Join Straub Environmental Center at Louk's Auditorium at the Salem public library February 18th for a discussion with Professor David Tyler from OSU. Dr Tyler will reveal how what we think makes an impact on our environment isn't necessarily so.
Life Cycle Assessments and the Relative Sustainability of Everyday Products is certain to get your wheels turning!
Here's a great idea! Now that plastic bags and film are no longer easily recyclable and become garbage, request your paper be delivered without. A simple step with far reaching effect. Thanks to the Statesman Journal and delivery staff for their cooperation!
Six-Part Workshop Series:
Permaculture Design: Applications & Inspirations
Presented by Salem Permaculture Guild
Six Consecutive Saturday Afternoons: 1 – 3 pm
March 9th – April 13th, 2013
At the Straub Environmental Center (1320 A. St. NE, Salem)
Permaculture is a design system that enables humans to interact in a positive and regenerative way with our surroundings, as we consciously create lifeways that emulate natural patterns such as diversity, connectivity, resilience, flow, and cycling.
This introductory/intermediate workshop series will give a taste of the principles, applications, and inspirations of permaculture, and provide an opportunity to see the depth and breadth of its roots. It will be ...
Wild at Heart
2PM to 4PM
by James DawsonWildlife Scientist & Educator
Whether it’s the flash of a hawk chasing birds from the backyard feeder or the grace of a doe leading two shy fawns behind the house, when it comes to unexpected encounters with wild animals, everyone is a kid at heart! Adults and children of all ages are invited to join Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center for a program to learn about wildlife and the many ways in which we can coexist with them. Find out what to do if you find injured or orphaned wildlife and ...