Sunday, September 25, 2016

University of Oregon’s 1st Annual Peace Conference

Hostelling International’s Oregon Council had their 1st Annual Peace Conference! University of Oregon’s travel club, the First Academy of Alternative Travel Tactics (FAATT) led the event in conjunction with U of O’s International Student Week. HI and FAATT’s conference was themed “Peace through Cultural Awareness”. They tabled earlier in the week promoting the event and […]

Hawthorne Hostel Rainwater Demonstration Project

In 2008, the Hawthorne Hostel received substantial funding from the Bureau of Environmental Services (City of Portland) to build a rainwater harvesting system. This system would add-on and capitalize on its already highly visible EcoRoof (that was funded by the BES in 2001 and built by EcoRoofs Everywhere www.ecoroofseverywhere.com). The Portland Hawthorne Hostel Rainwater demonstration […]