Come in from the cold for free Winter Nature Nights

Jan 11, 2012
Join the Land Trust for free evening presentations about wolf recovery, climate change, and the geology of the Three Sisters and Whychus Creek!

We're pleased to announce this year's slate of Winter Nature Nights! From wolves to the geology of Whychus Creek, these monthly presentations are a great way to come in from the cold and get your nature fix before spring comes. Winter Nature Nights start on January 24 with Wolf Recovery in Oregon, followed by Climate Change and Oregon--Building Resiliency on February 21, and Three Sisters and Whychus Creek— A Geologic Past and Present on March 20th. We look forward to seeing you:

On January 24, Wolf Recovery in Oregon: Wolves have returned to Central Oregon for the first time in more than half a century! Learn more about these charismatic mammals from John Stephenson, the US Fish & Wildlife biologist in charge of wolf recovery in Oregon. John will give an overview of wolf reintroduction efforts in the northern Rocky Mountains and Oregon. Then, he’ll touch upon the role wolves’ play in ecological systems. See where the Oregon wolves are today—including the two impressive wanderers from the Imnaha Pack who traveled from the Wallowas to Central Oregon and beyond.

Register for Wolf Recovery in Oregon in Bend, OR  on Eventbrite
Register for Wolf Recovery in Oregon in Bend, OR on Eventbrite


On February 21, Climate Change and Oregon--Building Resiliency: Kathie Dello, Deputy Director of the Oregon Climate Service will discuss climate change and its impacts on Central Oregon and the state. Kathie will discuss current and future changes to mountain snowpack, wildfire, and vegetation. How might climate change affect our waters and our recreation?  Then, learn about climate adaptation and the measures that are being taken to build resilience—and hope—into the natural world.
Register for Climate Change and Oregon--Building Resiliency in Bend, OR  on Eventbrite
Register for Climate Change and Oregon--Building Resiliency in Bend, OR on Eventbrite


On March 20, Three Sisters and Whychus Creek— A Geologic Past and Present: The Three Sisters, once known as Mount Multnomah, rank among the most diverse of Oregon’s volcanic centers because of their composition and past eruptions. They also harbor a high potential for future eruptions. Join Ellen Bishop Morris, noted geologist, author, and photographer, for a talk on the geologic history of the Sisters and Whychus Creek. Ellen will discuss the geology of the Three Sisters region and the early volcanism revealed in Whychus Creek’s lower stretches.
Register for Three Sisters and Whychus Creek— A Geologic Past and Present in Bend, OR  on Eventbrite
Register for Three Sisters and Whychus Creek— A Geologic Past and Present in Bend, OR on Eventbrite


All presentations are open to the public and free of charge. Presentations are held at GoodLife Brewing Company, Bend, Oregon. Thanks to GoodLife Brewing Company and Suntrack Sound for making Winter Nature Nights possible.   Please RSVP to each event so we can make sure to have enough seats available.