Land Use Events

Aug
18

Global Warming Commission Meets

August 18, 2022


Eroding bluffs, such as this one at Falcon Cove, are a symptom of gloal warming.
Eroding bluffs, such as this one at Falcon Cove, are a symptom of global warming.\Photo courtesy of DOGAMI.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet virtually on Thursday, Aug. 18, 1-4 p.m.

The Commission will hear an update on the Roadmap to 2035, the state’s long-range agenda for...

Aug
23

Hearing on Tillamook Riprap Case

August 23, 2022

 

Shoreline armoring at Pine Beach in process.
Shoreline armoring at Pine Beach in process.\Photo by Randy Stevenson.

At long last, the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) will hold oral arguments on our appeal of Tillamook County’s decision to approve a massive riprap revetment at Pine Beach.  The hearing takes place on Tuesday, Aug. 23,...

Aug
23

Ocean-Facing Roads Comment Opportunity

August 23, 2022, Newport

 

Erosion threatens Ocean Road in Yachats.
Erosion threatens Ocean Road in Yachats.\Photo by Susan Mackinnon.

Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is considering a change to the state’s land use rules to allow shoreline armoring to protect roads adjacent to the ocean shore, including Highway 101.  The hearing...

Aug
28

Lola Lake and Beach Hike

August 28, 2022, Pistol River

 

Beach north of Crook Point.
Beach north of Crook Poin.\Photo by Paul Sherman.
Join the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society for a south coast hike to explore dune ecology and succession, search for rare plants, and do some birdwatching.  The hike, on the Lola Lake Loop and Beach Trail, just south of Pistol River in Curry...
Sep
21

Hearing on Tribal Water Management

September 21, 2022


Siuslaw River wetlands.
Siuslaw River wetlands.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) invites the public to review and comment on the Tribe’s draft Water Quality Standards (WQS). The online hearing takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m.

WQS are...

Sep
22

Ocean-Facing Roads Rulemaking Session

September 22, 2022, John Day

 

Erosion along highway at Beverly Beach.
Erosion along highway at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

Oregon’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) is considering a change to the state’s land use rules to allow shoreline armoring to protect roads adjacent to the ocean shore, including Highway 101.  The hearing on...

Past Events

Aug
19

Movie Night - Leave It To Beavers

August 19, 2017, Nehalem

Leave It To Beavers PBS Documentary.
Leave It To Beavers, PBS Documentary. | Photo from PBS

Join Lower Nehalem Watershed Council and Lower Nehalem Community Trust for Movie Night in the barn at Alder Creek Farm  (35955 Underhill Lane in Nehalem). Settle in for a fun and educational evening. (No dogs allowed.)

“Leave it to...

Aug
19

Birdwalk at Crissey Field

August 19, 2017, Brookings

Crissey Field State Park
Bird tracks on beach at Crissey Field State Park. | Photo by Schuyler Erle

Join the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society (KAS), and their birding representative Gary Maschmeyer, on a bird-watching outing to Crissey Field, site of the State Parks welcome center just north of the California border, and...

Aug
17

Webinar on Coastal Invasives

August 17, 2017

 

Restoration of Bandon Marsh.\ Photo by Dave Ledig.
Restoration of Bandon Marsh.\ Photo by Dave Ledig.
The Association of State Wetland Managers (ASWM) invites the public to participate I a new mini-webinar series focused on best management practices for invasive species in coastal wetlands. ASWM will be hosting a total of six webinars on...
Aug
4

Beaver Tales Art Exhibit Opening Reception

August 4, 2017, Nehalem

Busy Beaver by Rene Eisenbart.
Busy Beaver by Rene Eisenbart.

To celebrate beavers and their contribution to the ecology of the North Coast, The Wetlands Conservancy (TWC) and Lower Nehalem Watershed Council (LNWC) have partnered with local businesses to host the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale in Nehalem. Kicking off...

Jul
29

Kilchis Point Trail Walk

July 29, 2017, Bay City

Kilchis Point Reserve.
Kilchis Point Reserve. | Photo from Tillamook County Pioneer Museum
Join the Tillamook Estuaries Partnerhship on a hike of the trails at Kilchis Point Reserve as Tillamook County Pioneer Museum’s Experience Developer Carla Albright explains the flora, fauna, and history of the Reserve. This...
Jul
26

Coast Economic Summit

July 26, 2017, Portland

Fishing and tourism remain economic staples on the coast. Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Fishing and tourism remain economic staples on the coast. Photo by Sonja Peterson.

For the first time, the annual Oregon Coast Economic Summit will be held in Portland this year, as part of the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region 2017 summit.  Organized by the Coastal Caucus of the Oregon...

Jul
23

Geology of Netarts Bay Walk

July 23, 2017, Netarts

Netarts Bay.
Netarts Bay. | Photo by Dolan. H

Join the Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea (WEBS) on an amazing and free Geologic tour around Netarts Bay. You will see landslide areas, fossil deposits on Cape Meares, Happy Camp, bay overlooks and tsunami layers from the “Big One” in...

Jul
19

Forestry Talk

July 19, 2017, Tillamook

Slash burning in forest near Cape Lookout. Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.
Slash burning in forest near Cape Lookout. Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

Rockaway Beach Citizens for Watershed Protection (RBCWP) will host Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association (CRA) on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at Tillamook County Library’s Central Library (1716 3rd St. in Tillamook)....