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

Feb
9

Offshore Wind Energy Discussion

February 9, 2022

Offshore wind turbines.\Photo courtesy of Surfrider.

Offshore wind energy development has become a serious possibility in Oregon.  Soon the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will be releasing official “call areas” in federal waters off of the Oregon coast that will be eligible for...

Feb
8

Webinar on Coquille Tribe History

February 8, 2022

The Coquille River watershed.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) presents a talk on the “History and Culture of the Coquille Tribe” on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at 6 p.m.  The online event is free and open to all.

The speaker is Kassandra...

Feb
8

Talk on Pesticides and Health

February 8, 2022

Spraying, and the results of pesticides, are being discussed.\Photo courtesy of Oregon Wild.

The North Coast Citizens for Watershed Protection will hold its first community meeting of 2022 on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  The meeting is open to the public.

Featured speaker is Bryn...

Feb
8

Clatsop Commission Meets on Natural Hazards

February 8, 2022

King tide at Ecola State Park in Clatsop County.\Photo by Steve Morey.

The Clatsop County Planning Commission is in the process of revisiting the county’s comprehensive plan.  On Tuesday, Feb. 8, they will take up the subject of statewide Goal 7, concerning natural hazards.  Oregon Shores is...

Feb
3

Eelgrass Talk

February 3, 2022

Eelgrass bed.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council presents a talk on eelgrass, a critical component of estuarine ecosystems, during its February meeting.  “Eelgrass in Oregon Estuaries” will be presented on Thursday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to...

Feb
3

LCDC Meets to Discuss Territorial Sea

February 3, 2022

Cape Blanco is one of the rocky habitat areas being considered for protection in the Rocky Habitat Management Strategy.\Photo by Randy Scholten.

Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) meets on Thursday and Friday Feb. 3-4, and the Territorial Sea Plan is on the...

Jan
27

Panel Discussion of Forest Accord

January 27, 2022

Clearcut.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City and Oregon Wild invite you to a webinar about Oregon’s new Private Forest Accord, “A Watershed Moment for the Future of Oregon’s Forests,” taking place online on Thursday, Jan 27, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oregon Coast Community...

Jan
26

Open House on Oregon Coast Trail

January 26, 2022

Hiker on Cascade Head.\Photo by Dennis White.

The Oregon Coast Trail is a great resource, and theoretically links the entire Oregon coast, but in reality there are gaps. The public is invited to learn about plans to close gaps along the Oregon Coast Trail (OCT). Oregon Parks and Recreation...

Jan
26

Open House for Fish and Wildlife

January 26, 2022

Black oystercatchers, mother and chick, a species of conservation concern on the Oregon coast.\Photo by Heather Roskelley.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) invites the public to a virtual Conservation Open House—the first of five this year—to discuss issues involving...

Jan
25

Meeting on Roads and Erosion

January 25, 2022

Erosion threatens Highway 101 at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

The state’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and its Coastal Management Program have convened an advisory committee to consider a very specific problem—protecting roads along the ocean, from Hwy 101...