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

Jun
24

Ecological Tour of Nedonna Marsh

June 24, 2017, Manhattan Beach

Nedonna Marsh.
Nedonna Marsh.

The public is invited to join the Friends of Nedonna Marsh for a guided “ecological tour” of the marsh, which will provide information about ongoing efforts to preserve the area.

The walk takes place 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, June 24.  The event is co-sponsored by the Lower...

Jun
24

Botany Auto Tour

June 24, 2017, Gold Beach

 Hunter Creek\Photo courtesy of Kalmiopsis Rivers.
Hunter Creek\Photo courtesy of Kalmiopsis Rivers.

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society offers an auto tour, botanizing along Game Lake Road, on Saturday, June 24, with participants meeting up at 8 a.m.

Join trip leader Al Collinet for an auto tour that will showcase unique wildflowers that grow in...

Jun
23

Going to Pot

June 23, 2017, Tillamook

NORP volunteers at an earlier event.
NORP volunteers at an earlier event.

The Northwest Oregon Regional Partnership (NORP) operates a native plant nursery which supplies the restoration efforts of more than 30 organizations by coordinating the propagation and distribution of over 75,000 native plants annually for...

Jun
17

Elk River Plant Hike

June 17, 2017, Port Orford

Elk River\Photo courtesy of Western Rivers.
Elk River\Photo courtesy of Western Rivers.

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society invites “plant nerds” to join a hike along Panther Creek, a beautiful tributary of the Elk River to explore the wide variety of native plants found there.

Meet at the Elk River Hatchery (95163 Elk River Rd.) at 10 a.m....

Jun
10

Coho Tour

June 10, 2017, Seal Rock

Beaver Creek\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Beaver Creek\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Well-known coastal conservation leader Paul Engelmeyer, who directs the Audubon Society’s Ten Mile Creek Sanctuary and serves as chair of the MidCoast Watersheds Council, will lead a field trip on behalf of the Native Fish Society, devoted to Oregon’s...

Jun
10

Coho Restoration Tour

June 10, 2017, Seal Rock

Image of a Coho fry on the Oregon Coast.
Coho fry on the Oregon Coast. | Photo by Conrad Gowell

District Coordinator Paul Engelmeyer of the Native Fish Society will lead a series of free tours, open to the public, to discuss the recently released Federal Coho Recovery plan. During the field trips attendees will view high quality...

Jun
10

Cape Arago Hike

June 10, 2017, Charleston

 Cape Arago.
Cape Arago

The South Coast Striders offer a 2.5 mile, one-way hike from Cape Arago Point on the Arago Pack Trail.  The walk will pass Simpson Reef and pause there briefly for wildlife viewing, then proceed along the Oregon Coast Trail to a point a quarter-mile south of Shore Acres Botanical...