Land Use Events

Jul
13

Webinar on Habitat Connectivity

July 13, 2022

Photo of the Long Beach Peninsula, Washington coastline.\Photo by Visit Long Beach Peninsula
Long Beach Peninsula, Washington./Photo by Visit Long Beach Peninsula

We don’t usually list Washington-oriented events here, but habitat connectivity is as important in Oregon as it is in Washington, and the issues are highly similar.  Oregonians (and our many members who are Washington...

Jul
27

Webinar on Pesticide Spraying

July 27, 2022

 

Spraying an Oregon forest.
Spraying an Oregon forest.\Photo courtesy of OFRI.

The North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection (NCCWP) are offering a webinar, “It’s Spray Season,” for those concerned about water quality.  The online event, free and open to all, takes place on Wednesday, July 27, at 6...

Aug
11

Cape Falcon Marine Reserve Walk

August 11, 2022, Arch Cape

Cape Falcon, viewing the marine reserve.
Cape Falcon, viewing the marine reserve.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) offers a “walk and talk” on the Elk Flats Trail to Devil’s Cauldron, within Oswald West State Park.  The event, from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 11, is free and open to all, but...

Past Events

Jun
14

Conversation about Clatsop Planning

June 14, 2022

 

 

Clatsop County coast, viewed from Ecola State Park.
Clatsop County coast, viewed from Ecola State Park.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

Oregon’s Kitchen Table is a program of the National Policy Consensus Center, which is housed in the Mark O. Hatfield Schools of Government at Portland State University.  This non-profit program seeks to foster...

Jun
4

Interpretive Volunteer Training

June 4, 2022, Otter Rock

School group at Otter Rock Marine Reserve.
School group at Otter Rock Marine Reserve.\Photo by Dennis White.

Friends of Otter Rock is a non-profit organization on the central Oregon coast composed of local conservation-minded citizens. Its mission is the protection and preservation of rocky shore intertidal life, nesting and...

Jun
2

Talk on Climate and Salmon

June 2, 2022

Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.
Rebecca Flitcroft in the field.

Native aquatic species are adapted to survive the wide range of conditions present in their natural habitats. From small headwaters streams to salty tidal channels, few species have such diverse behaviors as salmonids. The complexity of their genetic lineage...

Jun
2

Conversation about Clatsop Planning

June 2, 2022, Jewell

Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach.
Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach.\Photo by Sonja Peterson

Oregon’s Kitchen Table is a program of the National Policy Consensus Center, which is housed in the Mark O. Hatfield Schools of Government at Portland State University.  This non-profit program seeks to foster discussion among Oregonians...

Jun
2

Seminar on Monitoring Birds

June 2, 2022, Newport

Snowy plovers at South Beach.
Snowy plovers at South Beach.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series now operates on the hybrid model.  The next talk, on monitoring migratory birds, takes place in person at the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building auditorium on the HMSC campus...

May
26

Webinar on Eelgrass

May 26, 2022

Eelgrass fringing a mudflat in Coos Bay.\Photo by Mike Graybill.

Oregon Shores is collaborating with conservation allies to offer a monthly webinar series about the Coos Bay estuary. Coos Bay could be the focus of major development proposals soon—both a major container port and facilities...

May
21

Valedictory Geology Lecture

May 21, 2022, Coos Bay

 

Ron Metzger conducting a field trip.
Ron Metzger conducting a field trip.

Ron Metzger has not only taught geology to a couple of generations of students at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, he has also educated the community through a long-running Geology Lecture Series he organizes.  The series has featured a...

May
20

LCDC Meeting--Second Day

May 20, 2022, Salem

 

Botts Marsh, site of a victory in preserving coastal habitat.
Botts Marsh, site of a victory in preserving coastal habitat.\Photo by Lynn Levering Thomas.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is meeting on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20.  These are hybrid meetings, taking place physically in the Basement Hearing Room of the...

May
19

LCDC Meeting

May 19, 2022, Salem

 

Development on Bayshore spit near the Alsea's mouth.
Development on Bayshore spit near the Alsea's mouth.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is meeting on Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20.  These are hybrid meetings, taking place physically in the Basement Hearing Room of the Department of...