Land Use Events


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...


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...


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...


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...

Past Events


Eelgrass Seminar

October 21, 2021

Submerged eelgrass on a bay bottom.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues online.  The next event, on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 3:30 p.m., focuses on a familiar occupant of our estuaries—eelgrass.

James Kaldy, of the Pacific Coastal Ecology...


Dellenback Dunes Hike

October 16, 2021, Lakeside

Hikers on the Dellenback Dunes Trail.\Photo courtesy of Southcoast Striders.

The Southcoast Striders invite interested hikers to join them on a hike on the Dellenback Dunes Trail, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16.  While the hike is limited to about 15 people, if there is enough...


Seminar on Climate Change Research

October 7, 2021

Slash burning visible from Cape Lookout State Park.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series is resuming for the fall.  These events, free and open to all, take place online at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

First up this fall, on Thursday, Oct. 7,...


Tahkenitch Dunes Hike

September 26, 2021, Gardiner

Tahkenitch Lake and Dunes from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Tahkenitch Lake and Dunes from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group offers a group tour of the Tahkenitch Dunes Trail and Threemile Lake on Sunday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. 

Both a long and a short hike are offered.  Registration is essential.  To register, go...


Invasive Species Seminar

September 15, 2021

Gorse is an all-too-familiar invasive species on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.

The Northwest Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Network, a partnership among regional agencies and organizations to address the nexus of climate change and invasive species, is holding a virtual...


Webinar on Drinking Water

September 10, 2021

Sweet Creek Falls.\Photo by Dennis White.

350 Oregon Central Coast, MidCoast Watersheds Council, and Citizens for a Better Lincoln County are sponsoring a Zoom presentation by John Wros of The Conservation Fund to describe how central Oregon coast communities can take steps to protect and...


Humbug Mountain Hike

September 4, 2021, Port Orford

View of Humbug Mountain.\Photo courtesy of Southcoast Striders.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group is offering two simultaneous hikes at Humbug Mountain, one of the south coast’s most prominent features.  The hikes begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Humbug Mountain trailhead, about six miles south...


Talk on Financing Restoration

September 2, 2021

Stream restoration project in action.\Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council.

For its summer meeting, the MidCoast Watersheds Assn. hosts a talk on “Financing Watershed Protection.”  The event, free and open to all, takes place on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m.

Speaker will be Ben...


Forum on Protecting Watersheds

August 31, 2021

Clearcutting aftermath in Alsea drainage.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

The Forest Waters Coalition is offering a “Forest Waters Watch” forum on Tuesday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5 p.m.

This forum will be an opportunity for networking, storytelling, and resource sharing...