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Awakening The Dreamer Planning Session

All are welcome to help bring the internationally acclaimed “Awakening the Dreamer” symposium of the Pachamama Alliance to Josephine County in a few months. Join the co-creative planning at the Sustainable Rogue Valley monthly meeting on Sunday January 13, 12:30 to 2pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 129 NE “E” Street, Grants Pass (across the … Continue reading Awakening The Dreamer Planning Session

Supporting Wild Pollinators – Such as Mason Bees

© by Jerry Allen 2018 Scientists tell us there is a worldwide big decline of insect species. We depend on insect pollinators to pollinate the plants we eat. Without them we would starve. Honeybees as well as wild bees and other pollinators are seriously threatened by pesticides and mites, as well as by climate changes. … Continue reading Supporting Wild Pollinators – Such as Mason Bees

UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS

UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS The Southern Oregon ACEs Training Team is offering free monthly open training sessions in Medford and Grants Pass, and Rogue Valley Mentoring is offering a training for people interested in helping to build resilience in our youth by becoming mentors in 2019. Info below!   ACES TRAININGS IN GRANTS PASS: … Continue reading UPCOMING ACES & MENTORING TRAININGS

Resilience Awareness Month – November 2018

FREE EVENTS in Jackson & Josephine Counties throughout the Month to Raise Awareness of Trauma-Informed Practices and the Tools for Building Resilience for Individuals, Families and Our Communities: November 3: Green Bag Day for the Food Project--sign up to join the Food Project all around Jackson County: www.onegreenbag.org November 5: Open ACEs Training at Highland Elementary School, … Continue reading Resilience Awareness Month – November 2018

What if? — Scaling-out regenerative development glocally

Ecological State: Regenerative land management practices create dramatic increases in biodiversity, water retention, and carbon sequestration. Regen Network monitors on-the-ground conditions and generates trusted attestations about the ecological state of managed land and water areas. Source: Regen Network Building educational ecosystems of collaboration to improve planetary health A couple of times in my life I have … Continue reading What if? — Scaling-out regenerative development glocally

Sustainable Rogue Valley becomes an Ally to Southern Oregon Climate Action Now

Southern Oregon Climate Action Now is a grassroots, volunteer, non-profit organization of area residents who care about climate change and have joined forces to take bold action against it. Through volunteer projects, we focus on reducing the impacts of Global Warming across Southern Oregon. Our Mission Recognizing the urgent need for bold action, SOCAN’s mission … Continue reading Sustainable Rogue Valley becomes an Ally to Southern Oregon Climate Action Now

Pachamama Alliance “Drawdown Solutions: Getting into Action!” course.

Sign up for the next offering of the 4-session Pachamama Alliance "Drawdown Solutions: Getting into Action!" course. It will run Thursday evenings, July 19 & 26, and August 2 & 9, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., in the Casbah Tent, at Jackson Wellsprings  -  2253 Highway 99, Ashland, 97520, OR, United States . Pre-requisite for this … Continue reading Pachamama Alliance “Drawdown Solutions: Getting into Action!” course.

Want to help support Drawdown in the Rogue Valley? Here’s a simple way

For Ashland's 4th of July Parade, Southern Oregon Pachamama Alliance is imagining an entry that features lots of people marching, each one holding a sign with one of the 80 Drawdown Solutions (for details, see the book Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming).  We'd like as many families and children … Continue reading Want to help support Drawdown in the Rogue Valley? Here’s a simple way

New Permanent Signs for the Fairgrounds Gardens!

On Monday Mike Nelson and I installed the 6 new full color metal signs on the five Firewise Demonstrations Garden beds at the Josephine County Fairgrounds.  One sign is for the project as a whole and the rest describe the purpose of each garden bed; the Permaculture Garden, the Bees and Pollinator Garden with Mike's … Continue reading New Permanent Signs for the Fairgrounds Gardens!

The Landscape of Environmental Justice

Thursday, April 19, 2018 5:30 – 7:30 PM Large Meeting Room – Medford Public Library 205 South Central Avenue, Medford, OR 97501 RCC’s Diversity Programming Board & SO Health-E invite you to join us for dinner & a discussion about climate, environmental, & social justice, food security, and health outcomes. Please register for the event … Continue reading The Landscape of Environmental Justice