Land Events


Seminar on Habitat Loss and How to Help

February 18, 2023, Bandon

A Lorquins Admiral butterfly at Stillwater Natives Nursery. /Photo by Tatiana Havill.

On Saturday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m., Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is hosting a hybrid seminar. SEA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting education and awareness of shoreline habitats...


Presentation on the State of Eelgrass

February 22, 2023, Tillamook

Flyer for eel gras event. /Courtesy of ODFW and TEP.

On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m., Tony D‘Andrea from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's (ODFW) Shellfish Team will be in Tillamook to discuss Eelgrass in Tillamook County watersheds. This presentation will take place at the Oregon...


Wetland Walk

February 24, 2023, Nehalem

McCoy Marsh. /Photo courtesy of LNCT

On Feb. 24, the Lower Nehalem Community Trust (LNCT) hosts a "Winter on the Wetland" walk. 

Executive Director Ben Pittenger will lead this walk. It will explore LNCT’s Botts and McCoy Marshes, participants can also view wintering wildlife and learn about...

Past Events


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....


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...


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...


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...


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...


Meeting on Roads and Erosion

March 17, 2022

Erosion threatens Highway 101 at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

The state’s Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and its Coastal Management Program have convened an advisory committee to consider a very specific problem—protecting roads along the ocean, from Hwy 101...


Science on Tap: Coastal Hazards

March 16, 2022

High tide erodes bluffs at Lincoln Beach.\Photo by Fran Recht.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center continues its “Science on Tap” lecture series.  In the covid era, the talks are online.  The downside is that instead of imbibing with fellow science enthusiasts, you have to pour your own in...