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Natural History Pub: Homelands, Treaty and Culture

McMenamins Old St Francis School 700 NW Bond Street, Bend, OR

We return to McMenamins Old St. Francis School for this popular series! Bobby Brunoe, General Manager of Natural Resources and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, will provide an overview of where the Tribes come from and the Treaty of 1855 as well as insight into Tribes’ culture, sovereignty and […]

Natural History Pub: A Land of Fire and Ice: Forest Resilience in Central Oregon

McMenamins Old St Francis School 700 NW Bond Street, Bend, OR

We return to McMenamins Old St. Francis School for this popular series! Fire can have dire consequences for those in its path. How can adaptations of forests in the face of natural disturbances be beneficial to biodiversity? Join Ariel Cowen, regional fire specialist, and Thomas D. Stokely, forestry and natural resources extension agent from Oregon […]

Doc and Connie Hatfield Sustainable Resource Lecture

The High Desert Museum 59800 S Highway 97, Bend, OR

Throughout their lives, ranchers Doc and Connie Hatfield were committed to partnerships and sustainable practices in the High Desert, and this annual lecture celebrates their work. This year features Nikki Silvestri, the founder and CEO of Soil and Shadow, a consulting firm that works in the agricultural sphere to bring social and environmental entrepreneurs more […]