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
4

Steelhead Lecture

January 4, 2018, Newport

Eric Brown
Eric Brown

Winter steelhead runs are picking up throughout the Oregon central coast region.  How do we know this? Who keeps track of these fish populations and how?  The MidCoast Watersheds Council invites the public to attend a presentation on the subject by Eric Brown, Jan. 4, 6:30 p.m.,...

Jan
1

First Day Hikes

January 1, 2018

Cape Arago Overlook. | Photo by Debbie Tegtmeier

Oregon State Parks invites you to get out and explore the Oregon Coast on the first day of the year. You can find out about other First Day Hikes in Oregon by going to the Oregon State Parks Event Calendar and putting in the category "First...

Dec
19

Talk on Siletz Basin Projects

December 19, 2017, Siletz

A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.
A king tide washes the bank of the Siletz River.\Photo by Meg Reed.

At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19, the Siletz Watershed Council will host a talk on two projects taking place within the Siletz River’s watershed.  The event, free and open to everyone, begins at 6:30 p.m. in the...

Dec
19

Meeting on Forest Carbon

December 19, 2017, Salem

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.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission’s Forest Carbon Task Force will meet Tuesday, Dec. 19. The public meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in Conference Room Meitner at the Oregon Department of Energy...

Dec
11

Deadline for OISC Nominations

December 11, 2017

Gorse, a major invasive species on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.
Gorse, a major invasive species on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.

The Oregon Invasive Species Council is seeking nominations for five at-large member seats that become vacant at the end of December. Nominees are sought who have expertise in one or more of the following areas:...

Dec
8

Environmental Justice and LNG

December 8, 2017, Salem

Proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal, artist's conception.
Proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal, artist's conception.

The Governor’s Environmental Justice Task Force, meeting this Friday (Dec. 8) in Salem, has added a discussion of the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal to its agenda.  This is late notice, but it provides an opportunity for opponents of...

Nov
19

Sawmill and Tribal Trail Hike

November 19, 2017, Coos Bay

Sawmill & Tribal Trail. | Courtesy from Oregon's Adventure Coast

The South Coast Striders are hosting a hike on Nov 19 along the Sawmill & Tribal Trail, which honors paths developed by Coos tribal ancestors that connected their bayside villages and hunting grounds.  Later settlers also used...

Nov
18

Salmon Celebration Potluck

November 18, 2017, Cannon Beach

Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Salmon spawning.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

The Ecola Creek Awareness Project invites the community to join in a “Return of the Salmon Celebration” on Saturday, Nov. 18, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Community Hall (207 N. Spruce St.).  The event is free, but it’s a potluck, so bring...

Nov
18

Birding Trip: Raptors & Waterbirds

November 18, 2017, Newport

Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish
Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish

The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists invite you to join their field trip that begins at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Lead by Chuck Philo, you will explore Yaquina Bay and the woodlands of South Beach which provide a wintering area for birds of prey...