Science Pubs are where we take science out of the laboratory and bring it into the community, with food and drinks. Join us for fascinating discussions with researchers from throughout OSU and OSU-Cascades. Learn about the work they are doing to solve some of the world's toughest challenges. Get to know the researchers, ask questions, and leave knowing more about the world around you.

Past Science Pubs:

A Worthy Effort Increases Native Plants on Public Lands in the West

RESCHEDULED: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Worthy Brewing Brew Pub

Presenter: Matt Shinderman, Co-Director, OSU-Cascades Human and Ecosystem Resiliency and Sustainability Lab; Senior Instructor, Natural Resources

When used in conservation, restoration and land management, native plants can counter the effects of invasive plants, wildfires, and extreme weather and human-caused events. But native plants are disappearing from the public lands throughout the U.S. West. Learn how Matt Shinderman, co-director of the OSU-Cascades HERS Lab and Rick Martinson, executive director of the Worthy Garden Club, joined forces to propagate native plants and transplant them onto public lands where they will support healthier ecosystems.