The Green Calendar

Portland Surfriders

Kaety Jacobson of OSU’s Oregon Sea Grant program spoke at the Green Dragon in inner Southeast (right across the street from Grand Central Bowling in what looks to be an old Quonset hut).The topic was locally caught seafood, how to find it and why it's the most sustainable choice for seafood - apart from not eating seafood at all of course. Kaety … [Read more...]

Second Saturday

We had a great time - or at least one of us did - helping out in NW Portland at their monthly Second Saturday Cleanup.In an event promoted by Solv and supported by Food Front we spent a solid hour cleaning up the neighborhood around NW 23rd and Vaughn.Next week there is another similar event at the other end of NW that we will be sure to list … [Read more...]

Notes from the Science Policy Summit

It's been a few days since the Science Policy Summit and these are points to follow up on.Columbia River Restoration Act: The Columbia is the largest body of water in the U.S. that lacks a dedicated funding source. The issue is probably that it winds through several jurisdictions. The CRRA is a bill before congress that would dedicate 50 … [Read more...]

Christmas Tea At Old Macdonald's Farm

Come and join the friendly folks at Old Macdonald's Farm in Corbett for an English High Tea, followed by a farm tour.On December 5th and 6th at noon Stephanie Rickert of Old Macdonald's Farm (OMF) will be hosting a high tea in the circa 1919 farmhouse to support the educational efforts of the farm.OMF is an Oregon nonprofit farm that provides an … [Read more...]