County course and volunteer program
WHEN: Eight consecutive Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in April and … Read More.

City of Portland Fix it Fairs 2018

[ January 27, 2018; 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. February 24, 2018; 2:30 am to 3:00 pm. ]
The Fix-It Fair is a FREE City of Portland event where you can learn simple ways to save money and connect with resources. Join your neighbors and talk to the experts about how to spend less and stay healthy.
Save the dates below for next season of Portland Fix-It Fairs. Bring an item for repair
Fair hours … Read More.

American College of Healthcare Science Holiday Open House

[ December 15, 2017; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ]
On Campus Holiday Open House
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 5005 SW Macadam Ave, Portland OR 97239
Join ACHS & The Apothecary Shoppe for some holiday cheer!
11-11:30 a.m. – Experience how easy it is to craft your own tea blend and make your own tea bags for holiday gifts
12-12:30 p.m. Aromatherapy blending … Read More.

Study Finds ‘Rollie Pollies’ Remove Heavy Metals From Soil, Protects Groundwater

Turns out a little bug we don’t think of much is one of the best protectors of soil ever imaginable. Read on to find out more!
Turn over a brick or a board lying in the yard and underneath you may find a collection of pill bugs scurrying about. Also known as “rollie pollies” or wood- lice, … Read More.