Land Use Events

May
26

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...

Jun
2

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

Aug
21

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 21, 2021, Otis

Salmon River and Westwind spit.\Photo by Jack Doyle.

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...

Aug
14

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 14, 2021, Lincoln City

A Lincoln City Audubon hike pauses on The Knoll.\Photo by Steve Griffiths.

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...

Aug
7

Strategy Meeting on Climate and Forests

August 7, 2021, Newport

Clearcuts in the Coast Range.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Coast Range Association (CRA) invites concerned citizens to a “Climate and Oregon’s Industrial Forests strategy meeting” on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Newport Recreation Center (225 S.E. Avery), Room 117.  The subject will be the CRA’s...

Aug
5

Talk on Prescribed Fire

August 5, 2021

Cascade Head.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council at its August meeting—online and open to all—is sponsoring  talk on “Prescribed Fire on the Oregon Coast:  the Case of Cascade Head.”  The event takes place on Thursday, Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Speaking will be Aaron Groth, regional...

Jul
15

Webinar on Forest Structure

July 15, 2021

Old growth trees along Oregon Coast Trail help to create forest structure.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Lower Nehalem Community Trust offers a webinar on the importance of forest habitats.  “The Impact of Forest Structure on Water Quality and Native Fish” takes place on Thursday, July 15, at 6...

Jul
10

New River Hike

July 10, 2021, Langlois

Aerial view of the New River.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Southcoast Striders hiking group offer an expedition to an important habitat area, the New River, which runs south to north behind the foredune.  The hike takes place on Saturday, July 10, beginning at 10...

Jul
8

Webinar on Wildlife and Noise

July 8, 2021

Hairy Woodpecker at Beaver Creek.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s research seminar series continues online.  Next up is a talk on how the noise human beings have foisted on the environment may be affected wildlife.  “How wildlife respond to natural noise:  a...

Jun
30

Lincoln County Hearing on Shoreline Armoring

June 30, 2021

The eroding shoreline at Lincoln Beach.\Photo by Linda Fink.

Note:  The hearing described here, which was to take place May 24, has been delayed.  At present the county has stated only that it will take place in "late June," so we aren't actually sure of the date.  The new date will be...