FILM Screening: ArtiFISHal plus Native Storytelling, and Panel Discussion August 22 @ Medford Library Large Community Room  Doors Open at 5:30 pm, Programming starts at 6 pm.      The Rogue Valley Food System Network invites you to join us for an evening about the story of the salmon, from the original people to the current … Continue reading

The Value and Importance of Water Retention on our Land

One of the most valuable things to do for ourselves, future generations and all life on earth, in this climate crisis, is to find ways to capture rainwater on the land to soak into the groundwater and aquifers as it is meant to and regenerate the life of our planet.   “Water Retention Landscapes are … Continue reading The Value and Importance of Water Retention on our Land

Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating A Native Forest

From the makers of the film: "We’ve made the film free to view because we want the important messages of land regeneration, nature connection, and living more simply to reach as many people as possible. We hope you’re as inspired by the story of Hinewai Reserve.. as we are. Please feel free to share the … Continue reading Fools & Dreamers: Regenerating A Native Forest

Protecting Pollinators

Would a native bee like to live in your garden? Kristina Lefever will talk about:   who the pollinators are, why they are  important, why they are disappearing, what we can do to help them, and how to turn our gardens into safe and nurturing havens for the pollinators.  Your local native bees, butterflies, flies, … Continue reading Protecting Pollinators

Monarch Butterfly Summit

Monarch butterfly and caterpillar on Milkweed

A migration of expertise and resources to conserve the Western Monarch Butterfly Friday-Sunday, January 10-12, 2020 Pacific Grove / Carmel By-The-Sea COME JOIN US A new networking opportunity for those involved in the conservation and restoration of the Western Monarch Butterfly. By creating a wider community we will take flight with a united vision to improve what … Continue reading Monarch Butterfly Summit

A Chickadee’s Guide To Gardening By Douglas W. Tallamy

An excellent article on the value of planting native plants and the surprising things that can happen when you do! From a New York Times March 11, 2015 article written by Douglas W. Tallamy OXFORD, Pa. — I GREW up thinking little of plants. I was interested in snakes and turtles, then insects and, eventually, … Continue reading A Chickadee’s Guide To Gardening By Douglas W. Tallamy

“Building Transformational Resilience for Climate Change Traumas and Toxic Stresses”

An event hosted by ACE's Connection You are invited to watch the webinar together at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 129 NW E Street, Grants Pass, OR - to share the learning. September 10, 2019 11:00 am You can sign up now here. Copy/paste this into your browser: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VcuqXdZJTp-HeD5PLJQrIQ You will learn: • how climate change … Continue reading “Building Transformational Resilience for Climate Change Traumas and Toxic Stresses”

What Kind of World Do You Want to Live in?

Charles Eisenstein is interviewed by Pachamama Alliance about "What kind of world do you want to live in?" and gives us a taste of what we can expect in his new book Climate: A New Story in this series of short videos: The Core Themes of Climate: A New Story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7K2aZI6Dos8 What Kind of World … Continue reading What Kind of World Do You Want to Live in?

ACES Trainings & Workshop and Southern Oregon Success Updates

OPEN ACES TRAININGS AND OPEN WORKSHOP IN SELF-REGULATION & RESILIENCE COMING UP IN MEDFORD The Southern Oregon ACEs Training Team is offering ACEs sessions for all comers on Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, August 14, from 1 pm to 3 pm at the SOESD, 101 North Grape Street in Medford, as well as a workshop … Continue reading ACES Trainings & Workshop and Southern Oregon Success Updates

Sustainable Rogue Valley presents Support Group for Earth Activists Saturday, June 22, 2019   1 - 3 pm Unitarian Universalist Hall, 129 NW ‘E’ Street, Grants Pass, 97526 Potluck snacks are encouraged Please bring your utensils Activism is hard work. It can lead to burnout, feelings of isolation, frustration and discouragement, as well as many other … Continue reading

Hope in a Changing Climate – by John D. Liu

Hope in a Changing Climate optimistically reframes the debate on global warming. Illustrating that large, decimated eco-systems can be restored, the BBC World documentary reveals success stories from Ethiopia, Rwanda and China which prove that bringing large areas back from environmental ruin is possible, and key to stabilising the earth's climate, eradicating poverty and making … Continue reading Hope in a Changing Climate – by John D. Liu

The 3.5% Rule: How a Small Minority Can Change the World

Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts – and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change. In 1986, millions of Filipinos took to the streets of Manila in peaceful protest and prayer in the People Power movement. The Marcos regime folded on … Continue reading The 3.5% Rule: How a Small Minority Can Change the World

2019 Earth Day Celebration at RCC April 18th

Come see us at our table at the RCC Redwood Campus Earth Day Celebration on Thursday April 18th from 12 - 2 pm Take a tour of our Rain Garden/Bioswale Demonstration Project with Chas Rogers. For more information contact Erika Giesen at egiesen@roguecc.edu or Dorothy Swain at dswain@roguecc.edu EarthDay 2019 flier w cosponsors - PDF … Continue reading 2019 Earth Day Celebration at RCC April 18th

Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation

N GRANTS PASS: Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation Dinner and Childcare provided (ages 3 to 10)      The Grants Pass School District is pleased to invite the Grants Pass community to public presentations on the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, or ACES for short. This 90 minute presentation will cover what the study was, … Continue reading Public Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) Presentation