Land Events

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...

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...

Past Events

Oct
23

Floras Lake Celebration Hike (Date Changed)

October 23, 2022, Langlois

Floras Lake and ocean shore.
Floras Lake and ocean shore./Photo by Bob Ivey.

Note:  The date of this event has changed--it was delayed one day due to rain expected on Saturday.

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society (KAS) is holding a special hike and belated celebration of the group’s success in advocating for the addition of...

Oct
21

Lecture on Salmon Habitat Restoration

October 21, 2022, Charleston

Spawning salmon. /Photo by Michel Roggo/NPL/Minden Pictures
Spawning salmon. /Photo by Michel Roggo/NPL/Minden Pictures

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is hosting a public lecture on Friday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. in the OIMB Boathouse Auditorium (63466 Boat Basin Rd in Charleston). The speaker for this event is Ed Hughes from the...

Oct
19

Presentation on Forest Carbon Research

October 19, 2022

Forest habitat with deer.
Forest habitat with deer.\Photo by Shawn Records

The potential role of forests in storing carbon and thus buffering climate change has become a hot topic among those seeking to preserve Northwest forests.  The Sightline Institute, a Washington-based think tank devoted to sustainability and...

Oct
17

Webinar on Public Trust in Watersheds

October 17, 2022

 

Clearcut forest.\Photo by Shawn Records.
Clearcut forest.\Photo by Shawn Records.

Oregon Shores joins North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection in hosting a webinar by Mary Wood, a professor at the University of Oregon School of Law and author of Nature’s Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age.  She will speak on...

Oct
16

Dellenback Dunes Hike

October 16, 2022, Lakeside

Dunes traversed by the Dellenback Trail.

The Southcoast Striders invite the public to explore the Oregon dunes via the Dellenback Dunes Trail. The hike takes place on Sunday, Oct. 16, starting at 10 a.m. at the trailhead next to the S. Eel Creek Campground, near Lakeside (about 15 miles...

Oct
14

Lecture on Jellyfish

October 14, 2022, Charleston

Salps linked together in a chain. /Photo courtesy of Kelly Sutherland
Salps linked together in a chain. /Photo courtesy of Kelly Sutherland

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is hosting alecture on Friday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. in the OIMB Boathouse Auditorium (63466 Boat Basin Rd in Charleston). The speaker for this event is Dr. Kelly Sutherland from...

Oct
6

Portland: Rally to Protect Forests

October 6, 2022, Portland

Jetty Creek after logging. /Photo by Shawn Records
Jetty Creek after logging. /Photo by Shawn Records

On Thursday, Oct. 6, The North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection (NCCWP), Sunrise Movement PDX, and other Pacific Northwest Forest Climate Alliance members will rally to protest harmful industrial forestry practices. Participants...

Oct
6

Talk on Evaluating Tidal Wetlands

October 6, 2022, Newport

Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU
Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Graham Shaw from Oregon State University’s Marine Resource Management Program to discuss socio-economic evaluations of tidal...

Oct
3

Talk on Youth and Environmental Justice

October 3, 2022

 


Youth rallying for environmental justice.
Youth rallying for environmental justice.\Photo courtesy of Earthjustice.

The Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators offer a virtual talk on “Engaging Youth in Environmental Justice” on Monday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

In this talk, learn how Dr. Mindy Chappell leveraged chemistry curriculum in...

Oct
1

Tahkenitch Dunes Hike

October 1, 2022, Gardiner

Tahkenitch dunes. /Photo by Richard Hikes
Tahkenitch dunes. /Photo by Richard Hikes

The Southcoast Striders hiking group offers a group tour of the Tahkenitch Dunes Trail and Threemile Lake on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9:30 a.m. 

Two options are available for this hike. The first is along the Tahkenitch Dunes Trail as it winds through the...