Land Use Events

Dec
17

Talk on Water Quality Planning

December 17, 2019, Siletz

Emily-Bell Dinan.

The Siletz Stakeholder Engagement Project, addressing the Siletz River’s watershed from bay to headwaters, is the topic for the Siletz Watershed Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. in the Siletz Public Library (225 S.E. Gaither St.).  The event is free and open...

Past Events

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...

Mar
16

Lecture on Tahkenitch Landing Site

March 16, 2019, Yachats

The Siuslaw National Forest is home to one of the oldest archaeological sites along the Central Oregon Coast. Tahkenitch Landing, seven miles north of Reedsport, provides intriguing insights into how humans responded to a changing environment between 8,000 and 3,000 years before present...

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...

Mar
13

Hearing on Floras Lake

March 13, 2019, Gold Beach

Floras Lake from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Floras Lake from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The long-sought Floras Lake land swap will be on the Curry County commissioners’ agenda when they meet on Wednesday, 9 a.m., in the County Annex Building (94235 Moore St.).  The proposal is for State Parks to swap about 33 acres at the...

Mar
12

Meeting on Spraying Strategy

March 12, 2019, Nehalem

Helicopter spraying of pesticides.\Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild.
Helicopter spraying of pesticides.\Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild.

North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection (NCCWP—the recently renamed Rockaway Citizens for Watershed Protection) hosts Lincoln County Community Rights (LCCR) for a discussion of how the latter group has addressed the...

Mar
9

Lecture on Corvids and People

March 9, 2019, Yachats

Corvids are known as the bird brains of the avian world. If you've spent any time watching ravens, crows, and jays you know that's true and you probably have a story to tell. Besides being smart, these birds are among the most viewable of wildlife. But their relationship with people and...

Mar
9

Nehalem Estuary Cleanup

March 9, 2019

Nehalem Bay, with Wheeler in the foreground.\Photo by Dennis White.
Nehalem Bay, with Wheeler in the foreground.\Photo by Dennis White.

The 2019 Nehalem Estuary Cleanup will be taking place on Saturday, March 9. Spend a day making a lasting difference in the beautiful Nehalem Bay Estuary and community. Click here to get the latest details about this...

Mar
3

Lecture on Alsea Tribal Life

March 3, 2019, Yachats

Learn about the pre-European inhabitants of the Cape Perpetua area from one of Cape Perpetua’s exceptional volunteers, Dick Mason. He will also take you on a quick and entertaining tour of world history that occurred while the Alsea were enjoying their evening seaweed and mussel dinners at...