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

“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”

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

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

Community Forum on Wildfire

Come join us for Community Forum Night at the Fruitdale Grange All Hands On Deck (focus on Fire) Thursday evening, March 28, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm, Fruitdale Grange, 1440 Parkdale Drive, Grants Pass, 97527 Overview This forum will specifically focus on fires and poor air quality like we experienced last summer. As we look toward solutions and … Continue reading Community Forum on Wildfire

5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_FEB. 20, 2019

Families For Safe Meters 5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_ FEB. 20, 2019-get info to staff Sent by Catherine Kleiber (www.electricalpollution.com <notice her Brief Solutions page for dirty electricity et al - http://www.electricalpollution.com/solutions.html >) Send information to Senate Committee about health hazards of 5G ** Ask for public hearings with independent researchers, medical providers included. ** "I … Continue reading 5G ACTION ALERT _DEADLINE_FEB. 20, 2019

Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

Mark your calendar~ Awakening the Dreamer Symposium A transformative journey and a profound inquiry Saturday, April 13, 2019  1:00 – 4:30 pm at the UUGP Fellowship, 129 NW E Street, Grants Pass, OR Suggested donation $5-10 Reserve your spot by emailing: larkswain@jeffnet.org The Awakening the Dreamer Symposium is an interactive transformational workshop that inspires participants … Continue reading Awakening the Dreamer Symposium

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

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

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