Land Use Events


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...


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...

Past Events


Seminar on Tidal Wetlands--Cancelled

November 18, 2021

Laura Brophy in her natural habitat.

The following event has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues online.  This week’s event, on Thursday, Nov 18, at 3:30 p.m., features renowned wetland ecologist Laura...


Talk on Big Creek History

November 13, 2021

Mouth of Big Creek.\Photo by Bob Bailey.

On Saturday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m., the Cape Perpetua Collaborative presents a talk by Andrea Scharf, author of “Saving Big Creek.”  She will discuss the campaign to stop development of a destination resort on property near the mouth of the creek, south...


Butterfly Webinar

November 9, 2021

Silverspot Butterfly.\Photo courtesy of USFWS.

Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) presents “Research and Restoration Intertwine to Save an Imperiled Butterfly,” a panel discussion by several U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologists about efforts to rescue the endangered Silverspot...


Salmon Restoration Symposium

October 27, 2021, Ocean Shores

Sockeye salmon spawning.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The 2021 Coast Region Symposium will be held in Ocean Shores, Washington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27.  The theme is “Restoration to Resilience:  Salmon Habitat in a Changing Climate.”  The event is free and open to all, but...


Eelgrass Seminar

October 21, 2021

Submerged eelgrass on a bay bottom.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues online.  The next event, on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 3:30 p.m., focuses on a familiar occupant of our estuaries—eelgrass.

James Kaldy, of the Pacific Coastal Ecology...


Dellenback Dunes Hike

October 16, 2021, Lakeside

Hikers on the Dellenback Dunes Trail.\Photo courtesy of Southcoast Striders.

The Southcoast Striders invite interested hikers to join them on a hike on the Dellenback Dunes Trail, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16.  While the hike is limited to about 15 people, if there is enough...