Land Use Events


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...


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...


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


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...


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...