Planned activities scheduled to occur in the next several weeks have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19 concerns as part of Washington Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.   

Please note that the in-person Evening Talks are postponed at this time.   

We are currently converting some of our activities and meetings to a virtual platform.  Currently, you will find our Evening Talks now virtual. Please stay tuned for more updates.

Earth Lab Events

  • Online (Zoom) Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021, 3 – 5 p.m. PDT Join the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Center to celebrate two years of research to bring equity to ocean governance. Hear from Nexus researchers and their partners at the Nereus Program in a series of lightning talks that will highlight achievements made thus far to bring social justice to […]
  • Online (Zoom) Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021, 9:30 – 11 a.m. PDT This webinar will explore how culture and climate variability and change are shaping the role of Fisheries in a sustainable and equitable U.S. food system. It will also consider lessons learned from COVID-19 in recreating a just food system that is also climate resilient. Speakers: Monica Barra, University […]
  • Thursday, Oct 7, 2021, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m. PDT THIS SESSION WILL BE HELD AS BOTH AN IN-PERSON EVENT AND A LIVE STREAM WEBINAR. About the Speaker: Nancy Simcox, MS, is Assistant Teaching Professor and the Director of the Continuing Education Programs for the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. She develops and delivers research-based education programs for practicing professionals, […]
  • Virtual livestream Thursday, Oct 7, 2021, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. PDT Register here for access Human wellbeing and the health of our environment are inseparable. Indigenous Peoples have long recognized that nature has inherent and inalienable rights and have actively integrated that philosophy into their stewardship. Understanding our symbiotic relationship with the environment can help inform inclusive, actionable steps […]
  • Virtual Conferencebit.ly… Tuesday, Oct 12 – Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 Campus room: Varies by session (see website) Event Types: Academics, Conferences, Lectures/Seminars, Meetings Event sponsors: REI Co-op, Ecopsychology, Mary Ann Liebert at Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., The Trust for Public Land, The Wilderness Society More info: natureandhealth.uw.edu

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences Events

  • Online via Zoom Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021, 6:30 – 8 p.m. PDT Adding plants and garden features that nurture a child’s curiosity and inspire their imagination can make your garden a wonderful place for hands-on experiences with the natural world. A child-friendly garden can be created in any size yard, can mesh well with all the other ways you […]
  • Online via Zoom Thursday, Sep 30, 2021, 6 – 8 p.m. PDT We will learn how to consult the client (could be yourself!), assess the wild energies on the land (‘sector analysis’), create ‘zones’, maximize connections and how to incorporate typical Permaculture designs like keyholes, spirals, mandalas, circle beds and more! Taught by Laura Christie Khanna Cost: $20 This online […]
  • Online Wednesday, Oct 6, 2021, 7 – 8 p.m. PDT Learn the do's and don'ts of indoor plants. Instructor Tassy de Give, author of Rooted in Design, will discuss how to choose the right plant for your indoor environment and troubleshoot potential plant problems. Whether you are a first time plant owner, or are looking to expand your knowledge […]
  • Online via Zoom Tuesday, Oct 12, 2021, 6 – 8 p.m. PDT Productive fruit trees are gifts that keep on giving for generations! Learn how to make your fruit trees healthier, more disease resistant and bear more fruit by understanding the symbiotic relationship of ‘guilds’, including species selection for different trees. See how permaculturists design orchards to be regenerative, […]
  • Online Via Zoom Thursday, Oct 14, 2021, 12:30 – 2:15 p.m. PDT Become a Plant Crime Scene Investigator (CSI)! Learn about key plant diseases and insect pests that can cause problems for favorite trees and shrubs in the landscape. Recognition of decay pathogens is essential when assessing tree health and structure. This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, […]

College of the Environment Events

  • Online (Zoom) Tuesday, Sep. 21, 2021, 3 – 5 p.m. PDT Join the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Center to celebrate two years of research to bring equity to ocean governance. Hear from Nexus researchers and their partners at the Nereus Program in a series of lightning talks that will highlight achievements made thus far to bring social justice to […]
  • Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. PDT Collapsing ice shelves and increased calving of large icebergs in Greenland and Antarctica are symptoms of rapidly changing ice sheets and rising seas. The rapidity of these changes has come as a surprise, revealing our limited understanding of how ice sheets respond to a warming climate. One major obstacle to […]
  • Friday, Oct. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021 An interdisciplinary climate conference run by graduate students, for graduate students, held each fall. Now accepting applications! Students in any climate-related field are encouraged to apply. The conference will be held virtually October 29-31, 2021. Apply by August 20th! Event Types: Meetings Twitter: @gradclimateconf More info: www.graduateclimateconference2021.com
  • Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, 2 – 3 p.m. PDT Meet the College of the Environment at this virtual college fair! Join our pre-major advisor, Barbara, and current students to learn about College of the Environment undergrad programs and opportunities. Sign up on the NACAC Virtual College Fairs website and then look for our info session under the University of […]
  • Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 4 – 5 p.m. PDT Campus location: NanoEngineering and Sciences Building (NAN) Campus room: 181 Event Types: Lectures/Seminars Event sponsors: Clean Energy Institue

NOAA Webinars

Previous ONRC Evening Talks

Virtual ONRC Evening Talk, August 25, 2020 

Through the trees and down the slopes to LTEP and T3 we go: A review of the ONRC 2020 field season

Presenters: 2020 ONRC Interns: Sarah Crumrine, Ally Kruper, Connor Lady

Synopsis: A review of the fieldwork conducted this summer by the ONRC interns and an update on the ongoing Sappho LTEP Early Seral Plots,  the brand new Ethnoforesty pilot project near La Push, and the recent T3 riparian watershed management project in the OESF.