Land Use Events

Aug
23

Hearing on Tillamook Riprap Case

August 23, 2022

 

Shoreline armoring at Pine Beach in process.
Shoreline armoring at Pine Beach in process.\Photo by Randy Stevenson.

At long last, the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) will hold oral arguments on our appeal of Tillamook County’s decision to approve a massive riprap revetment at Pine Beach.  The hearing takes place on Tuesday, Aug. 23,...

Aug
23

Ocean-Facing Roads Comment Opportunity

August 23, 2022, Newport

 

Erosion threatens Ocean Road in Yachats.
Erosion threatens Ocean Road in Yachats.\Photo by Susan Mackinnon.

Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is considering a change to the state’s land use rules to allow shoreline armoring to protect roads adjacent to the ocean shore, including Highway 101.  The hearing...

Aug
28

Lola Lake and Beach Hike

August 28, 2022, Pistol River

 

Beach north of Crook Point.
Beach north of Crook Poin.\Photo by Paul Sherman.
Join the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society for a south coast hike to explore dune ecology and succession, search for rare plants, and do some birdwatching.  The hike, on the Lola Lake Loop and Beach Trail, just south of Pistol River in Curry...
Sep
21

Hearing on Tribal Water Management

September 21, 2022


Siuslaw River wetlands.
Siuslaw River wetlands.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) invites the public to review and comment on the Tribe’s draft Water Quality Standards (WQS). The online hearing takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.

WQS are...

Sep
22

Ocean-Facing Roads Rulemaking Session

September 22, 2022, John Day

 

Erosion along highway at Beverly Beach.
Erosion along highway at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is considering a change to the state’s land use rules to allow shoreline armoring to protect roads adjacent to the ocean shore, including Highway 101.  The hearing on...

Past Events

Aug
28

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 28, 2021, Lincoln City

Lincoln City Audubon hike atop The Knoll.\Photo by

 

The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine Reserve.  All hikes are...

Aug
25

Webinar on Conservation Map Tool

August 25, 2021

Casades to Coast Landscape Collaborative logo.

The Cascades to Coast Landscape Collaborative is offering a webinar to introduce the new Coastal Northwest Landscape Conservation Mapper, an online spatial tool that explores conservation, cultural, and economic priorities at landscape scales...

Aug
21

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 21, 2021, Otis

Salmon River and Westwind spit.\Photo by Jack Doyle.

The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine Reserve.  All hikes are...

Aug
14

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 14, 2021, Lincoln City

A Lincoln City Audubon hike pauses on The Knoll.\Photo by Steve Griffiths.

The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine...

Aug
7

Strategy Meeting on Climate and Forests

August 7, 2021, Newport

Clearcuts in the Coast Range.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Coast Range Association (CRA) invites concerned citizens to a “Climate and Oregon’s Industrial Forests strategy meeting” on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Newport Recreation Center (225 S.E. Avery), Room 117.  The subject will be the CRA’s...

Aug
5

Talk on Prescribed Fire

August 5, 2021

Cascade Head.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council at its August meeting—online and open to all—is sponsoring  talk on “Prescribed Fire on the Oregon Coast:  the Case of Cascade Head.”  The event takes place on Thursday, Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Speaking will be Aaron Groth, regional...

Jul
15

Webinar on Forest Structure

July 15, 2021

Old growth trees along Oregon Coast Trail help to create forest structure.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Lower Nehalem Community Trust offers a webinar on the importance of forest habitats.  “The Impact of Forest Structure on Water Quality and Native Fish” takes place on Thursday, July 15, at 6...

Jul
10

New River Hike

July 10, 2021, Langlois

Aerial view of the New River.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group offer an expedition to an important habitat area, the New River, which runs south to north behind the foredune.  The hike takes place on Saturday, July 10, beginning at 10...