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 Climate Change Research

October 7, 2021

Slash burning visible from Cape Lookout State Park.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series is resuming for the fall.  These events, free and open to all, take place online at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

First up this fall, on Thursday, Oct. 7,...


Tahkenitch Dunes Hike

September 26, 2021, Gardiner

Tahkenitch Lake and Dunes from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Tahkenitch Lake and Dunes from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group offers a group tour of the Tahkenitch Dunes Trail and Threemile Lake on Sunday, Sept. 26, 9:30 a.m. 

Both a long and a short hike are offered.  Registration is essential.  To register, go...


Invasive Species Seminar

September 15, 2021

Gorse is an all-too-familiar invasive species on the coast.\Photo by Lloyd Maxfield.

The Northwest Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Network, a partnership among regional agencies and organizations to address the nexus of climate change and invasive species, is holding a virtual...


Webinar on Drinking Water

September 10, 2021

Sweet Creek Falls.\Photo by Dennis White.

350 Oregon Central Coast, MidCoast Watersheds Council, and Citizens for a Better Lincoln County are sponsoring a Zoom presentation by John Wros of The Conservation Fund to describe how central Oregon coast communities can take steps to protect and...


Humbug Mountain Hike

September 4, 2021, Port Orford

View of Humbug Mountain.\Photo courtesy of Southcoast Striders.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group is offering two simultaneous hikes at Humbug Mountain, one of the south coast’s most prominent features.  The hikes begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Humbug Mountain trailhead, about six miles south...


Talk on Financing Restoration

September 2, 2021

Stream restoration project in action.\Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council.

For its summer meeting, the MidCoast Watersheds Assn. hosts a talk on “Financing Watershed Protection.”  The event, free and open to all, takes place on Thursday, Sept. 2, at 6:30 p.m.

Speaker will be Ben...


Forum on Protecting Watersheds

August 31, 2021

Clearcutting aftermath in Alsea drainage.\Photo by Rena Olson, with support from Lighthawk.

The Forest Waters Coalition is offering a “Forest Waters Watch” forum on Tuesday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5 p.m.

This forum will be an opportunity for networking, storytelling, and resource sharing...


Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 28, 2021, Lincoln City

Lincoln City Audubon hike atop The Knoll.\Photo by


The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine Reserve.  All hikes are...


Webinar on Conservation Map Tool

August 25, 2021

Casades to Coast Landscape Collaborative logo.

The Cascades to Coast Landscape Collaborative is offering a webinar to introduce the new Coastal Northwest Landscape Conservation Mapper, an online spatial tool that explores conservation, cultural, and economic priorities at landscape scales...