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First Congregational UCC

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1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States

February 2019

Tribes and Treaty Rights in the Columbia River Basin

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Congregational UCC, 1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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For the first installment of our 2019 High Desert Speaker Series in Portland, join Aja DeCoteau to learn about how the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) coordinates fisheries policy, restores streams and manages watershed conservation on behalf of the Yakama, Warm Springs, Umatilla and Nez Perce tribes. With a record of managing fisheries recovery using a holistic approach, Aja will discuss how culture and conservation intersect throughout the Columbia Basin. You'll leave this talk with a greater appreciation for the…

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March 2019

Sex Lives of High Desert Plants and Animals

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Congregational UCC, 1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Kick back and enjoy a fun discussion of the sex lives of plants and animals at this unique High Desert Speaker Series event. LeeAnn Kriegh, author of The Nature of Bend and the forthcoming The Nature of Portland, will help you celebrate spring by learning about the mating rituals and reproductive strategies of Central Oregon flora and fauna. Kriegh writes about everything from junipers to porcupines in a conversational, even conspiratorial tone, and this engaging talk will offer more of the same. You’ll…

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April 2019

Hart Mountain Revealed | Portland

April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
First Congregational UCC, 1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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The 2019 High Desert Speaker Series in Portland concludes with a presentation from ONDA's own Hart-Sheldon Coordinator, Jeremy Austin. From unique wildlife and stunning night skies to opportunities for recreation and solitude, Hart Mountain is a high desert treasure worth exploring. Learn about what makes Hart Mountain so spectacular, get tips for planning your next adventure and discover the vital conservation initiatives you can support to mitigate current threats and ensure that this region stays wild. About the speaker A…

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