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
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...

Past Events

Aug
12

Ocean-Facing Road Meeting

August 12, 2022

 

Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.
Erosion threatens an ocean-facing road in Yachats.\Photo by Susan Mackinnon.

The state’s Ocean-Fronting Public Road Protection Rulemaking Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, Aug. 12, at 10 a.m.  The meeting takes place online, livestreamed on YouTube.

The advisory committee was formed to...

Aug
11

Beavers and Habitat Restoration Lecture

August 11, 2022, Newport

A beaver swimming in Horseshoe Lake. /Photo courtesy of Beaver Works Oregon
A beaver swimming in Horseshoe Lake. /Photo courtesy of Beaver Works Oregon

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Suzanne Fouty; Ph.D., Hydrologist/Soils Specialist, retired USDA Forest Service, and Paul Engelmeyer;...

Aug
11

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...

Aug
7

Huehca Omeyocan Ocean Celebration

August 7, 2022, Tillamook

A Huehca Omeyocan celebration on the beach. /photo courtesy of Huehca Omeyocan
A Huehca Omeyocan celebration on the beach. /photo courtesy of Huehca Omeyocan

Join Huehca Omeyocan, Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS, Oregon State Parks, OSU Extension, the Juntos Afuera Program, and Portland Audubon for a celebration of art, culture and the environment on Sunday, August 7 at 10...

Aug
5

Applicant Deadline for Natural Lands Committee

August 5, 2022

Whiskey Creek as it approaches Netarts Bay--coastal marshes are carbon sinks.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen
Whiskey Creek as it approaches Netarts Bay--coastal marshes are carbon sinks.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen

The Oregon Global Warming Commission is seeking applicants to serve on a new Natural and Working Lands Advisory Committee to provide input on the implementation of the Commission’s ...

Aug
4

MidCoast Watersheds Webinar

August 4, 2022

Poole Slough in the Yaquina River estuary. /Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council
Poole Slough in the Yaquina River estuary. /Photo courtesy of MidCoast Watersheds Council

Join the MidCoast Watersheds Council (MCWC) on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. to hear updates on their 2022 projects and plans for the future from Council Coordinator Evan Hayduck. They will discuss their...

Jul
27

Marbled Murrelet Survey

July 27, 2022, Yachats


Marbled Murrelet survey in progress.
Marbled Murrelet survey in progress.\Photo by Paul Engelmeyer.

After a pandemic-forced hiatus during which it was held virtually, the annual Marbled Murrelet survey has returned to Cape Perpetua.  The in-person event will be held on Wednesday, July 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Yachats Commons...

Jul
27

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...

Jul
21

Hearing on Communications Sites

July 21, 2022

 

Site of Facebook drilling disaster, where a communications cable crossed the seabed.
Site of the Facebook drilling disaster, where a communications cable crossed the seabed.\Photo by Ron Bourke.

The Department of State Lands (DSL) is accepting public comment on rulemaking that would establish distinct administrative rules for communication site facility leases. The proposed...