Land Use Events

Apr
30

Online--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 30, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Until the coronavirus hit, Kristin Ohlson was scheduled to discuss her book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet on Thursday, April 2, as part of the carbon-storage focused, free speaker series, “From Ridgetop to...

May
13

Presentation on Land Management

May 13, 2020, Cannon Beach

Cape Falcon, where the rainforest meets the sea. (No photo credit.)

The Friends of Haystack Rock Lecture Series will feature a presentation on conservation land management on Wednesday, May 13, 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 N. Hemlock St.). The event is free and open to all.

The...

Past Events

Oct
19

Public Hearing on Sand Removal Issue in Cannon Beach

October 19, 2016, Cannon Beach

Breakers Point Condominiums, viewed across Ecola Creek, and the dune in question. Photo by Marc Bates.
Breakers Point Condominiums, viewed across Ecola Creek, and the dune in question. Photo by Marc Bates.

The proposal to move tons of sand to clear away the view for the residents of the Breakers Point Condominiums, which has roiled Cannon Beach for months (and, periodically, for many years)...

Oct
11

Rally for Public Ownership of the Elliott State Forest

October 11, 2016, Salem

Scene from the Elliott State Forest. Photo courtesy of Coast Range Forest Watch.
Scene from the Elliott State Forest. Photo courtesy of Coast Range Forest Watch.

Citizens concerned about preserving the Elliott State Forest near Coos Bay for the public will rally in Salem on Tuesday, Oct. 11, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  The occasion is a meeting of the State Land Board, which...

Oct
6

Forested Wetland Restoration Talk

October 6, 2016, Newport

Photo of Neacoxie Creek forested wetland area by Bob Goldberg.
Neacoxie Creek forested wetland area. Photo by Bob Goldberg.

The public is invited to a Newport talk by Jake Robinson of Yankee Creek Forestry to learn about forested wetland and spruce swamp restoration. 

Estuaries and wetlands along the Oregon coast have been altered during the past 150...

Sep
16

Pesticide Discussion

September 16, 2016, Wheeler

Photo of Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics.
Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics.

The Rockaway Beach Citizens for Watershed Protection (RBCWP) will host Lisa Arkin, executive director of Beyond Toxics, for a talk on how communities are addressing pesticide issues, at the group’s next meeting, Friday, Sept. 16.

The event, free and open to all,...

May
10

Sitka Sedge State Park Public Hearing, Wilsonville

May 10, 2016, Wilsonville

Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.
Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.

This is one of two final public hearings at which the advisory committee for Sitka Sedge State Park will gather input to help plan the new state park, which is being built just south of Sand Lake, north of Pacific City....

May
5

Sitka Sedge State Park Public Hearing, Pacific City

May 5, 2016, Pacific City

Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.
Sand Lake shoreline in new Sitka Sedge State Park. Photo by Jim Hauge.

This is one of two final public hearings at which the advisory committee for Sitka Sedge State Park will gather input to help plan the new state park, which is being built just south of Sand Lake, north of Pacific City....

Mar
24

Coos Bay Waterfront Group Shows Film on Hope for Harbors

March 24, 2016, Coos Bay

Photo of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

CONNECT! The Boardwalks is a community organization in Coos County that seeks to bring new life to Coos Bay’s waterfront through the improvement of the Coos Waterfront Walkway.  Their goal is to connect three separate boardwalks—the Coos Bay, Mill Casino and North...