Land Events

Dec
8

Eelgrass Conservation Webinar

December 8, 2022

Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.
Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Oregon Shores will host a webinar on “Eelgrass and How to Protect It.” The event is free and open to all.

The presenter is Anu Sawkar, the attorney with the Crag Law Center with whom we collaborate in the...

Dec
10

Talk on Yachats Geology

December 10, 2022

Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.
Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Dave Muerdter to talk about his work as a geologist on Saturday Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Muerdter is a local geologist and...

Dec
15

Webinar on Power, Water, and Indigeneity

December 15, 2022

King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.
King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the US Corps of Army Engineers San Francisco District are hosting an indigenous-led webinar about flood risk management and community...

Past Events

Jan
27

Meeting on Dunes Invasives

January 27, 2018, Reedsport

Late light in the Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Late light in the Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The Oregon Dunes Cooperative Weed Management Area, a newly formed group of federal, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations, and concerned citizens dedicated to controlling and reversing the ecological onslaught of non-native invasive...

Jan
27

Oregon Marine Reserves Talk

January 27, 2018, Yachats

Courtesy of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. For this event, learn about Oregon’s five marine reserves with Paul Engelmeyer,...

Jan
27

Meeting on Dunes Invasives

January 27, 2018, Florence

 

Sea rocket, a native plant of the dunes shoreline.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Sea rocket, a native plant of the dunes shoreline.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The Oregon Dunes Cooperative Weed Management Area, a newly formed group of federal, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations, and concerned citizens dedicated to controlling and reversing the ecological...

Jan
25

Oregon Dunes Restoration Comments

January 25, 2018

Dunes and forested patches.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Dunes and forested patches.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and Central Coast Ranger District are seeking public input on a proposal to restore portions of the Oregon dunes. Based on a strategy developed by the Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative, the...

Jan
21

Lecture on Plate Tectonics

January 21, 2018, Yachats

Geologist Bob Lillie will discuss “Beauty from the Beast:  Plate Tectonics and the Landscape of the Pacific Northwest” at the Yachats Common (441 Highway 101 N.) on Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m.  The public event (free, but a $5 donations is suggested) is sponsored by the Yachats Academy of...

Jan
20

Talk on Alsea Tribal Life

January 20, 2018, Yachats

Alsea Tribe. | Courtesy of Lincoln County Historical Society
Alsea Tribe. | Courtesy of Lincoln County Historical Society

Learn about the pre-European inhabitants of the Cape Perpetua area from one of Cape Perpetua’s exceptional volunteers, Dick Mason. Dick has also been an avid CoatchWatch mile adopter and Oregon Shores member for many years.  His...

Jan
20

Guided Naturalist Walk

January 20, 2018, Newport

coot close up
Coot close-up. | Photo by Peter Pearsall

Bird enthusiast Ram Papish will lead a Yaquina Birders & Naturalists field trip pm Saturday, Jan. 20, beginning at 9 a.m. at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport (2030 S.E. Marine Science Dr).  Right now the bay is jam-packed with...

Jan
18

Master Naturalist Presentation

January 18, 2018, Newport

Athena Crichton leads a CoastWatch natural history field trip.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Athena Crichton leads a CoastWatch natural history field trip.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Potentially interested parties are invited to a presentation on the Oregon Master Naturalist Program by its statewide coordinator, Jason O’Brien.  It takes place on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Oregon...

Jan
13

Wildfires of Western Oregon Talk

January 13, 2018, Yachats

Oregon 2017 wildfires in the gorge. | Photo by Tristan Fortsch

The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series is from January-March. Each part of the series is hosted by a special presenter who is well versed on a partiuclar point of interest. This event will focus on the wildfires of Western Oregon. The...

Jan
11

Anti-LNG Rally

January 11, 2018, Salem

 Anti-LNG rally.\Photo by Allen Hallmark.
Anti-LNG rally.\Photo by Allen Hallmark.

Opponents of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and the Pacific Connector pipeline that would serve it have planned a rally at the Oregon State Capitol on Thursday, Jan. 11, beginning at 12:30 p.m.  The goal is to persuade Gov. Kate Brown...