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

Nov
2

Talk on Pollinators and Forests

November 2, 2017, Newport

 Landscape ecologist Matt Betts.\Photo courtesy of Matt Betts.
Landscape ecologist Matt Betts.\Photo courtesy of Matt Betts.

MidCoast Watersheds Council invites the public to a talk on how Intensive Forest Management (IFM) affects biodiversity and ecosystem services, with a special focus on pollinators, taking place Thursday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m., at the...

Nov
1

Curry County Hazards Plan Hearing

November 1, 2017, Gold Beach

Harris Beach State Park, in Curry County, at high tide.\Photo by David Grimes.
Harris Beach State Park, in Curry County, at high tide.\Photo by David Grimes.

The Curry County Board of Commissioners will consider updates to the Natural Hazards provisions in the county’s Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance to better implement Statewide Planning Goal 7 (Natural...

Oct
30

Nehalem Bay History Classes

October 30, 2017 - November 2, 2017, Manzanita

A hundred years ago, dairy farmers brought milk to the cheese factory at Mohler. Since 1976, the building has been the Nehalem Bay Winery.
A hundred years ago, dairy farmers brought milk to the cheese factory at Mohler. Since 1976, the building has been the Nehalem Bay Winery. | Photo Courtesy of Mark Beach

The Nehalem Valley Historical Society is offering its “History of the Nehalem Bay Area” series led by Mark Beach at Pine...

Oct
28

South Slough Trails Hike

October 28, 2017, Charleston

South Slough,
South Slough, | Photo by Southcoast Striders

The Southcoast Striders are hosting a hike Oct. 28, beginning at 10 a.m. To join the hike, meet at the  South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Interpretive Center parking lot.  The hike leaders will take the group on a series of trails...

Oct
26

FERC Intervention Deadline

October 26, 2017

 Artist's conception of proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal.
Artist's conception of proposed Jordan Cove LNG terminal.

The official opportunity for citizens to file as an Intervenor in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s decision-making process concerning the proposed LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit closes...

Oct
20

Clean Water Forum

October 20, 2017, Hebo

Coastal stream.\Photo by Heron Marychild.
Coastal stream.\Photo by Heron Marychild.

In many areas of the coast, local water districts have little control over the watershed drainage which supply their cities and towns with drinking water year round.  Progressive Action Tillamook (a citizen’s information network) and other groups are...

Oct
16

Oregon Outdoor Summit

October 16, 2017 - October 17, 2017, Corvalis

Outdoor Summit
Outdoor Summit. | Courtesy of OSU

The Outdoor Summit is a two-day adventure, convened by Oregon State University Outreach & Engagement, Travel Oregon, and Oregon State Parks. The summit will engage community leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and recreation businesses, public agencies, students,...

Oct
15

Pollinator Conservation Talk

October 15, 2017, Yachats

Bee Talk

On Sunday October 15 at 2 p.m. in the Yachats Commons, Laren Leland is giving a talk about native bee conservation and how you can help pollinators in your own yard and on a larger scale. In addition to sharing her experience gardening for pollinators in Portland and in the Yachats River...

Oct
13

FERC Intervenor Workshop

October 13, 2017, Coos Bay

Anti-LNG protesters in Coos Bay.\Photo by Jody McCaffree.
Anti-LNG protesters in Coos Bay.\Photo by Jody McCaffree.

The coalition working against the scheme to place an LNG export terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit (of which Oregon Shores is an active member) is offering a series of workshops on how individuals can intervene with the Federal Energy...

Oct
12

Lecture on Life on the Edge

October 12, 2017, Manzanita

North coast shoreline.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.
North coast shoreline.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.

Katie Voelke, the North Coast Land Conservancy’s executive director, will speak on “The Wild and Rare in Our Own Backyards:  Life in the Coastal Edge,” on Thursday, Oct. 12, in Manzanita’s Pine Grove Community House (225 Laneda Ave.).  Her talk is...