Upcoming Events in the Community
TUES, JUNE 1 (7 – 8 pm)
TAP TALK: “WASTED FOOD VS. FOOD WASTE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?”
Join this discussion on preventing wasted food and properly composting the rest. Jeanette Hardison (Founder/Director of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s No Food Left Behind program) and Linda Sebring (avid local composter) will help you develop Smart Strategies and practical ways to save money and time while reducing your household’s carbon footprint. To participate in fun and relevant trivia, join the meeting by 6:45 pm.
Contact: https://bit.ly/JuneTapTalk (Zoom link will be emailed following registration.)
Sponsors: 500 Women Scientists Corvallis & Block 15 Brewing Company
JUNE 1 – JUNE 30
91 DAYS of SUPPORTING CARDV
Conundrum House is donating to CARDV $10 of each Game Rental Club Membership we sell. Sign up on our Game Club Membership page at https://conundrum.house/products/game-rentals-club, and we will automatically add $10 to our donation to this amazing organization.
Contact: , or call (541) 224-8114
Sponsor: Remarkable Arts
WED, JUNE 2 (6 pm PST)
WORLD FILM PREMIERE OF “BEDROCK RIGHTS”
You’re invited to the premiere of the documentary Bedrock Rights: A New Foundation for Global Action Against Fracking and Climate Change. After the screening, we’ll host a conversation with the film’s collaborators and prominent thought leaders who are working to protect human rights and a secure future for all. Learn more and register here.
Sponsor: Spring Creek Project
THURS, JUNE 3 (6:00 – 7:30 pm)
THE POWER TO HEAL HEALTHCARE DISPARITIES: WHAT CAN WE DO?
Join this virtual event on the impact of racism on health care. Following a short film, Deborah Riddick, JD, RN, and Ed Junkins, MD, will lead the discussion. Both serve on a state of Oregon Task Force that has as its goal developing a program for universal health care for the state.
Contact: mvhca.org to register
Sponsors: Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates and Albany-Corvallis Chapter of the NAACP
SAT, JUNE 5 (10 am – 2 pm)
BEES AND TREES
Presentations on Honey Bees, Native and Mason Bees, and Recommendations & Planting Tips for Bee-friendly Trees. Also, Historic Hall Tours and outside activities – Family-friendly – Current COVID protocols followed.
At Willamette Grange, 27555 Greenberry Rd. (Corner of Greenberry and Hwy 99W)
Sponsor: Willamette Grange #52
SUN, JUNE 6 (Start times vary)
RUN FOR THE HILLS
Registration is open for this annual trail race at Bald Hill with proceeds to the Greenbelt Land Trust Trails Fund to build and maintain local trails and outdoor access for our community.
Sponsor: Heart of the Valley Runners, Greenbelt Land Trust
SAT, JUNE 12 – MON, JUNE 14 (10 am – 3 pm)
THE GREAT MOVE OUT: OFF-CAMPUS DONATION EVENT
A drop-off, end-of-the-year OSU student household collection event for items no longer needed and able to be reused.
At OSUsed Store, 644 SW 13th Corvallis, corner of 13th and A
Sponsors: Master Recyclers Program, OSU Community Engagement and Leadership, OSU Materials Management, ASOSU
SUN, JUNE 13 (5:00 – 6:30 pm)
SAFER STREETS ROUNDTABLE
To meet our climate action goals, we need to help more people get out of their cars and onto their bikes. In his “Rethinking Streets” presentation, Dr. Marc Schlossberg reported that 50 – 60% of us would bike more if we felt safer doing so. You are invited to join this first of three opportunities to explore Schlossberg’s options and strategies for creating safer streets. Zoom link will be sent to those who register.
Contact: or 541-230-1237
Sponsor: Sustainability Coalition Transportation Action Team
SAT, JUNE 19 (10 am – 12 noon)
NATIVE PLANT WORK PARTY
A work party at the native plant garden for spring work. Please bring a mask, water, and gloves.
At Avery Nature Center, 1200 SW Avery Park Dr.
Sponsor: Corvallis Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon
WED, JUNE 23 (12:30 pm)
WILLAMETTE VALLEY NATIVE BEES
Join Greenbelt Land Trust and August Jackson, author of The Bees of the Willamette Valley: A Comprehensive Guide to Genera, for an exploration of the native bees of Horseshoe Lake during National Pollinator Week.
Contact to Register:
Sponsor: Greenbelt Land Trust
THURS, JUNE 24 (7 pm)
PLANTS, POLLINATORS, NATIVE PRAIRIES AND CONSERVATION
A Zoom presentation examining plant-pollinator networks, the effects of restoration on pollinating insect communities, and the interactions that feed back to affect rare plant and insect species.
To register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqceGqqz4sHdzp59R57loRHLiNUNvgmnlA
Sponsor: Institute for Applied Ecology
SAT, JUNE 26 (10 am)
Join Greenbelt Land Trust and Chris Bentley of Island Studios for a hands-on Eco-Printing workshop to learn the process of printing with natural plant dyes. Participants will discuss and gather plant materials and prepare and dye fabric to take home, $20 materials fee. We will hold a drawing for registration in this workshop. One entry per name/email.
Enter the drawing: https://greenbeltlandtrust.org/event/eco-printing-workshop-lottery/
Sponsor: Greenbelt Land Trust
SAT, JUNE 26 (4 pm)
BALD HILL FARM FOREST THINNING AND RESTORATION TOUR
Join Greenbelt Land Trust Staff and professional foresters from Trout Mountain Forestry for a tour of the upcoming Forest Thinning and Restoration project at Bald Hill Farm, starting in July 2021. Learn about the habitat goals and forestry operations of this oak savanna restoration and wildfire safety project.
Contact to Register:
Sponsor: Greenbelt Land Trust, Trout Mountain Forestry
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, or FRIDAY (1 – 3 pm or 7 – 9 pm) You choose date and time!
HOME RETROFIT CLINIC
Nancy Evenson, a retired architect, is offering free home retrofit clinics to help people move along the path toward increased energy efficiency. During a personalized 2-hour session, Nancy will analyze your home’s current use of energy and help you identify the most important upgrades and the incentives that help you get there. To learn more about the retrofit clinics, email or visit sustainablecorvallis.org/action-teams/housing/retrofit/
Sponsor: Corvallis Sustainability Coalition Housing Action Team