Land Use Events

May
8

Conservancy Management Discussion

May 8, 2019, Cannon Beach

Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Aerial view of Cape Falcon.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that all...

May
15

Talk on Forest Streams

May 15, 2019, Nehalem

Sweet Creek Falls.\Photo by Dennis White.
Sweet Creek Falls.\Photo by Dennis White.

Mary Scurlock of the Oregon Stream Protection Coalition, a long-time advocate for Oregon’s waterways, will speak on “Private Forests, Public Waters:  How and Why Oregon is Failing its Forest Streams” on Tuesday, May 14, 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30) at...

May
18

Mayfly Festival

May 18, 2019, Coos Bay

 Last year's Mayfly Festival in progress.\Photo courtesy of Coos Watershed Assn.
Last year's Mayfly Festival in progress.\Photo courtesy of Coos Watershed Assn.

The Coos Watershed Association is celebrating its 25th year of caring for the Coos Bay watershed with its 3rd annual Coos Watershed Mayfly Festival.  The event takes place on Saturday, May 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m....

Past Events

Nov
15

Mushroom Walk

November 15, 2018, Cannon Beach

The Ecola Creek Awareness Project is hosting a Mushroom Walk on November 7 at 11 a.m. along Ecola Creek in Cannon Beach. Dane Osis, a ranger at Fort Stevens State Park, will lead a mushroom foraging orientation walk to find and identify edible and inedible mushrooms in the Ecola Creek...

Nov
13

Know Your Rights Workshop

November 13, 2018, Nehalem

Nehalem Bay, with Wheeler in foreground.\Photo by Dennis White.
Nehalem Bay, with Wheeler in foreground.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join the Rockaway Citizens for Watershed Protection group for their public meeting which will be held on Tuesday, November 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. a the North Coast Recreation District building, kitchen (36155 9th St, Nehalem)....

Nov
11

Talk on Netarts Area History

November 11, 2018, Netarts

Ocean viewed from Cape Lookout. Photo by Alex Derr.
Ocean viewed from Cape Lookout. | Photo by Alex Derr.

Join the Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS for a history program spanning the area between the headlands bookending Netarts Bay on Sunday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. RSVP here for exact meeting location. 

Park Ranger Travis Korbe of the...

Nov
10

Lecture on Climate and Salmon

November 10, 2018, Yachats

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

Rebecca Flitcroft, a fish biologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station, will speak on how climate change may affect salmon on Saturday, Nov. 10, 1 p.m. in the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three...

Nov
8

Conservancy Management Discussion

November 8, 2018, Astoria

Smuggler's Cove at Oswald West State Park.\Photo by Gregory Henton.
Smuggler's Cove at Oswald West State Park.\Photo by Gregory Henton.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an...

Nov
7

Wild and Scenic Rivers Book Presentation

November 7, 2018, Portland

Join Oregon Wild for this special event featuring award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer, as he shows photos and tells stories based on his new book, "Wild and Scenic Rivers: An American Legacy", published in 2017 by Oregon State University Press. The book presents an illuminating...

Nov
7

Invasive Species Conference

November 7, 2018, Portland

European beachgrass (at the Siltcoos River mouth) is a major invasive on the coast.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.
European beachgrass (at the Siltcoos River mouth) is a major invasive on the coast.\Photo by Bonnie Moreland.

A number of interesting speakers will be presenting when Portland holds its Invasives 2.0 conference on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 12:30-4:30 p.m. at the World Forestry Center (4033 S.W....

Nov
3

Marbled Murrelet Lecture

November 3, 2018, Yachats

Marbled Murrelet in flight.\Photo courtesy of the Washington Environmental Council.
Marbled Murrelet in flight.\Photo courtesy of the Washington Environmental Council.

Kim Nelson, an expert on seabirds, will speak on Oregon’s Marbled Murrelet population, and efforts to assure the bird’s survival, on Saturday, Nov. 3, 1 p.m. in the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101,...

Nov
3

Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival

November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018, Brookings

Honey mushrooms near Yachats. | Photo by Jamie Kish
Honey mushrooms near Yachats. | Photo by Jamie Kish

The second annual Wild Rivers Mushroom Festival will be held Nov. 3-4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days at the Chetco Activity Center (550 Chetco Avenue) in Brookings. For more information, go to the festival website. This event is...

Nov
3

Stories From Netarts Past

November 3, 2018, Netarts

Netarts history.
Photo courtesy from Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach, and Sea - WEBS

Join the Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS for a history program on Netarts' past on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (exact meeting location TBA). RSVP here for exact location details.

Don't miss out on this...