Land Use Events

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
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!

Apr
11

Life on the Coastal Edge Lecture

April 11, 2018, Cannon Beach

Katie Voelke, Director of the North Coast Land Conservancy. | Photo courtesy of NCLC

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...

Past Events

Nov
19

Sawmill and Tribal Trail Hike

November 19, 2017, Coos Bay

Sawmill & Tribal Trail. | Courtesy from Oregon's Adventure Coast

The South Coast Striders are hosting a hike on Nov 19 along the Sawmill & Tribal Trail, which honors paths developed by Coos tribal ancestors that connected their bayside villages and hunting grounds.  Later settlers also used...

Nov
18

Salmon Celebration Potluck

November 18, 2017, Cannon Beach

Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

The Ecola Creek Awareness Project invites the community to join in a “Return of the Salmon Celebration” on Saturday, Nov. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Community Hall (207 N. Spruce St.).  The event is free, but it’s a potluck, so bring...

Nov
18

Birding Trip: Raptors & Waterbirds

November 18, 2017, Newport

Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish
Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish

The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists invite you to join their field trip that begins at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Lead by Chuck Philo, you will explore Yaquina Bay and the woodlands of South Beach which provide a wintering area for birds of prey...

Nov
16

Sea Level Rise Presentation

November 16, 2017, Newport

Siletz River mouth and Millport Slough.\Photo by Roy Lowe.
Siletz River mouth and Millport Slough.\Photo by Roy Lowe.

Fran Recht, habitat program manager for the Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, will speak on “Sea Level Rise and Landward Migration of Estuarine Marshes” on Thursday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m., in an event hosted by the Yaquina...

Nov
16

Aquatic Resources Conservation Webinar

November 16, 2017

Steelhead salmon.
Steelhead salmon. | Photo by Patti (Flickr)

Does your work involve conservation of aquatic resources in Pacific Northwest rivers and streams? Then, consider joining this Science-Management Webinar. 

Register for the webinar here. 

On Thursday, November 16th, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT, the ...

Nov
13

Forest Issues and Community Rights Day

November 13, 2017, Yachats

Oregon Forest.
Oregon forest. | Photo by Loren Kerns

Lincoln County Community Rights is hosting a full day devoted to forest issues, featuring a film, informal discussion, and presentation. It takes place 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Yachats Commons (441 Hwy 101 N.).  Chuck Willer of the Coast Range...

Nov
11

Fungi BioBlitz and Talk

November 11, 2017, Yachats

McKenzie river mushroom and trees. | By David Putzier
McKenzie river mushroom and trees. | By David Putzier

Fall on the central Oregon coast brings with it free educational presentations and events at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three miles south of Yachats). In addition to the hiking, tidepooling, and exploring always...

Nov
11

Rogue River Birding Walk

November 11, 2017, Gold Beach

Fox Sparrow\Photo by GreatBlue1 Flickr
Fox Sparrow\Photo by GreatBlue1 Flickr

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society's Let's Go Birding series offers a trip to look for birds that migrate here for the winter, including Fox Sparrows, Hermit Thrushes, Spotted Towhees, and the Ruby-crowned Kinglets. The trip will be led by expert birder...

Nov
9

Sedimentation Discussion

November 9, 2017, Manzanita

Nehalem Bay marshes near the south jetty.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.
Nehalem Bay marshes near the south jetty.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council hosts Dr. Rob Wheatcroft at its monthly meeting for a talk on “Natural and Human-Related Influences on Sedimentation in Lower Nehalem Bay.”  The event takes place Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7...

Nov
9

Lecture on Forest Industry

November 9, 2017, Astoria

Oregon Forest.
Oregon forest. | Photo by Loren Kerns

The Forest Interest Group is hosting a meeting featuring Chuck Willer of Coast Range Association.  His talk takes place 6:30 p.m. at Clatsop Community College (1651 Lexington Ave. in Astoria) in Room 310 of Towler Hall.

Willer has ben doing investigative...