Land Use Events

Feb
17

Yardang Hike

February 17, 2018

Dellenback Dunes. | Courtesy of the South Coast Striders

The South Coast Striders are hosting a Winter Tardang Hike on Februrary 13th. Winter weather and the wind make for some very cool looking sand sculptures geologist refer to as “Yardangs”. You can take a three-mile moderate-to-difficult...

Feb
17

Coos Basin Chinook Presentation

February 17, 2018, Charleston

Chinook salmon.
Chinook salmon. | Courtesy of OCEANA

Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is offering an opportunity to learn about Chinook salmon populations and the effort to smooth the path for them in the Coos River basin on Saturday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m. at the Charleston Marine Life Center (63466...

Mar
1

Science Talk ‘18

March 1, 2018 - March 2, 2018, Portland

Science Talk - Portland. | Courtesy of Science Talk

Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these...

Mar
3

South Slough Birding

March 3, 2018, Charleston

South Slough Reserve.

Join a South Slough Reserve interpreter and venture into the Reserve in search of winged wildlife. $1 per birder. These birding walks are usually held the first Saturday of each month.

The South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (South Slough Reserve) is a...

Mar
14

Axial Seamount Lecture

March 14, 2018, Cannon Beach

Axial seamount.
Axial Seamount. | Photo courtesy of Axial NOVAE

The World of Haystack Rock series is offered on the second Wednesday of each month from November through April, with each presentation taking place at 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library.  The Friends of Haystack Rock group which sponsors the...

Mar
17

Silverspot Butterfly Talk

March 17, 2018, Yachats

Speaking as part of the Cape Perpetua Speaker Series (which is offered January-March), Anne Walker, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will discuss the threatened Oregon silverspot butterfly, whose range is now limited to a handful...

Mar
21

Marbled Murrelet Lecture

March 21, 2018, Seaside

 Marbled Murrelet.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.
Marbled Murrelet.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.

Join the Lower Necanicum Watershed Council for their lecture series on 3/21 focusing on Marbled Murrelet. Stay tuned for more information!

Mar
24

Bandon Dunes Hike

March 24, 2018, Bandon

Bandon Dunes. | Courtesy from South Coast Striders

Bandon Dunes is more than just a world-renowned golf resort.  It also offers more than six miles of trails on the resort grounds.  Join the South Coast Striders as they plan to explore the trails. There are two hike options, and long hike...

Apr
11

Life on the Coastal Edge Lecture

April 11, 2018, Cannon Beach

The World of Haystack Rock speaker series is offered on the second Wednesday of each month from November through April, with each presentation taking place at 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library.  The Friends of Haystack Rock group, sponsor of the...

Past Events

Feb
13

Offshore Drilling Presentation

February 13, 2018, Portland


Livelihoods in coastal communities across the country rely on America’s coastal waters. The Trump administration’s push to open our coastlines to offshore leasing would threaten recreation, the livelihoods of those in the fishing and...

Feb
9

Marbled Murrelet Decision

February 9, 2018, Portland

 

Marbled Murrelet at sea.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.
Marbled Murrelet at sea.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.

In an effort to provide extra time for public review and input, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife staff are releasing materials early for the upcoming Marbled Murrelet exhibit at the Friday, Feb. 9 Oregon Fish and Wildlife...

Feb
8

Habitat Restoration: Watershed Lecture

February 8, 2018, Manzanita

The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council (LNWC) Speaker Series is hosting a presentation on "Habitat Restoration: It Takes A Watershed." The speaker will be Gordie Reeves, a research fish biologist for the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest...

Feb
8

Offshore Drilling Presentation

February 8, 2018, Newport

Livelihoods in coastal communities across the country rely on America’s coastal waters. The Trump administration’s push to open our coastlines to offshore leasing would threaten recreation, the livelihoods of those in the fishing and...

Feb
3

Lecture on Fire Ecology

February 3, 2018, Yachats

Courtesy of the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. For this event, Siuslaw National Forest ecologist Jane Kertis will present on...

Feb
1

Offshore Drilling Presentation

February 1, 2018, Coos Bay

Livelihoods in coastal communities across the country rely on America’s coastal waters. The Trump administration’s push to open our coastlines to offshore leasing would threaten recreation, the livelihoods of those in the fishing and...

Jan
27

Meeting on Dunes Invasives

January 27, 2018, Reedsport

Late light in the Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Late light in the Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The Oregon Dunes Cooperative Weed Management Area, a newly formed group of federal, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations, and concerned citizens dedicated to controlling and reversing the ecological onslaught of non-native invasive...

Jan
27

Oregon Marine Reserves Talk

January 27, 2018, Yachats

Courtesy of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. For this event, learn about Oregon’s five marine reserves with Paul Engelmeyer,...