Showing 78 results for tag Environment

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 25, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | March 29, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Most of us would agree that natural resources and our surrounding environment have value, but what that value is—and how to protect it—are usually up for debate. Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | May 11, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do We Create Equitable Spaces Within Our Public Lands?

Educator Gabe Sheoships leads a discussion about what a relationship with nature means, how we can provide inclusive and equitable spaces within our public lands and natural areas, and how we can begin to work toward healing relationships with our land.

Event | June 29, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 12, 2018

PLAYA Presents: Calligraphy of the Wind

A discussion with PLAYA resident and novelist Leslie Schwartz about the ways that specific places and communities shape the creative process.

Event | December 9, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 11, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do Our Values Influence Environmental Policy?

Given competing interests and visions of the public good, how do we protect our common resources such as land, water, and air? Join philosopher Monica Mueller to explore our environmental values and question how those values are reflected—or not reflected—in current local, national, and global environmental policies.

Event | February 18, 2018

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 28, 2018

Conversation Project: How Do We Create Equitable Spaces Within Our Public Lands?

Educator Gabe Sheoships leads a discussion about what a relationship with nature means, how we can provide inclusive and equitable spaces within our public lands and natural areas, and how we can begin to work toward healing relationships with our land.

Event | April 16, 2018

PLAYA Presents: Earth Shaking News

A discussion with noted vulcanologist Katharine Cashman about how our landscape got here and how we live on it now. This program is made possible in part by a Public Program Grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | November 11, 2017

What's Brewing?

The Crook County Foundation hosts this public forum on current events and issues happening locally, regionally, and at the state level. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | October 25, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | February 21, 2018

Growth in Portland: Whose Livability?

Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, moderates a panel discussion on the Portland comprehensive plan.

Event | October 24, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | October 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | March 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | November 16, 2017

Conversation Project: The World to Come

How Our Fear about the Future Affects Our Actions

Event | January 10, 2018

Conversation Project: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Stewarding Our Public Forests

Event | June 30, 2018

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | October 26, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | October 10, 2017

A City's Lifeblood

As efforts to clean up Portland Harbor begin, the communities most affected by pollution see a chance to reconnect to the Willamette River. By Julia Rosen

Magazine | August 22, 2017

History in the News

A panel discussion putting the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse in social and historical perspective with other monumental natural phenomena. This event is funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities.

Event | August 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | May 18, 2017

Confluence Story Gathering

Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | May 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | April 18, 2017

Confluence Story Gathering

Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | April 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | April 12, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 13, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | April 11, 2017

"Fish Tales" Seafood Panel Discussion

Exploring local seafood on the North Oregon Coast. Oregon Humanities is a cosponsor of this event.

Event | April 29, 2017

History in the News: Crowds and Controversies in Oregon's Parks and Wilderness

Discuss current events in historical context at a monthly roundtable. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 20, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | May 17, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 10, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | July 11, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 28, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | June 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | August 24, 2017

Gaining Ground Film Screening and Discussion

This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | March 21, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 16, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | March 15, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | August 23, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 8, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | May 6, 2017

Conversation Project: Good Food, Bad Food

Agriculture, Ethics, and Personal Choice

Event | March 11, 2017

A Pollinator's Plight

A discussion and screening on the importance of native bees. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | April 6, 2017

Supporting Pollinators

A panel discussion on ways to support native pollinators in our communities. This is an Oregon Humanities grant-funded event.

Event | May 31, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 25, 2017

Confluence Story Gathering

Event | February 18, 2017

Conversation Project: Fish Tales

Traditions and Challenges of Seafood in Oregon

Event | February 16, 2017

Confluence Story Gatherings

Collaborative Projects | January 11, 2017

Wonder, Bread

Seeking the sacred in the mundane world. An excerpt from Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change by Kathleen Dean Moore

Magazine | August 11, 2016

Not Built for Ghosts

Writer Helen Hill on consequences she faced after leaving her beloved home in the hands of others

Magazine | April 11, 2016

Between Ribbon and Root

Hope and a history of tragedy live together in a Cowlitz woman's son. An essay by Christine Dupres

Magazine | April 11, 2016

This Way through Oregon

Illustrating the systems that move salmon, waste, traffic, and legislation

Magazine | December 18, 2015

Posts

Readers write about Safe

Magazine | August 11, 2015

Life's Winter

The opportunities seem endless, but the season is not. An excerpt from Building a Better Nest: Living Lightly at Home and in the World by Evelyn Searle Hess.

Beyond the Margins | July 27, 2015

The River Fix

Journalist Valerie Rapp on the complexities of dam removal

Magazine | April 7, 2015

Gone Astray

A humanitarian aid worker in Sri Lanka finds herself caught up in a race to harvest the tusks of a dead elephant.

Magazine | December 8, 2014

Epigenetics and Equity

Zip code may be more important than genetic code when it come's to determining a person's health. A film produced by Dan Sadowsky for Oregon Humanities.

Beyond the Margins | October 7, 2014

Before You Know It

Your health may be determined by stresses experienced by your great-grandparents. How does this change how we plan for the future?

Magazine | July 31, 2014

This Land Planned for You and Me

J. David Santen Jr. on what Oregon's communities look like forty years after the passage of Senate Bill 100

Magazine | December 5, 2013

In-Between Place

Brian Doyle argues that life in the suburbs is far from the bland prison it is made out to be.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Belonging and Connection

Bette Lynch Husted on imperfect small-town life in Pendleton.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

On the River

Debra Gwartney on learning to love the isolation of her adopted home on the McKenzie River.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

Why We Stay

Monica Drake on raising a family in an urban neighborhood instead of a more serene but less vibrant rural place.

Magazine | December 5, 2013

A Region by Any Name

From Ecotopia to Cascadia Megaregion, visions of the Pacific Northwest have been secessionist in nature. An essay by Carl Abbott

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Water Wars

Journalist J. David Santen Jr. on how battles, compromises, and resolutions abound in a state flush with water.

Magazine | November 8, 2013

Home Economics

Using the house to bridge the public/private divide.

Magazine | November 15, 2011

Where We Live Now

Abandoning the tragedy of the city for a new way of thinking and talking about place. An essay by Matthew Stadler

Magazine | April 4, 2011

What Remains

A search for the site of a notorious massacre in Hells Canyon

Magazine | March 17, 2010

Distance as an Illusion

John Yeon and the landscape arts of China and Japan. An essay by Kevin Nute

Magazine | November 23, 2009