Land Events

Sep
17

Lights Out for Migratory Birds

September 17, 2022 - October 11, 2022

Geese overhead flying south
Geese overhead flying south

As millions of birds fly over Oregon, the Portland Audubon Society reminds Oregonians to reduce light pollution during peak bird migration. Lights Out runs from Saturday, Sept. 17 to Wednesday, Oct. 11. Light pollution drowns out the stars that migrating birds use...

Oct
6

Talk on Evaluating Tidal Wetlands

October 6, 2022, Newport

Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU
Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Graham Shaw from Oregon State University’s Marine Resource Management Program to discuss socio-economic evaluations of tidal...

Oct
6

Portland: Rally to Protect Forests

October 6, 2022, Portland

Jetty Creek after logging. /Photo by Shawn Records
Jetty Creek after logging. /Photo by Shawn Records

On Thursday, Oct. 6, The North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection (NCCWP), Sunrise Movement PDX, and other Pacific Northwest Forest Climate Alliance members will rally to protest harmful industrial forestry practices. Participants...

Oct
17

Webinar on Public Trust in Watersheds

October 17, 2022

 

Clearcut forest.\Photo by Shawn Records.
Clearcut forest.\Photo by Shawn Records.

Oregon Shores joins North Coast Citizens for Watershed Protection in hosting a webinar by Mary Wood, a professor at the University of Oregon School of Law and author of Nature’s Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age.  She will speak on...

Oct
22

Floras Lake Celebration Hike

October 22, 2022, Langlois

 

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society (KAS) is holding a special hike and belated celebration of the group’s success in advocating for the addition of 90 acres of lakefront land previously owned by Curry County to Floras Lake State Natural Area back in 2019. The plan to celebrate in spring, 2020, was...

Past Events

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...

Jul
20

Webinar on Infrastructure Investment

July 20, 2022


A piece of Oregon's electric grid.
A piece of Oregon's electric grid.\Photo courtesy of Energy Info Oregon.

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law, which will provide funding for energy efficiency, weatherization, grid resilience, and more over the...

Jul
13

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...

Jul
12

Webinar on Infrastructure Investment

July 12, 2022

 

Hydrogen Clean Energy Hub.
Hydrogen Clean Energy Hub.\Photo courtesy of GovTech.

On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) into law, which will provide funding for energy efficiency, weatherization, grid resilience, and more over the next five years....

Jul
1

Guided Netarts Spit Walk--Now Full

July 1, 2022, Netarts


Netarts Spit.
Netarts Spit from Anderson's viewpoint.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.

An opportunity to explore the Netarts Spit and learn about its natural history is offered by the Friends of Netarts Spit WEBS and Portland Audubon, along with Oregon State Parks.  The beachwalk begins at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 1,...