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...

Past Events

Apr
4

Colebrook Quarry Comment Deadline

April 4, 2022

 

Hunter Creek, potentially threatened by quarry
Hunter Creek, potentially threatened by quarry.\Photo courtesy of Kalmiopsis Rivers

The deadline for public comments on the proposed Colebrook Quarry in Curry County is April 4, at the close of the business day.

Oregon Shores has joined other conservation groups in raising serious questions...

Mar
31

Public Meeting on Drone Rules

March 31, 2022

Drone over the coast
Drone flies over the coast.\Photo courtesy of SeaGoingGreen.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is requesting public comment on proposed Oregon Administrative Rules guiding take-off and landing of drones in state parks and along the ocean shore. The deadline for comments is 5...

Mar
31

Meeting on Rocky Habitat Plan

March 31, 2022

Photo of rocky intertidal area at Coquille Point by Steve Garrett.
The rocky intertidal area at Coquille Point is slated for protection.\Photo by Steve Garrett.

More than three years ago, at the request of Oregon Shores, the state began considering revisions to its Territorial Sea Plan (TSP), which puts statewide land use planning Goal 19 into action.  As...

Mar
30

Public Meeting on Drone Rules

March 30, 2022

This view of the outer face of Cape Perpetua was taken from a drone.\Photo by Briton Ogden.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is requesting public comment on proposed Oregon Administrative Rules guiding take-off and landing of drones in state parks and along the ocean shore....

Mar
30

ODFW Conservation Open House

March 30, 2022

Red-necked phalarope, a coastal species under ODFW's protection.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has been holding a series of “conservation open houses,” introducing various aspects of the department’s work and giving the public a chance to provide...

Mar
29

Talk on Offshore Wind Energy

March 29, 2022

Mike Graybill scans the Coos Bay estuary.\Photo by Toni Greaves, Pew Foundation.

Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) hosts an online talk on “Offshore Wind Energy” on Tuesday, March 29, 6 p.m.

The speaker is Mike Graybill, retired manager of the South Slough National Estuarine...

Mar
26

Discussion of Lincoln City’s Future

March 26, 2022, Lincoln City

Shoreline at Lincoln City's Roads End, with Cascade Head in the distance.\Photo courtesy of ODFW

The Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve Collaborative is hosting a public, in-person discussion of Lincoln City’s future on Saturday, March 26, 2-3:30 p.m., at the Lincoln City Cultural Center (540...

Mar
21

Accessibility Listening Session

March 21, 2022

Photo of beach access point at Otter Rock by Sara Schreiber.
The access point to the beach at Otter Rock is difficult for many people to navigate.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

Oregon State Parks is developing new Accessibility Design Standards and hosting four workshops through June, starting with a Listening Session on Monday, March 21, beginning at 6...