Events Calendar

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Our staff, board, interns, and volunteers work tirelessly to get the word out, and we like to have fun doing it! Part of those efforts involve outreach at public events like concerts, festivals, the annual Wonderland Auction, conferences, and much more. Come join us, and bring your friends, so we can work to inspire others to engage in keeping it wild!

 

Upcoming events:


Tuesday, June 12th: No Fracked Gas Rally and Public Comment at the State Land Board Meeting. No LNG coalition members are organizing a rally outside the Department of State Lands Building in Salem during the State Land Board meeting to protest the proposed Jordan Cove Export Terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline. We will also be preparing public comments to be delivered orally to the State Land Board during their public comment process. Dress in red and bring your signs!

Saturday, June 16th: Field Check 101 in the Horse Prairie Timber Sale: Help us fight a destructive post-fire clearcut logging project with the power of citizen science and observation. We'll learn about map reading, navigation, logging history, management, and fire ecology in this beautiful backyard forest. Cascadia will provide backgrond on this timber sale and instruction in the basics of field checking. Participants will explore the forest to collect data that can help us fight this sale in court! Register here to join us!

Wednesday, June 27th: WildCAT Volunteer Meeting: Join Cascadia Wildlands volunteers for our June WildCAT meeting! Every month we meet to discuss what's happening in our ongoing environmental campaigns, share experiences from the last month, plan events and get involved in hands-on work to defend wild places.

Sunday, July 1st: Kayak Jordan Cove: Kayak Jordan Cove with Cascadia Wildlands and the University of Oregon's Outdoor Program! The Jordan Cove fracked gas project proposes to build a massive liquified natural gas terminal and export center on the coast of Coos Bay. This trip will allow activists and outdoor enthusiasts to explore the bay around the site of the proposed terminal, collect data, make observations and learn about why we resist the latest iteration of this horrible project. Register her to join us!


 

Past events in 2017:

Thursday, May 17th: 16th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival: The Wild and Scenic Film Festival offers an unique opportunity to meet like-minds, watch original films and connect with local organizations doing environmental work in our community. Films will highlight ongoing efforts to combat climate change, defend public lands, protect endangered species and safeguard wild places. This year's event will feature exciting raffles and give-aways, delicious food from local businesses and craft beer from Eugene-based brewery, Ninkasi.

Wednesday, April 25th: WildCAT Volunteer Meeting. This meeting's we'll talk about ground truthing, the practice of doing on-the-ground data collection in forests we're working to protect. Come learn about this awesome citizen science approach to getting to know our backyard forests, and get involved in outreach, education and hands-on action with Cascadia Wildlands volunteers!

Feb 12: Monuments Under Attack public event at UO Law School with presentations on the threats to the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.  Hear why the Cascade-Siskiyou should stay protected and not be opened up to commercial logging and learn how you can get involved in the movment to protect it!

February 23: Elliott Lobby Day at the state capitol in Salem, OR with Cascadia Wildlands and colleagues. The day consisted of: lobbying training, brief overview of talking points, and a pre-arranged meeting with your representative. No lobbying experience was necessary.

March 2 – 5: Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene, OR. Cascadia Wildlands presented panels on wolves and the Elliott State forest, and had our outreach table up for the entire weekend to connect with community members, students, and professionals. More info on the free and world-renowned event can be found here.

May 9: Pints Gone Wild! at Ninkasi, music by Austin Farrell.

JUNE 14: “Tapping into Community” Benefit for Cascadia Wildlands at The Bier Stein in Eugene, Wedneday 5pm – close.

On Wednesday, June 14, a keg of craft beer at The Bier Stein will be tapped at 5:00 pm and the proceeds from every last pint sold will be generously donated to Cascadia Wildlands. Come grab a beer or two, some dinner, and check out our outreach table. There will also be a raffle for some primo Cascadia Wildlands swag. The event will be held from 5:00 pm – close at The Bier Stein (16th and Willamette St., Eugene).

JULY 7, 8, 9: We'll be at the Oregon Country Fair. Come see visit us on Stawberry Lane and get your face painted as a wolf or an owl!

JULY 13 – 16: We'll be at the 16th Annual Northwest String Summit. Come find us along the vendors row, and pick up some fresh new merch!

JULY 29: Victory Celebration for the Elliott State Forest, at Thinking Tree Spirits in Eugene, Saturday 6 – 10pm.

Presented by Cascadia Wildlands, Mountain Rose Herbs, and Thinking Tree Spirits, this is a celebration of our community’s victory to keep the 82,500-acre Elliott State Forest public. This music event will be headlined by roots reggae legend Norma Fraser, and will also include world beat music by La Famille, and funk sensation Soul Vibrator. Signature cocktails, local beer, sno cones, food carts, and face painting for the kids. Get ready to celebrate! 6:00-10:00 pm at Thinking Tree Spirits (1st and Jackson St. in Eugene). Free and open to the public.

AUGUST 5: We'll be at the Whiteaker Block Party. Find us near the entrance along Van Buren St, and pick up some fresh new merch!

AUGUST 8: Pints Gone Wild! music by Gaye Lee Russell

SEPTEMBER 12: Pints Gone Wild! featuring The Thieving Magpies.

More info about The Thieving Magpies, and the full list of our Pints schedule, can be found here.

DECEMBER 2: 15th Annual Wonderland Auction, in Eugene, OR.

Join Cascadia Wildlands, premier sponsor Mountain Rose Herbs, local business supporters, and community members for an evening of fun, friends, and philanthropy. Live and silent auctions will feature extraordinary getaways in all corners of Cascadia, unforgettable outdoor adventures, recreation gear, fine jewelry, wine packages, and a whole lot more! * NEW THIS YEAR * Due to increased popularity of the Auction, layout of the event will be new, and you will be required to RSVP and purchase your tickets in advance if you plan to attend.

 

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