Land Use Events

Apr
25

Coos Estuary Open House

April 25, 2018, North Bend

The mouth of Coos Bay.\Photo by Alex Derr.
The mouth of Coos Bay.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Partnership for Coastal Watersheds invites the public to an open house for the Coos Estuary Land Use Analysis Project on Wednesday, April 25, from 3-7:30 p.m.  There will be repeat presentations at 3 and 5:30 p.m., with gallery-style open house...

Apr
25

Land-Sea Conservation Lecture

April 25, 2018, Waldport

The coastal edge at Cape Falcon.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The coastal edge at Cape Falcon. | Photo courtesy of ODFW

Hear about the natural wonders of Oregon’s complex marine food web when Paul Engelmeyer, a respected coastal conservation voice, will speak about “Coastal Conservation issues and strategies, and the Land-Sea Connection.” Paul will...

Apr
26

Coquille Point Hearing

April 26, 2018, Bandon

Coquille Point, with the Bandon Beach Motel site clearly visible, protruding into the wildlife refuge buffer zone.\Photo by Steve Buck.
Coquille Point, with the Bandon Beach Motel site clearly visible, protruding into the wildlife refuge buffer zone.\Photo by Steve Buck.

At its Thursday, April 26 meeting, the Bandon Planning Commission will have one very big item on the agenda—a special interest proposal to change the city’s...

Apr
29

Coastal Issues Forum

April 29, 2018, Lincoln City

Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.
Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.

Three key coastal concerns—sea level rise, ocean acidification, and the opening of our waters to oil and gas drilling by the Trump administration—will be addressed in a public forum taking place in the auditorium of...

May
3

Learn about Aerial Spraying

May 3, 2018, Port Orford

Aerial herbicide spraying. | Photo from OPB News

The lecture is cosponsored by Coast Range Forest Watch Spray Free Campaign and Kalmiopsis Audubon. This practical educational program will help people to understand aerial herbicide spraying in private forestlands and the state's program for...

May
5

Euphoria Ridge Hikes

May 5, 2018, Myrtle Point

Euphoria Ridge hikers. | Photo by Rachel Finney

Join the South Coast Striders for either a short or long hike along Euphoria Ridge on May 5th. 

Shorter Hike

Don Ivy, Tribal Chief of the Coquille Tribe will lead this shorter hike through a beautiful rocky meadow.  Don will discuss the Coquille...

Sep
14

CoastWalk NCLC Benefit

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Walkers taking part in the 2017 version of CoastWatch Oregon.
Walkers taking part in the 2017 version of CoastWatch Oregon.

Registration is open for the third annual CoastWalk Oregon, a fundraiser for North Coast Land Conservancy, set for Sept. 14 to 1. This year’s theme, “Two Capes, Two Bays, Three Days,” refers to the stretch of coastline...

Past Events

Apr
21

SOLVE IT for Earth Day

April 21, 2018

As the number of people visiting and moving to our beautiful state continues to grow, it has become more important than ever to keep it clean and healthy. Join SOLVE and PG&E to make this Earth Day the largest ever, while picking up litter, removing invasive plants, and planting native...

Apr
21

'Let's Go Birding' Hike

April 21, 2018, Gold Beach

Male Wood Duck. | Photo by Richard Griffin

Join Kalmiopsis Audubon Society trip leader Gary Maschmeyer for a birding field trip to the Mill Pond east of Gold Beach. This will be a good chance to look for various ducks, including Wood Ducks, plus Common Yellowthroat, Wilson's Snipe,...

Apr
17

Parks and Rec Meeting

April 17, 2018 - April 18, 2018, Lincoln City

Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission, which governs State Parks, will hold its next meeting on the central coast, giving coastal residents a chance to make comments to the commission and learn more about the issues they...

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 final talk in this winter's World of Haystack Rock speaker series is offered on Wednesday, April 11, when Katie Voelke presents "Life on the Coastal Edge" at 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 W....

Apr
11

ODFW Budget Town Hall

April 11, 2018, Tillamook

Tillamook Bay.|Photo courtesy of the Tillamook Estuary Partnership.
Tillamook Bay.|Photo courtesy of the Tillamook Estuary Partnership.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding a series of “town halls” around the state, to seek public input on the priorities reflected in their draft proposed budget for 2019-2021.  The second of these being held...

Apr
11

ODFW Budget Town Hall

April 11, 2018, Portland

Southern Oregon's Rogue River.|Photo by Dennis White.
Southern Oregon's Rogue River.|Photo by Dennis White.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding a series of “town halls” around the state, to seek public input on the priorities reflected in their draft proposed budget for 2019-2021.  The second of these being held on the coast...

Apr
11

Forest Monitoring Workshop

April 11, 2018, Lincoln City

Herbicide spraying by helicopter. Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild.
Herbicide spraying by helicopter. Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild.

Oregon Wild is offering a workshop on Wednesday, April 11, providing citizens with training in how to use the Oregon Department of Forestry’s FERNS (Forest Activity Electronic Reporting and Notification System), an online tool...

Apr
11

South Coast Trails Open House

April 11, 2018, Gold Beach

 Rogue River seen from the Rogue River Trail.\Photo by Dennis White.
Rogue River seen from the Rogue River Trail.\Photo by Dennis White.

The Forest Service is invited south coast trail users to drop by and talk about anything trail-related of interest to you.  The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest recreation staff will hold an open house on Wednesday,...

Apr
10

ODFW Budget Town Hall

April 10, 2018, Newport

Yaquina Bay Bridge at Newport.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.
Yaquina Bay Bridge at Newport.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding a series of “town halls” around the state, to seek public input on the priorities reflected in their draft proposed budget for 2019-2021.  The second of these being held on the...

Apr
10

Columbia Estuary Conference

April 10, 2018 - April 12, 2018, Astoria

View of the Columbia River estuary, Astoria, and the Megler Bridge.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
View of the Columbia River estuary, Astoria, and the Megler Bridge.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

The 10th biennial Columbia River Estuary Conference (CREC) will take place Tuesday through Thursday, April 10-12, at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria.  The theme of this year’s conference is “Promoting...