Land Use Events

Dec
12

Jump Off Joe Comment Deadline

December 12, 2018, Newport

 Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.
Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.

The opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed vacation of the Jump-Off Joe Road right-of-way has been extended for a week from the public hearing.  The new deadline for public testimony is...

Dec
12

Panel on Forests and Climate Change

December 12, 2018, Newport

Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state.\Photo courtesy of OLCV.
Elliott State Forest, a store of carbon in its intact state. | Photo courtesy of OLCV.

A panel discussion on how Oregon can confront climate changge by modernizing our forest management laws to better protect public lands and store more carbon in our forests will take place at the Newport...

Dec
13

Western Monarch Update

December 13, 2018, Gold Beach

Monarch butterfly.
Monarch butterfly. | Photo by Tracy Robillard.

Come learn what's happening with monarchs at this "Pollinator Tea Talk” by Tom Landis and Robert Coffan from Southern Oregon Monarch Advocates. This talk is on Tuesday, Dec. 13, from 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Curry Public Library (94341 3rd St,...

Dec
15

Tahkenitch Dunes Hike

December 15, 2018, Roseburg

Tahkenitch dunes.
Tahkenitch dunes. | Photo by Richard Hikes

Join the Friends of the Umpqua, a Roseburg Oregon Hiking Group, on a hike to the Tahkenitch Dunes on Saturday Dec. 15 meeting in the the Douglas County Courthouse (1036 SE Douglas Ave # 201, Roseburg) parking lot behind the old Douglas County...

Dec
18

Slietz Watershed Council Meeting

December 18, 2018, Siletz

Siletz watershed. | Photo courtesy of Oregon Coast Daily News

The Siletz Watershed Council will be holding their quarterly community meeting on Tuesday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Siletz Public Library (255 S Gaither St, Siletz).

At the meeting, two employees of the Lincoln Soil and...

Dec
22

Hall Lake & Winter Yardangs Hike

December 22, 2018, Reedsport

Yardang formations on the Dellenback Dunes. | Photo courtesy of South Coast Striders

Join the South Coast Striders for a hike to Hall Lake and the Dellenback Dunes on Saturday Dec. 22 meeting at 9 a.m. at the Hall & Schuttpelz Lakes Day Use Area (Wildwood Dr, Reedsport). The Striders are...

Dec
23

Alsea Tribal Life Lecture

December 23, 2018, Yachats

 View from Cape Perpetua, with visitor center in middle ground.\Photo by Gregory Henton.
View from Cape Perpetua, with visitor center in middle ground. | Photo by Gregory Henton.

This fall, join guest speakers at Cape Perpetua for free educational presentations along with the hiking, tidepooling, and exploring. Presentations will be held every Saturday from Nov. 3 to Dec. 29...

Dec
29

Archaeology Talk

December 29, 2018, Yachats

Cape Perpetua, Siuslaw National Forest. | Photo by Tim Giraudier.
Cape Perpetua, Siuslaw National Forest. | Photo by Tim Giraudier.

Archaeologists Kevin Bruce and Molly Kirkpatrick, who work for the Siuslaw National Forest, will speak on the forest's archaeological resources on Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, Yachats)....

Jan
16

Conservancy Management Discussion

January 16, 2019, Seaside

Cape Falcon.\Photo by Ben Nieves.
Cape Falcon.\Photo by Ben Nieves.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that all private land...

Mar
14

Conservancy Management Discussion

March 14, 2019, Manzanita

The coastal edge at Cape Falcon.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The coastal edge at Cape Falcon.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that...

Apr
4

Science Talk '19

April 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019, Portland

Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these days? Then this particular annual conference is right...

May
8

Conservancy Management Discussion

May 8, 2019, Cannon Beach

Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that all...

Past Events

Sep
27

Cascade Head Open House

September 27, 2018, Lincoln City

Cascade Head trail. | Photo by Dennis White
Cascade Head trail. | Photo by Dennis White

The Cascade Head Scenic Research Area Coordination Team invites the public to help develop a proposal for a sustainable trails plan for the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area. Community members are invited to attend a public meeting to learn about...

Sep
27

Heceta Head Lighthouse Hike

September 27, 2018, Newport

Heceta Head. Photo by Alex Derr.
Heceta Head. | Photo by Alex Derr.

The Newport 60+ Activity Center is inviting individuals (age 60+) to join them on a hike to Heceta Head Lighthouse on September 27, at 9 a.m. It will be a moderate 2.6 mile hike that is out and back. They will leave the 60+ Activity Center (20 SE 2nd,...

Sep
26

Imperiled Species Panel

September 26, 2018, Lincoln City

Sea otter at home in kelp.\Photo by Joe Platko.
Sea otter at home in kelp.\Photo by Joe Platko.

Species that are no longer with us, and species that are at risk of disappearing, will be the theme of a panel discussion offered by Oregon Wild, "Lost and Imperiled Species of the Oregon Coast: An Exploration of Oregon's Iconic, Recovering,...

Sep
23

North Spit Hike

September 23, 2018, Coos Bay

North Spit at Coos Bay. | Photo by Greg Shine, BLM
North Spit at Coos Bay. | Photo by Greg Shine, BLM

The South Coast Striders invite the public to join them on a hike to Coos Bay's North Spit. This, of course, is the intended location of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal that Oregon Shores has been fighting for the past decade,...

Sep
22

Cape Perpetua BioBlitz

September 22, 2018, Yachats

View of Cape Perpetua from the Visitor Center.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.
View of Cape Perpetua from the Visitor Center.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.

An opportunity to take a guided walk and learn more about the ecosystems of Cape Perpetua, while assisting in inventorying species present in these habitats, is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 22, beginning at 11 a.m. ...

Sep
22

Birding at Brian Booth State Park

September 22, 2018, Seal Rock

Ona Beach State Park. | Photo by Darek Farmer
Ona Beach State Park. | Photo by Darek Farmer

The Yaquina Birders and Naturalists invite you to join them on a Guided Naturalist Walk at Brian Booth State Park (Parking Lot, US Hwy 101, Seal Rock) on Saturday September 22, from 8a.m.-10a.m.

Shorebirds, waterbirds and songbirds, this...

Sep
15

Invasive Plants Presentation

September 15, 2018, Yachats

 Policeman's Helmet, an invasive plant that threatens the north coat.\Photo courtesy of NCLC.
Policeman's Helmet, an invasive plant that threatens the north coat.\Photo courtesy of NCLC.

Non-native or invasive species are widespread throughout the landscape; some have detrimental effects to diverse habitats. The Cape Perpetua Visitor Center is hosting a presentation that considers...

Sep
15

Birding on the Bay

September 15, 2018, Netarts

Cormorants. | Photo by Ram Papish

Join in on this great event and discover loons, grebes, pelicans, cormorants and a variety of other seabirds from Netarts Bay, Whalen Island and south to the new Sitka Sedge State Park. This even is hosted by Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach,...

Sep
14

CoastWalk NCLC Benefit

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018

Walkers taking part in the 2017 version of CoastWatch Oregon.
Walkers taking part in the 2017 version of CoastWatch Oregon.

Registration is open for the third annual CoastWalk Oregon, a fundraiser for North Coast Land Conservancy, set for Sept. 14 to 1. This year’s theme, “Two Capes, Two Bays, Three Days,” refers to the stretch of coastline...