Land Use Events

May
11

Lecture on Earthquake Seismology

May 11, 2021

Tracking earthquakes.\Photo courtesy of Pacific Tsunami Museum.

Listening and land use would seem to be very different subjects, but earthquakes and tsunamis can certainly rearrange the landscape, and scientists are now refining their ability to listen for impending earthquakes.  This will...

Past Events

May
10

Sitka Sedge State Park Public Hearing, Wilsonville

May 10, 2016, Wilsonville

Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.
Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.

This is one of two final public hearings at which the advisory committee for Sitka Sedge State Park will gather input to help plan the new state park, which is being built just south of Sand Lake, north of Pacific City....

May
5

Sitka Sedge State Park Public Hearing, Pacific City

May 5, 2016, Pacific City

Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.
Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.

This is one of two final public hearings at which the advisory committee for Sitka Sedge State Park will gather input to help plan the new state park, which is being built just south of Sand Lake, north of Pacific City....

Mar
24

Coos Bay Waterfront Group Shows Film on Hope for Harbors

March 24, 2016, Coos Bay

Photo of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

CONNECT! The Boardwalks is a community organization in Coos County that seeks to bring new life to Coos Bay’s waterfront through the improvement of the Coos Waterfront Walkway.  Their goal is to connect three separate boardwalks—the Coos Bay, Mill Casino and North...

Jan
7

Rally and Public Hearing on LNG Pipeline

January 7, 2016, North Bend

Photo of \"No Pipeline\" banner in front of coastal forest.
One potential Achilles’ heel for the LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal proposed for Coos Bay’s North Spit is the need for dredge-and-fill permits from the state.  The project, including its associated pipeline, will have a massive impact on the Coos Bay estuary, due to dredging for...
Jan
6

Rally and Public Hearing on LNG Pipeline

January 6, 2016, Medford

Photo of \"No Pipeline\" banner in front of coastal forest.
One potential Achilles’ heel for the LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal proposed for Coos Bay’s North Spit is the need for dredge-and-fill permits from the state.  The project, including its associated pipeline, will have a massive impact on the Coos Bay estuary, due to dredging for...
Dec
18

Jordan Cove LNG Terminal Land Use Hearing

December 18, 2015, Coquille

Jordan Cove LNG terminal, artist's conception.
Jordan Cove LNG terminal, artist's conception.
Coos County will consider a new application for land use approvals from the Jordan Cove Energy Project on Friday, December 18, at 1:30 p.m. in the Owen Building, 201 N. Adams in Coquille.  The application will be considered by a hearings...