Land Use Events

Sep
24

LCDC Considers Climate Policies

September 24, 2020

King tide, a preview of climate change, floods the Coquille Valley.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) with take up rulemaking with regard to its “Climate-Friendly” and “Equitable Communities” initiatives at its next...

Sep
25

Climate Plan Webinar

September 25, 2020

King tide washes up against Coquille, a preview of sea level rise due to climate change.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The state of Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has released a review draft of the new Oregon Climate Change Adaptation...

Sep
27

Humbug Hike

September 27, 2020

Humbug Mountain.\Photo courtesy of the South Coast Striders.

The South Coast Striders are offering a hike to some of the best views on the coast on Sunday, Sept. 27, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  The objective:  Humbug Mountain and its vantage point along the Curry County coast.  Note that this...

Oct
31

Climate Plan Comment Deadline

October 31, 2020

King tide at Siletz National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo by A. Stickel.

The state of Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) has released a review draft of the new Oregon Climate Change Adaptation Framework. Public comments will be accepted until October 31.

The Framework...

Past Events

Aug
17

Webinar on Coastal Invasives

August 17, 2017

 

Restoration of Bandon Marsh.\ Photo by Dave Ledig.
Restoration of Bandon Marsh.\ Photo by Dave Ledig.
The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) invites the public to participate I a new mini-webinar series focused on best management practices for invasive species in coastal wetlands. ASWM will be hosting a total of six webinars on...
Aug
4

Beaver Tales Art Exhibit Opening Reception

August 4, 2017, Nehalem

Busy Beaver by Rene Eisenbart.
Busy Beaver by Rene Eisenbart.

To celebrate beavers and their contribution to the ecology of the North Coast, The Wetlands Conservancy (TWC) and Lower Nehalem Watershed Council (LNWC) have partnered with local businesses to host the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale in Nehalem. Kicking off...

Jul
29

Kilchis Point Trail Walk

July 29, 2017, Bay City

Kilchis Point Reserve.
Kilchis Point Reserve. | Photo from Tillamook County Pioneer Museum
Join the Tillamook Estuaries Partnerhship on a hike of the trails at Kilchis Point Reserve as Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s Experience Developer Carla Albright explains the flora, fauna, and history of the Reserve. This...
Jul
26

Coast Economic Summit

July 26, 2017, Portland

Fishing and tourism remain economic staples on the coast. Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Fishing and tourism remain economic staples on the coast. Photo by Sonja Peterson.

For the first time, the annual Oregon Coast Economic Summit will be held in Portland this year, as part of the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region 2017 summit.  Organized by the Coastal Caucus of the Oregon...

Jul
23

Geology of Netarts Bay Walk

July 23, 2017, Netarts

Netarts Bay.
Netarts Bay. | Photo by Dolan. H

Join the Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea (WEBS) on an amazing and free Geologic tour around Netarts Bay. You will see landslide areas, fossil deposits on Cape Meares, Happy Camp, bay overlooks and tsunami layers from the “Big One” in...

Jul
19

Forestry Talk

July 19, 2017, Tillamook

Slash burning in forest near Cape Lookout. Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.
Slash burning in forest near Cape Lookout. Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

Rockaway Beach Citizens for Watershed Protection (RBCWP) will host Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association (CRA) on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Tillamook County Library’s Central Library (1716 3rd St. in Tillamook)....

Jul
18

Webinar on Shale Gas

July 18, 2017

LNG pipeline under construction.
LNG pipeline under construction.

Opponents of natural gas pipelines and LNG (liquefied natural gas) projects around the nation, led by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, have organized a 2017 Pipeline Webinar Series, titled “Defeating Shale Gas Infrastructure: Strategies and Tools for...

Jul
8

Let's Go Birding, Rogue River Walk

July 8, 2017, Gold Beach

Common Yellowthroat.
Common Yellowthroat. | Photo by Max Rae

Join the Kalmiopsis Audobon and trip leader Gary Maschmeyer on the Orchard Loop section of the beautiful Rogue River Walk, looking for birds of the forest and river. This is a good area to find Common Yellowthroat, Yellow-breasted Chat, Pacific-slope...