Land Use Events

Jun
20

Invasive Plants Talk

June 20, 2019, Yachats

Dr. Jim Nechols on the Hobbit Trail.

Jim Nechols, a retired professor of entomology from Kansas State University, will present two talks at noon at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three miles south of Yachats).   The first, of more direct interest where land management...

Jun
24

FERC Hearing on Jordan Cove

June 24, 2019, Coos Bay

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has finally gotten around to scheduling public hearings on the Jordan Cove LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal proposed for Coos Bay’s North Spit.  The only coastal hearing will be held Monday, June 24, 1-8...

Jun
24

Community Meeting on North Jetty Park

June 24, 2019, Florence

Mouth of the Siuslaw River; North Jetty Park is north of the river behind the dunes.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

A proposal is being considered for a change in the management of Florence’s North Jetty Park.  The land is owned by the state’s Department of State Lands (DSL) and managed by State...

Jun
25

FERC Hearing on Jordan Cove

June 25, 2019, Myrtle Creek

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has finally gotten around to scheduling public hearings on the Jordan Cove LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal proposed for Coos Bay’s North Spit.  There was only one hearing actually scheduled on the...

Jun
26

FERC Hearing on Jordan Cove

June 26, 2019, Medford

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has finally gotten around to scheduling public hearings on the Jordan Cove LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminal proposed for Coos Bay’s North Spit.  There was only one hearing actually scheduled on the...

Jul
9

Lecture on Forest Ecology

July 9, 2019, Nehalem

Clearcut in the Jetty Creek watershed.\Photo by Trygve Steen.
Clearcut in the Jetty Creek watershed.\Photo by Trygve Steen.

Trygve Steen, a professor of forest ecology, environmental sustainability, and photography at Portland State University, will address the North Coast Citizens for Watershed Protection meeting on Tuesday, July 9.  His talk,...

Past Events

Dec
12

Panel on Forests and Climate Change

December 12, 2018, Newport

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.

A panel discussion on how Oregon can confront climate changge by modernizing our forest management laws to better protect public lands and store more carbon in our forests will take place at the Newport...

Dec
12

Jump Off Joe Comment Deadline

December 12, 2018, Newport

 Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.
Bench on Spring Street near the proposed development site.\Photo by Cindy Cutler.

The opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed vacation of the Jump-Off Joe Road right-of-way has been extended for a week from the public hearing.  The new deadline for public testimony is...

Dec
8

Blossom Gulch Hike

December 8, 2018, Coos Bay

Blossom Gulch. | Photo courtesy of South Coast Striders

Join the South Coast Striders for their Blossom Gulch and Beyond hike on Saturday Dec. 8 meeting at 9:30 a.m. at the Blossom Gulch Elementary School (333 S 10th St., Coos Bay). There will be two hike options, a long one and a short...

Dec
6

Erosion Control with Native Plants Workshop

December 6, 2018, Newport

Join a collaboratively organized workshop with the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservaiton District (LSWCD) alongside the OSU Extension Service that will be addressing erosion control with native plants. This free workshop will take place on Thursday, December 6th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m at the...

Dec
5

Invasive Species Symposium

December 5, 2018, Corvallis

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

The Oregon Interagency Noxious Weed Symposium provides the state’s resource agency personnel a chance to check in with each other on how they are addressing invasive plant problems, and a chance for the public to...

Dec
5

County Road Vacation Hearing

December 5, 2018, Newport

 Site of proposed Spring St. development.\Photo by Elaine Karnes.
Site of proposed Spring St. development.\Photo by Elaine Karnes.

The would-be developer of housing on a landslide-prone bluff along Newport’s Spring St., a proposal that Oregon Shores has strongly opposed, has asked Lincoln County to vacate a portion of Jump Off Joe County Road (County Road...

Dec
1

Cascade Head Ecology Workshop

December 1, 2018, Otis

Phillip Johnson's view when the idea for CoastWatch came to him.\Photo by Dennis White.
The view from Cascade Head, looking south. | Photo by Dennis White.

Join Bruce Byers, Sitka Center for Art and Ecology's current Howard L McKee Ecology Resident, to learn about the Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve - one of an international network of 686 biosphere reserves in the United...

Nov
29

Talk on Oregon’s Coastal Rivers

November 29, 2018, Gold Beach

Tim Palmer
Tim Palmer

Author and photographer Tim Palmer will offer a special slide show presentation on Oregon’s coastal rivers.   His talk takes place on Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Curry Public Library (94341 3rd St.) in Gold Beach.  The talk is free and open to all.

Palmer, a Port Orford resident, has...

Nov
28

Wild and Scenic Rivers Talk

November 28, 2018, Brookings

llinois River.\Photo by Tim Palmer.
llinois River.\Photo by Tim Palmer.

Well-known author and photographer Tim Palmer, a Port Orford resident, will speak on “Wild and Scenic Rivers:  An American Legacy” on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Chetco Public Library (450 Alder St.) in Brookings.  The talk, sponsored by the Kalmiopsis...

Nov
27

Wild and Scenic Rivers Talk

November 27, 2018, Port Orford

 Author Tim Palmer in the field.
Author Tim Palmer in the field.

Well-known author and photographer Tim Palmer, a Port Orford resident, will speak on “Wild and Scenic Rivers:  An American Legacy” on Tuesday, Nov. 27, in the Port Orford Public Library (1421 Oregon St,).  The talk, sponsored by the Kalmiopsis Audubon...