Land Use Events


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...


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...


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...

Past Events


Thin Green Line Celebration

February 17, 2021

Anti-LNG rally in Salem.

The conservation groups attempting to block fossil fuel development and export along the West Coast are sometimes called the “Thin Green Line.  Oregon Shores, with our battle against the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal proposal, is certainly part of this line.  Just...


Beach Driving Comment Deadline

February 12, 2021

Vehicles crowd the beach at Pacific City.\Photo courtesy of OPRD.

Members of the public have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, to comment on a proposal by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (State Parks) to close two segments of Tillamook County’s shoreline to vehicles.

State Parks...


Anti-Plastics Virtual Rally

February 12, 2021

A free “Break Up with Plastics” virtual event will be hosted by Oceana, Surfrider Foundation Environment Oregon at noon on Friday, Feb. 12.  The event will feature information from legislators and ocean advocates on how you can help move Oregon...


Restoration Seminar

February 4, 2021

Restoration work taking place at Big Creek.\Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center Research Seminar Series presents an online talk on restoration ecology.  David Thomson, a restoration specialist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ecological Services,...


Virtual Tour of Amanda Trail

January 30, 2021

On Saturday, Jan. 30, at 10 a.m., the Cape Perpetua Collaborative presents a talk on “The Amanda Trail:  History, Significance, and Bridging Gaps.”  The presenter is Joanne Kittel, View the Future Co-chair, member and Trails Development Leader of Yachats Trails Committee, Volunteer and Trainer...


Discussion on Climate Resilience and Covid

January 27, 2021

The Climate Impacts Group, based at the University of Washington, is celebrating its 25th year with a series of talks.  The CIG, a pioneering effort to study the effects of climate at the local level when it began, studies likely impacts of climate change on the Pacific Northwest.

The second...


Training for Clearcut Resistance

January 27, 2021

Clearcut in Siuslaw National Forest.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

Coastal citizens concerned about the impact of clearcut logging on public drinking water supplies are invited to a special training session for those interested in getting involved in the issue, taking...


Talk on Watersheds and Beaver

January 23, 2021

Beaver dam.\Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council.

As part of its Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative hosts an online talk by Kami Ellingson, Watershed Program Manager for the Siuslaw National Forest, at 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 23.  The event is free and open to...


Talk on Haystack Rock

January 13, 2021

Haystack Rock.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

As part of the World of Haystack Rock lecture series, the Friends of Haystack Rock offer a webinar on the history of their eponymous geological feature.  Elaine Trucke, director of the Cannon Beach History Center and Museum for the past ten years, will...