Land Use Events

May
19

LCDC Meeting

May 19, 2022, Salem

 

Development on Bayshore spit near the Alsea's mouth.
Development on Bayshore spit near the Alsea's mouth.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is meeting on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20.  These are hybrid meetings, taking place physically in the Basement Hearing Room of the Department of...

May
20

LCDC Meeting--Second Day

May 20, 2022, Salem

 

Botts Marsh, site of a victory in preserving coastal habitat.
Botts Marsh, site of a victory in preserving coastal habitat.\Photo by Lynn Levering Thomas.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is meeting on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20.  These are hybrid meetings, taking place physically in the Basement Hearing Room of the...

May
21

Valedictory Geology Lecture

May 21, 2022, Coos Bay

 

Ron Metzger conducting a field trip.
Ron Metzger conducting a field trip.

Ron Metzger has not only taught geology to a couple of generations of students at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, he has also educated the community through a long-running Geology Lecture Series he organizes.  The series has featured a...

May
26

Webinar on Eelgrass

May 26, 2022

Eelgrass fringing a mudflat in Coos Bay.\Photo by Mike Graybill.

Oregon Shores is collaborating with conservation allies to offer a monthly webinar series about the Coos Bay estuary. Coos Bay could be the focus of major development proposals soon—both a major container port and facilities...

Past Events

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...