Land Events

Dec
8

Eelgrass Conservation Webinar

December 8, 2022

Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.
Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Oregon Shores will host a webinar on “Eelgrass and How to Protect It.” The event is free and open to all.

The presenter is Anu Sawkar, the attorney with the Crag Law Center with whom we collaborate in the...

Dec
10

Talk on Yachats Geology

December 10, 2022

Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.
Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Dave Muerdter to talk about his work as a geologist on Saturday Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Muerdter is a local geologist and...

Dec
15

Webinar on Power, Water, and Indigeneity

December 15, 2022

King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.
King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the US Corps of Army Engineers San Francisco District are hosting an indigenous-led webinar about flood risk management and community...

Past Events

Nov
25

Bastendorff Bog Hike

November 25, 2022, Coos Bay

Cape Arago lighthouse. /Photo by Daniel Holihan via Wikimedia Commons
Cape Arago lighthouse. /Photo by Daniel Holihan via Wikimedia Commons

You can Opt Outside with the South Coast Striders and join them for a Black Friday hike. They will do the Bastendorff Bog trail hike out and back, with some additional hiking in the area. The hike will start in the Sunset...

Nov
19

Lecture on the History of Netarts Bay

November 19, 2022

Netarts Spit. /Photo by Kirt Edblom.

The Friends of Netarts Bay Wetlands, Estuaries, Beaches, and Sea are hosting another year of "Stories of Netarts Past," a remote lecture series. This free event will take place on Zoom on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10 a.m.

Host John Andersen, a local historian, will be sharing tales focusing on the...

Nov
17

Land-Sea Symposium

November 17, 2022, Yachats

North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr
North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr

The Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium will be resuming as an in-person event for its 10th annual celebration this year. The event will take place at the Yachats Commons (441 U.S. 101, Yachats) on...

Nov
10

Talk on Dune Plant Carbon Storage

November 10, 2022, Newport

European beach grass. /Photo by Bonnie Moreland
European beach grass. /Photo by Bonnie Moreland

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting John Stepanek, a PhD  student and member of the Hacker Lab, housed within the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State...

Nov
7

Talk on Coastal Habitat Monitoring

November 7, 2022

Aerial image of Outer Kenai, Alaska. /Photo courtesy of ShoreZone
Aerial image of Outer Kenai, Alaska. /Photo courtesy of ShoreZone

On Monday, Nov. 7, the organization Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) is hosting a free talk on utilizing the mapping system ShoreZone for coastal habitat monitoring at 6:30 p.m. as part of their Virtual Speaker...

Nov
5

Coastline Geology Excursion

November 5, 2022, Netarts

View of the Netarts coastline. /Photo courtesy of Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS
View of the Netarts coastline. /Photo courtesy of Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS

Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS is hosting a presentation and excursion to explore coastal geography of Netarts Bay. This event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and begin at the Netarts...

Nov
3

Talk on Fire in Coastal Forests

November 3, 2022

Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.
Coastal forest habitat.\Photo by Alexis Garrett.

On Thursday, Nov. 3, at 6:30 p.m. the Midcoast Watersheads Council is hosting their community meeting. This meeting will be held remotely and is free and open to all. 

Their guest speaker will be Andrew Merschel, a dendroecologist working for...

Oct
29

Tahkenitch Creek Hike

October 29, 2022

Tahkenitch Creek winds through sand, green trees, and brush. /Photo by Sean Hill.
Tahkenitch Creek winds through sand, green trees, and brush. /Photo by Sean Hill.

On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 10 a.m. Oregon Wild is organizing a hike along Tahkenitch Creek to raise awareness for its protection under the River Democracy Act. This hike will take place 12 miles south of Florence...

Oct
27

Lecture on Roadway Recovery

October 27, 2022, Newport

Highway 101 threatened by erosion at Beverly Beach
Highway 101 threatened by erosion at Beverly Beach.\Photo by Dennis White.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Dr. Daniel Cox, a CH2M Hill Professor in Civil Engineering at Oregon State University to discuss his work on...

Oct
25

Panel on Estuary Conservation

October 25, 2022, Newport

Yaquina Bay mudflat.
Yaquina Bay mudflat.\Photo by Bob Loewen.

The Pacific Maritime Heritage Museum in Newport (333 S.E. Bay Blvd.) will host a panel discussion on estuary management on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2-4 p.m.  Museum admission is waived for those attending the discussion. The event is free and open to...