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

Apr
7

Talk on Tidal Wetlands

April 7, 2022

Laura Brophy in the field.

The MidCoast Watersheds Council offers a look at the past, present, and future of the Yaquina estuary’s wetlands during their next community meeting, on Thursday, April 7, 6:30 p.m. The online event is free and open to all. The speaker is Laura Brophy, who is the...

Apr
4

Colebrook Quarry Comment Deadline

April 4, 2022

 

Hunter Creek, potentially threatened by quarry
Hunter Creek, potentially threatened by quarry.\Photo courtesy of Kalmiopsis Rivers

The deadline for public comments on the proposed Colebrook Quarry in Curry County is April 4, at the close of the business day.

Oregon Shores has joined other conservation groups in raising serious questions...

Mar
31

Public Meeting on Drone Rules

March 31, 2022

Drone over the coast
Drone flies over the coast.\Photo courtesy of SeaGoingGreen.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is requesting public comment on proposed Oregon Administrative Rules guiding take-off and landing of drones in state parks and along the ocean shore. The deadline for comments is 5...

Mar
31

Meeting on Rocky Habitat Plan

March 31, 2022

Photo of rocky intertidal area at Coquille Point by Steve Garrett.
The rocky intertidal area at Coquille Point is slated for protection.\Photo by Steve Garrett.

More than three years ago, at the request of Oregon Shores, the state began considering revisions to its Territorial Sea Plan (TSP), which puts statewide land use planning Goal 19 into action.  As...

Mar
30

Public Meeting on Drone Rules

March 30, 2022

This view of the outer face of Cape Perpetua was taken from a drone.\Photo by Briton Ogden.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is requesting public comment on proposed Oregon Administrative Rules guiding take-off and landing of drones in state parks and along the ocean shore....

Mar
30

ODFW Conservation Open House

March 30, 2022

Red-necked phalarope, a coastal species under ODFW's protection.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) has been holding a series of “conservation open houses,” introducing various aspects of the department’s work and giving the public a chance to provide...

Mar
29

Talk on Offshore Wind Energy

March 29, 2022

Mike Graybill scans the Coos Bay estuary.\Photo by Toni Greaves, Pew Foundation.

Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) hosts an online talk on “Offshore Wind Energy” on Tuesday, March 29, 6 p.m.

The speaker is Mike Graybill, retired manager of the South Slough National Estuarine...

Mar
26

Discussion of Lincoln City’s Future

March 26, 2022, Lincoln City

Shoreline at Lincoln City's Roads End, with Cascade Head in the distance.\Photo courtesy of ODFW

The Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve Collaborative is hosting a public, in-person discussion of Lincoln City’s future on Saturday, March 26, 2-3:30 p.m., at the Lincoln City Cultural Center (540...