Land Use Events

Dec
15

Tahkenitch Dunes Hike

December 15, 2018, Roseburg

Tahkenitch dunes.
Tahkenitch dunes. | Photo by Richard Hikes

Join the Friends of the Umpqua, a Roseburg Oregon Hiking Group, on a hike to the Tahkenitch Dunes on Saturday Dec. 15 meeting in the the Douglas County Courthouse (1036 SE Douglas Ave # 201, Roseburg) parking lot behind the old Douglas County...

Dec
18

Slietz Watershed Council Meeting

December 18, 2018, Siletz

Siletz watershed. | Photo courtesy of Oregon Coast Daily News

The Siletz Watershed Council will be holding their quarterly community meeting on Tuesday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Siletz Public Library (255 S Gaither St, Siletz).

At the meeting, two employees of the Lincoln Soil and...

Dec
22

Hall Lake & Winter Yardangs Hike

December 22, 2018, Reedsport

Yardang formations on the Dellenback Dunes. | Photo courtesy of South Coast Striders

Join the South Coast Striders for a hike to Hall Lake and the Dellenback Dunes on Saturday Dec. 22 meeting at 9 a.m. at the Hall & Schuttpelz Lakes Day Use Area (Wildwood Dr, Reedsport). The Striders are...

Dec
23

Alsea Tribal Life Lecture

December 23, 2018, Yachats

 View from Cape Perpetua, with visitor center in middle ground.\Photo by Gregory Henton.
View from Cape Perpetua, with visitor center in middle ground. | Photo by Gregory Henton.

This fall, join guest speakers at Cape Perpetua for free educational presentations along with the hiking, tidepooling, and exploring. Presentations will be held every Saturday from Nov. 3 to Dec. 29...

Dec
29

Archaeology Talk

December 29, 2018, Yachats

Cape Perpetua, Siuslaw National Forest. | Photo by Tim Giraudier.
Cape Perpetua, Siuslaw National Forest. | Photo by Tim Giraudier.

Archaeologists Kevin Bruce and Molly Kirkpatrick, who work for the Siuslaw National Forest, will speak on the forest's archaeological resources on Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, Yachats)....

Jan
16

Conservancy Management Discussion

January 16, 2019, Seaside

Cape Falcon.\Photo by Ben Nieves.
Cape Falcon.\Photo by Ben Nieves.

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 private land...

Mar
14

Conservancy Management Discussion

March 14, 2019, Manzanita

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

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...

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...

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...

Past Events

Dec
13

Western Monarch Update

December 13, 2018, Gold Beach

Monarch butterfly.
Monarch butterfly. | Photo by Tracy Robillard.

Come learn what's happening with monarchs at this "Pollinator Tea Talk” by Tom Landis and Robert Coffan from Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates. This talk is on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Curry Public Library (94341 3rd St,...

Dec
12

Panel on Forests and Climate Change

December 12, 2018, Newport

Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.
Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state. | Photo courtesy of OLCV.

A panel discussion on how Oregon can confront climate changge by modernizing our forest management laws to better protect public lands and store more carbon in our forests will take place at the Newport...

Dec
12

Jump Off Joe Comment Deadline

December 12, 2018, Newport

 Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.
Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.

The opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed vacation of the Jump-Off Joe Road right-of-way has been extended for a week from the public hearing.  The new deadline for public testimony is...

Dec
8

Blossom Gulch Hike

December 8, 2018, Coos Bay

Blossom Gulch. | Photo courtesy of South Coast Striders

Join the South Coast Striders for their Blossom Gulch and Beyond hike on Saturday Dec. 8 meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Blossom Gulch Elementary School (333 S 10th St., Coos Bay). There will be two hike options, a long one and a short...

Dec
6

Erosion Control with Native Plants Workshop

December 6, 2018, Newport

Join a collaboratively organized workshop with the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservaiton District (LSWCD) alongside the OSU Extension Service that will be addressing erosion control with native plants. This free workshop will take place on Thursday, December 6th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m at the...

Dec
5

Invasive Species Symposium

December 5, 2018, Corvallis

Gorse, a major invasive species problem on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.
Gorse, a major invasive species problem on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.

The Oregon Interagency Noxious Weed Symposium provides the state’s resource agency personnel a chance to check in with each other on how they are addressing invasive plant problems, and a chance for the public to...

Dec
5

County Road Vacation Hearing

December 5, 2018, Newport

 Site of proposed Spring St. development.\Photo by Elaine Karnes.
Site of proposed Spring St. development.\Photo by Elaine Karnes.

The would-be developer of housing on a landslide-prone bluff along Newport’s Spring St., a proposal that Oregon Shores has strongly opposed, has asked Lincoln County to vacate a portion of Jump Off Joe County Road (County Road...

Dec
1

Cascade Head Ecology Workshop

December 1, 2018, Otis

Phillip Johnson's view when the idea for CoastWatch came to him.\Photo by Dennis White.
The view from Cascade Head, looking south. | Photo by Dennis White.

Join Bruce Byers, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology's current Howard L McKee Ecology Resident, to learn about the Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve - one of an international network of 686 biosphere reserves in the United...

Nov
29

Talk on Oregon’s Coastal Rivers

November 29, 2018, Gold Beach

Tim Palmer
Tim Palmer

Author and photographer Tim Palmer will offer a special slide show presentation on Oregon’s coastal rivers.   His talk takes place on Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Curry Public Library (94341 3rd St.) in Gold Beach.  The talk is free and open to all.

Palmer, a Port Orford resident, has...

Nov
28

Wild and Scenic Rivers Talk

November 28, 2018, Brookings

llinois River.\Photo by Tim Palmer.
llinois River.\Photo by Tim Palmer.

Well-known author and photographer Tim Palmer, a Port Orford resident, will speak on “Wild and Scenic Rivers:  An American Legacy” on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Chetco Public Library (450 Alder St.) in Brookings.  The talk, sponsored by the Kalmiopsis...