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March 2020

Changing Everything: Mitigation + Adaptation during a Climate Emergency

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Emergency   Presenter: Mitch Gould          Mitch will explain the social and spiritual revolutions which must take place in order to establish climate justice and a livable future. This slide presentation was originally given on December 3, 2019 to 350.Org/Oregon Central Coast and Citizens' Climate Lobby, Newport Chapter.

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The Missoula Floods

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Bob Setterberg, Oregon Historical Society            Sit back and enjoy a colorful, visual presentation about these giant floods. There were approximately 90 of them, many over 1000 feet high, occurring between 18,000 and 15,000 years ago. These floods, with flow rates up to ten times greater than all the rivers of the world today, traveled at more than 60 miles per hour, destroying everything in their path. They started in western Montana behind gigantic ice dams, tore through Eastern Washington,…

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Elon Musk & SpaceX, America’s Leading Commercial Space Launch Company

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 1:55 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Donn Anderson, Evergreen Space Museum          Elon Musk’s SpaceX has developed the largest rocket currently launching spacecraft into orbit: the Falcon Heavy. On its first flight, Musk’s personal all-electric car, a cherry red Tesla roadster convertible, was placed in orbit around the Earth before heading out toward the Asteroid Belt. SpaceX also builds and launches satellites with the Falcon 9 and its Dragon Cargo Capsule to the International Space Station. In addition, construction has begun on…

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To Pluto and Beyond With New Horizons

March 10 @ 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Donn Anderson, Evergreen Space Museum          The New Horizons Spacecraft visited the Pluto System for the very first time and is now continuing on deep into the Kuiper Belt to rendezvous with a mysterious, recently discovered, never before seen Kuiper Belt object! “Fly” up to and across the face of Pluto. See amazing sights never before seen by human beings!

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Monitoring in the Ahupuaa: The Ancient Hawaiian Concept of Stewardship

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:55 am
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Michael Tomlinson          The ancient Hawaiian ahupuaa extended from the crest of the mountains to the offshore fishing grounds. The steward of an ahupuaa was called the “Konohiki” and was responsible for the water, timber, agriculture, and nearshore and offshore fisheries of the ahupuaa. Mike will describe this system and present some of the methods he used to study the Waikiki Ahupuaa with the University of Hawaiian Manoa and the US Geological Survey in Honolulu. His…

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Stewardship: The Salmonberry River Data Collection Project

March 17 @ 11:05 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Joyce Sherman          In 1993, Marty and Joyce Sherman started what they believed would be a five-year data collection project to provide a snapshot of a healthy run of wild winter steelhead in Oregon’s Salmonberry River. The February 1996 flood proved the value of data collection as the three years of spawning data prevented further damage to the river during months of repair to the railroad alongside it. A second “100-year” flood in December 2007 proved…

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Paleolithic Art

March 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Michael Freeman          Learn about the remarkable realism in Paleolithic art through this overview.

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Chautauqua

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Jeannine Jordan            Discover a fascinating slice of Americana with this OCLI lecture on the Chautauqua Institution. Called by President Theodore Roosevelt “the most American thing in America,” the Chautauqua Institution was originally founded in 1874 on the shores of Lake Chautauqua, NY as an educational experiment in “vacation learning.” It was hugely successful and immediately broadened to include summer courses in the four pillars of music, art, religion, and knowledge. You will learn about…

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Movie Reviews

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Presenter: Holly taglier

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OCLI Annual Meeting

March 24 @ 2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, 7760 US-101
Gleneden Beach, OR
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Facilitated by Ric Neese, President

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