Land Use Events

Dec
17

Talk on Water Quality Planning

December 17, 2019, Siletz

Emily-Bell Dinan.

The Siletz Stakeholder Engagement Project, addressing the Siletz River’s watershed from bay to headwaters, is the topic for the Siletz Watershed Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30 p.m. in the Siletz Public Library (225 S.E. Gaither St.).  The event is free and open...

Past 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
2

Stormwater Management Discussion

May 2, 2019, Newport

Rain gardens are one of the tools for managing urban run-off.
Rain gardens are one of the tools for managing urban run-off.

While concern about fish and wildlife habitat most often focuses on upriver and rural areas, and on conditions in the ocean, cities and towns play an important role in the health of aquatic systems as well.  “Integrated...

Apr
20

Cape Arago Hike

April 20, 2019, Charleston

Cape Arago Point.\Photo by Rena Olson.
Cape Arago Point.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The South Coast Striders invite the public to join them on a hike along the Arago Pack Trail between Cape Arago Point and Shore Acres, south of Charleston.

Take a 2.5 mile, one-way trip from Cape Arago Point on the Arago Pack Trail toward Simpson Reef...

Apr
18

Nehalem River Film Screening

April 18, 2019, Portland

The Nehalem's estuary, from the air during a king tide.|Photo by Briana Goodwin.
The Nehalem's estuary, from the air during a king tide. | Photo by Briana Goodwin.

Oregon Shores supports the effort to achieve State Scenic Waterway status for the north coast’s Nehalem River.  The Wild Salmon Center, which has been playing an active role in this campaign, has created a new...

Apr
17

Hearing on Floras Lake

April 17, 2019, Gold Beach

Floras Lake.\Photo courtesy of Floras Lake House.
Floras Lake.\Photo courtesy of Floras Lake House.

The Curry County commissioners are holding a special workshop this Wednesday, April 17, at 2 pm., to consider the long-sought Floras Lake land swap.  The meeting will be held in the County Annex Building (94235 Moore St.).  The proposal is...

Apr
15

Riprap Hearing Request Deadline

April 15, 2019

The threatened house in question.\Photo by Shalom
The threatened house in question.\Photo by Shalom

Members of the public have the opportunity to request a hearing in the case of the notorious Tai Dang house in Rockaway.  Built in a location where it should never have been allowed, the structure is now threatened by erosion.  The developer...

Apr
9

Talk on Forests, Climate, and Wall Street

April 9, 2019, Nehalem

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.
Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

As part of their “Speaking Truth to Power” series of talks, the North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection are hosting Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, for a presentation on “Wall Street Forests, the Climate Crisis,...

Apr
9

Hearing on Coquille Point Hotel

April 9, 2019, Bandon

Coquille Point, with the mouth of the Coquille River in the background, from the air.\Photo by Rena Olson.
Coquille Point, with the mouth of the Coquille River in the background, from the air.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Bandon City Council will take up the issue of the proposed hotel development at iconic Coquille Point at a public hearing on Tuesday, April 9, 5 p.m. in the council chambers at...

Apr
4

Science Talk '19

April 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019, Portland

Have you ever struggled to explain why your science matters to a non-scientist? Have you ever been frustrated at the way science is covered in the media and used in policy? Have you wondered just what they’re teaching about science these days? Then this particular annual conference is right...