Land Events

Feb
18

Seminar on Habitat Loss and How to Help

February 18, 2023, Bandon

A Lorquins Admiral butterfly at Stillwater Natives Nursery. /Photo by Tatiana Havill.

On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is hosting a hybrid seminar. SEA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting education and awareness of shoreline habitats...

Feb
22

Presentation on the State of Eelgrass

February 22, 2023, Tillamook

Flyer for eel gras event. /Courtesy of ODFW and TEP.

On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m., Tony D‘Andrea from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's (ODFW) Shellfish Team will be in Tillamook to discuss Eelgrass in Tillamook County watersheds. This presentation will take place at the Oregon...

Past Events

Jan
14

Talk on Birds of the Oregon Coast

January 14, 2023, Bandon

 

 

Common Murre colony.
Common Murre colony.\Photo by Mollly Sultany.

On Saturday, Jan. 14, 1 p.m., Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) offers a talk on “Birds of the Oregon Coast.” The in-person talk (a Zoom option is also available) takes place in the Sprague Room of the Bandon Library (1202 11th...

Jan
7

Open House on Coos Bay Estuary Plan

January 7, 2023, North Bend

Coos Bay eelgrass habitat.\Photo courtesy of Oregon ShoreZone.
Coos Bay eelgrass habitat.\Photo courtesy of Oregon ShoreZone.

The process for updating the Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan, dormant since 2019, has suddenly been ramped up to warp speed.  The three jurisdictions that share the Coos Bay estuary—Coos County, and the cities of Coos Bay and...

Jan
4

Coos Bay Estuary Plan Work Sessions

January 4, 2023, Coos Bay

Coos Bay Boardwalk.
Coos Bay Boardwalk.\Photo by Alexa Carlton.

The process for updating the Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan (CBEMP) has suddenly lurched into high gear. Coos County, and the cities of Coos Bay and North Bend, recently announced a streamlined effort to bring the decades-old existing plan up to...

Dec
15

Webinar on Power, Water, and Indigeneity

December 15, 2022

King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.
King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the US Corps of Army Engineers San Francisco District are hosting an indigenous-led webinar about flood risk management and community...

Dec
10

Talk on Yachats Geology

December 10, 2022

Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.
Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Dave Muerdter to talk about his work as a geologist on Saturday Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Muerdter is a local geologist and...

Dec
8

Eelgrass Conservation Webinar

December 8, 2022

Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.
Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Oregon Shores will host a webinar on “Eelgrass and How to Protect It.” The event is free and open to all.

The presenter is Anu Sawkar, the attorney with the Crag Law Center with whom we collaborate in the...

Nov
25

Bastendorff Bog Hike

November 25, 2022, Coos Bay

Cape Arago lighthouse. /Photo by Daniel Holihan via Wikimedia Commons
Cape Arago lighthouse. /Photo by Daniel Holihan via Wikimedia Commons

You can Opt Outside with the South Coast Striders and join them for a Black Friday hike. They will do the Bastendorff Bog trail hike out and back, with some additional hiking in the area. The hike will start in the Sunset...

Nov
19

Lecture on the History of Netarts Bay

November 19, 2022

Netarts Spit. /Photo by Kirt Edblom.

The Friends of Netarts Bay Wetlands, Estuaries, Beaches, and Sea are hosting another year of "Stories of Netarts Past," a remote lecture series. This free event will take place on Zoom on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m.

Host John Andersen, a local historian, will be sharing tales focusing on the...

Nov
17

Land-Sea Symposium

November 17, 2022, Yachats

North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr
North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr

The Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium will be resuming as an in-person event for its 10th annual celebration this year. The event will take place at the Yachats Commons (441 U.S. 101, Yachats) on...