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

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...

Jun
9

Elk River Symposium

June 9, 2017, Port Orford

Image of Elk River Symposium event at OSU Port Orford Field Station.

Don't miss this FREE event, "Elk River Symposium: Local Knowledge and Emerging Science." You'll hear from local stewards and stakeholders about conservation efforts in the community. Researchers will present emerging science and current research, and they'll discuss its importance to the future...

Jun
3

National Trails Day: Cape Perpetua

June 3, 2017, Yachats

National Trails Day 2017 hike poster.
Credit: Yachats Trails

Join the Yachat Trails as they lead three separate guided hikes, suitable for all abilities and ages, at Cape Perpetua. Participants should meet at the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center at 9 a.m. For more information contact Joanne KittelThere is no need to sign up for...