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

Apr
13

Parks and Rec Drone Hearing

April 13, 2022, Silverton

 

Drone being used for research
Drone being used for research.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a hearing on regulations for drones in state parks and along the ocean shore at its Wednesday, April 13 meeting.  The meeting begins at 9:45 a.m. and runs through 3:30 p.m. 

The...

Apr
7

Talk on Tidal Wetlands

April 7, 2022

Laura Brophy in the field.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council offers a look at the past, present, and future of the Yaquina estuary’s wetlands during their next community meeting, on Thursday, April 7, 6:30 p.m. The online event is free and open to all. The speaker is Laura Brophy, who is the...

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...