Land Use Events

Apr
20

Cape Arago Hike

April 20, 2019, Charleston

Cape Arago Point.\Photo by Rena Olson.
Cape Arago Point.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The South Coast Striders invite the public to join them on a hike along the Arago Pack Trail between Cape Arago Point and Shore Acres, south of Charleston.

Take a 2.5 mile, one-way trip from Cape Arago Point on the Arago Pack Trail toward Simpson Reef...

May
8

Conservancy Management Discussion

May 8, 2019, Cannon Beach

Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that all...

May
18

Mayfly Festival

May 18, 2019, Coos Bay

 Last year's Mayfly Festival in progress.\Photo courtesy of Coos Watershed Assn.
Last year's Mayfly Festival in progress.\Photo courtesy of Coos Watershed Assn.

The Coos Watershed Association is celebrating its 25th year of caring for the Coos Bay watershed with its 3rd annual Coos Watershed Mayfly Festival.  The event takes place on Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Past Events

Apr
18

Nehalem River Film Screening

April 18, 2019, Portland

The Nehalem's estuary, from the air during a king tide.|Photo by Briana Goodwin.
The Nehalem's estuary, from the air during a king tide. | Photo by Briana Goodwin.

Oregon Shores supports the effort to achieve State Scenic Waterway status for the north coast’s Nehalem River.  The Wild Salmon Center, which has been playing an active role in this campaign, has created a new...

Apr
17

Hearing on Floras Lake

April 17, 2019, Gold Beach

Floras Lake.\Photo courtesy of Floras Lake House.
Floras Lake.\Photo courtesy of Floras Lake House.

The Curry County commissioners are holding a special workshop this Wednesday, April 17, at 2 pm., to consider the long-sought Floras Lake land swap.  The meeting will be held in the County Annex Building (94235 Moore St.).  The proposal is...

Apr
15

Riprap Hearing Request Deadline

April 15, 2019

The threatened house in question.\Photo by Shalom
The threatened house in question.\Photo by Shalom

Members of the public have the opportunity to request a hearing in the case of the notorious Tai Dang house in Rockaway.  Built in a location where it should never have been allowed, the structure is now threatened by erosion.  The developer...

Apr
9

Talk on Forests, Climate, and Wall Street

April 9, 2019, Nehalem

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.
Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

As part of their “Speaking Truth to Power” series of talks, the North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection are hosting Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, for a presentation on “Wall Street Forests, the Climate Crisis,...

Apr
9

Hearing on Coquille Point Hotel

April 9, 2019, Bandon

Coquille Point, with the mouth of the Coquille River in the background, from the air.\Photo by Rena Olson.
Coquille Point, with the mouth of the Coquille River in the background, from the air.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Bandon City Council will take up the issue of the proposed hotel development at iconic Coquille Point at a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 5 p.m. in the council chambers at...

Apr
4

Science Talk '19

April 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019, Portland

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 days? Then this particular annual conference is right...

Mar
21

State Forest Habitat Conservation Plan Meeting (or Webinar)

March 21, 2019, Salem

A scene from the Clatsop State Forest.
A scene from the Clatsop State Forest.

A Habitat Conservation Plan Public Kick-Off Meeting will be held Thursday, March 21 in Salem with options to attend in-person and via webinar. The presentation by the Oregon Department of Forestry will be from 1-3 p.m. with an informal meet-n-greet...

Mar
19

Talk on Fish Stock Status

March 19, 2019, Siletz

Biologist Paul Olmstead.
Biologist Paul Olmstead.

The Siletz Watershed Council invites the public to a talk on fish populations in the mid-coast area.  The event, the council’s quarterly meeting, takes place on Tuesday, March 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Siletz Public Library (225 S.E. Gaither St.).  Light refreshments...

Mar
16

Owling along the Rogue

March 16, 2019, Gold Beach

Barrel Owl in Oregon.
Barrel owl in Oregon. | Photo by Chanel Hason.

Join Kalmiopsis Audubon Society tripleader Gary Maschmeyer to kick off this year’s Let’s Go Birding season with an outing to the Rogue River Walk in search of owls. This walk will take place on Saturday, March 16, at 5:45 p.m. Meet at the Gold...