Ride for Two Rivers June 16th Help in the restoration of the Metolius and Whychus Creek! Sisters, OR

Deschutes • Sisters Volunteer Opportunity We are looking for volunteers for our Ride for Two Rivers on June 16.  We need many volunteers to help with parking, registration and rest stops along the course. This is the National Forest Foundation’s biggest fundraiser for the Whychus and Metolius River restoration efforts. Last year over $30,000 was raised and […]

UCS Launches Center for Science and Democracy

    In today’s hyper-partisan political environment, the public and decision makers often ignore independent science and technical analysis in favor of assertions from ideologues and thinly veiled spokespeople for powerful vested interests. This trend toward deliberate misinformation and neglect of science not only threatens the principles of transparency and accountability on which our democracy […]

Free Online Fractal Course with the Fractal Foundation

Mission: We use the beauty of fractals to inspire interest in Science, Math and Art. Vision: is for a world of wonder and curiosity, a culture of scientific inquiry, an appreciation of the interconnections of natural systems and an understanding of their essential nonlinearity. We see a world where everyone is mathematically literate and has a […]

Clark Fork-Pend Oreille Conservancy

The Clark Fork-Pend Oriell Conservancy is non-profit land trust – a charitable organization concerned about the conservation of  natural resources in Bonner County, Idaho and Sanders County in Montana.  They partner with land owners to protect natural resources mainly through conservation easements. An easement is basically a legal agreement that transfers some of the property […]

Invasive Species removal: English Ivy Pull Volunteer Work Party: Saturday, 1/14

Join us in supporting the Forest Park Conservancy this Martin Luther King service weekend and help remove invasive ivy from Forest Park! When: Saturday, January 14th, 9 am – noon Where: Pittock Mansion Follow link to view map. Carpooling is encouraged. No previous experience necessary. All training and tools provided. Remember to pack plenty of […]

Come Sailing October 15th in Seattle!

Come Sailing with The Center For Wooden Boats in Seattle Washington, volunteer in the boat house, learn about wooden boats, and enjoy a FREE sail!   Day: Saturday, October 15 Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm Spaces are limited, preregistration is required. Please contact anne@americanclothingexperiment.org if you are interested and to receive further details   […]

Team up with Heal the Bay on Coastal Cleanup Day, September 17, 2011

On Saturday, September 17th, 2011, from 9:00am until 12noon, over 14,000 Southern Californians will head down to their local beaches and inland waterways on a mission to clear the sand and water of harmful and unsightly pollution. Last year, over 80,000 volunteers from California removed a record 1 million pounds of trash! This year, we […]

Access Fund’s 2011 National Access & Stewardship Summit

If you all don’t know this organization yet, you should. The Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over 2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering. They rule, and […]

Joy Now! Summer Camp

Special opportunity for youth age 12-18! Come play with members of Portland’s March Fourth Marching Band during this year’s Joy Now Summer Camp. Find more information at www.joynowproject.org. The Joy Now Arts Project empowers, excites and engages youth through music and performance arts-centered programs that value diversity, positive collaboration, self-awareness, and social change.

Cast Off! – Free Public Sail Sunday, June 19, 2011, 2 – 3pm

Cast Off! – Free Public Sail Sunday, June 19, 2011, 2 – 3pm The Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle WA Here is an amazing free public event from another great non profit.  The Center for wooden boats offers free boat rides every Sunday afternoon! View Full Map Location The Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St, Seattle, […]