News & Events

Upcoming Meetings

Business Meeting

When: First Wednesday of each month
Time:  8:30am - 10:30am
Where:  Legislative Chambers, 55 Second St, Friday Harbor

Subcommittee Meeting

When: Third Wednesday of each month
Time: 8:30am - 10:30am
Where: Odd months - County Meeting Room, Orcas Landing; Even months - Islander's Bank Annex Bldg, San Juan Island

For more information on meetings please contact Marta Branch at (360) 370-7592 or by email at mrc@sanjuanco.com.

Events

The Climate Action Imperative: 2014 Summer Speaker Series. 7:00pm-8:00pm, various locations on San Juan Island. Co-sponsored by the San Juan MRC. See flyer for more details.

After each talk, discussion will be encouraged to think global and act local - identifying choices relevant to our community.

JUNE 18

Dr. Richard Hebda, a botanist at the University of Victoria School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and Curator of Botany and Earth History at the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, will kick off the series at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 18 at the Friday Harbor Brickworks.

JUNE 25

Dr. Jan Newton
Oceanographer, School of Oceanography, University of Washington; Co-Director, Washington Ocean Acidification Center, College of the Environment. 7 p.m. San Juan Island Grange. Dr. Newton is also scheduled to speak on Orcas and Lopez Islands; dates, times and venues to be announced.

JULY 10

Chad Kruger
Director, Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources, Washington State University; Advisor, NW Regional Biocarbon Initiative. 7 p.m. Friday Harbor Brickworks.

JULY 24

Lara Whitely Binder
Outreach Specialist, Climate Impacts Group and Center for Science in the Earth System, University of Washington. 7 p.m. San Juan Island Grange.

JULY 31

Dr. Nicholas Bond
Research Meteorologist, University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of Atmosphere and Ocean; Washington State Climatologist. 7 p.m. Friday Harbor Brickworks. Dr. Bond also will speak on Lopez Island, date, time and venue to be announced.

AUGUST 7

Rebecca Lofgren
Biologist and Member, Glacier Monitoring Team, Mount Rainier National Park, National Park Service. 7 p.m. San Juan Island Library.

AUGUST 20

Dr. Steven Fradkin
Coastal Ecologist and Marine Resources Manager, Olympic National Park, National Park Service. 7 p.m. San Juan Island Library.

AUGUST 28

Dr. Philip Mote
Atmospheric Scientist, Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences; Director, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute; Oregon State Climatologist. 7 p.m. Friday Harbor Brickworks. Dr. Mote also will speak on Orcas Island, date, time and venue to be announced.