Land Events

Feb
18

Seminar on Habitat Loss and How to Help

February 18, 2023, Bandon

A Lorquins Admiral butterfly at Stillwater Natives Nursery. /Photo by Tatiana Havill.

On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is hosting a hybrid seminar. SEA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting education and awareness of shoreline habitats...

Feb
22

Presentation on the State of Eelgrass

February 22, 2023, Tillamook

Flyer for eel gras event. /Courtesy of ODFW and TEP.

On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m., Tony D‘Andrea from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's (ODFW) Shellfish Team will be in Tillamook to discuss Eelgrass in Tillamook County watersheds. This presentation will take place at the Oregon...

Feb
24

Wetland Walk

February 24, 2023, Nehalem

McCoy Marsh. /Photo courtesy of LNCT

On Feb. 24, the Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) hosts a "Winter on the Wetland" walk. 

Executive Director Ben Pittenger will lead this walk. It will explore LNCT’s Botts and McCoy Marshes, participants can also view wintering wildlife and learn about...

Past Events

Mar
8

Clatsop County Hearing on Natural Hazards

March 8, 2022

A king tide on the Clatsop County coast, a preview of todal flooding anticipated with climate change.\Photo courtesy of ORKingTides.

Clatsop County is updating its comprehensive plan, and the current focus is on how statewide planning Goal 7, concerning natural hazards, is covered in the...

Mar
4

Meeting on Wind Energy and Fisheries

March 4, 2022

Closeup of an offshore wind turbine.\Photo courtesy of Cornell University.

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is developing a plan to open the ocean in federal waters off Oregon’s shore to wind energy development.  This is a form of renewable energy, but it also poses...

Mar
3

Webinar on Forest and Climate

March 3, 2022

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council hosts a talk on the intersection of forests and climate at its March meeting, Thursday, March 3, 6:30 p.m.  The topic: “This Ain’t Your Grandfather’s Forestry: Forest Management in a Changing Climate.” 

Kirk...

Feb
26

Humbug Mountain Hike

February 26, 2022, Port Orford

Humbug Mountain.\Photo courtesty of Southcoast Striders.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group is sponsoring two hikes of varying lengths at Humbug Mountain, south of Port Orford.  The hikes are free and open to anyone, although places are limited.  However, if there is enough interest, it...

Feb
25

Siskiyou Film Festival

February 25, 2022

The Rogue River.\Photo by Dennis White.

For those seeking a cinematic glimpse of the southwestern corner of the state, KS Wild is merging its annual Siskiyou Filmfest with Rogue Riverkeeper’s annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Friday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6 p.m.  For the usual reason,...

Feb
25

Offshore Wind Task Force Meets

February 25, 2022

Offshore wind energy turbines.\Photo courtesy of Stanford University.

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is assessing Oregon’s continental shelf for sites for wind energy development.  “Call areas,” where BOEM intends to offer leases to would-be wind developers who will...

Feb
18

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 18, 2022

Wandering Tattler at Seaside Cove.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The annual Great Backyard Bird Count is held each February, with the goal of creating a real-time snapshot of where birds are located, all around the world.  This year’s count takes place Feb. 18-21, inclusive.  To participate,...

Feb
10

Talk on Tidal Wetlands

February 10, 2022

Laura Brophy in the field.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues online.  This week’s event, on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 3:30 p.m., features renowned wetland ecologist Laura Brophy, who studies Oregon’s estuarine and lower-river marshes and tidal swamps.  Her...