Land Use Events

Apr
20

Lecture on Coastal Habitat Loss

April 20, 2021

Mudflat meets eelgrass bed.\Photo by Mike Graybill.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is presenting its spring Seminar Series online this year. Most of the lectures take place at 1 p.m. on Fridays.  However, the special spring seminar coming up will be held on Tuesday, April 20,...

Apr
26

FERNS Workshop

April 26, 2021

The Forest Electronic Notification and Reporting System, known more poetically as FERNS, is a tool that enables citizens to monitor forestry activity in their watersheds of interest.  A workshop in utilizing this tool is being offered on Monday,...

May
11

Lecture on Earthquake Seismology

May 11, 2021

Listening and land use would seem to be very different subjects, but earthquakes and tsunamis can certainly rearrange the landscape, and scientists are now refining their ability to listen for impending earthquakes.  This will be Ben Holtzman’s...

Past Events

Apr
15

Seminar on Public Coastal Perceptions

April 15, 2021

 

Surveying the public concerning marine reserves.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) Thursday research seminar series departs from scientific results to consider public opinion on Thursday, April 15, 3:30 p.m., with a presentation on “Public Perceptions of...

Apr
14

Talk on Climate and Conservation

April 14, 2021

Onion Peak in the north coast rainforest reserve.\Photo by Tom Horning.

The “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series will take a look at how climate change may affect the coast with a talk on “Climate Change and Conservation” on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.  The virtual presentation is free...

Apr
11

Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 11, 2021

Snowy plovers at South Beach.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and the Institute for Natural Resources to monitor endangered Western Snowy Plovers at four sites on the North Coast (from Clatsop Spit near Astoria to the Sitka...

Apr
10

Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 10, 2021

Snowy plover exclosure, to protect a nesting area.\Photo courtesy of USFWS.

Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and the Institute for Natural Resources to monitor endangered Western Snowy Plovers at four sites on the North Coast (from Clatsop Spit near...

Apr
8

Talk on Forest Economics

April 8, 2021

Clearcut in the Jetty Creek watershed, source of Rockaway's drinking water.\Photo by Trygve Steen.

On Thursday, April 8, starting at 6 p.m., North Coast Communities for Watershed Protection will be hosting a Zoom talk featuring economist Ernie Niemi.  For more than 40 years, Niemi has...

Apr
3

Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 3, 2021

Western Snowy Plover.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and the Institute for Natural Resources to monitor endangered Western Snowy Plovers at four sites on the North Coast (from Clatsop Spit near Astoria to the Sitka Sedge...

Apr
2

Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 2, 2021

Snowy plovers at South Beach.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and the Institute for Natural Resources to monitor endangered Western Snowy Plovers at four sites on the North Coast (from Clatsop Spit near Astoria to the Sitka...

Apr
1

Environmental DNA Presentation

April 1, 2021

Dr. Kellie Carim in the field.

The MidCoast Watershed Council, now holding its community meetings online, offers a virtual presentation on environmental DNA sampling.  Dr. Kellie Carim will present “What’s in the Stream? Finding Species Through eDNA Sampling” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April...

Mar
30

Panel on Climate-Resilient Future

March 30, 2021

Climate protest.\Photo courtesy of Compact.

The Climate Impacts Group, based at the University of Washington, is celebrating its 25th year with a series of talks.  The CIG, a pioneering effort to study the effects of climate at the local level when it began, studies likely impacts of climate...

Mar
26

Knotweed Webinar

March 26, 2021

Knotweed on a stream bank.\Photo courtesy of King County, Wash.

Knotweed is an invasive species that can do great damage to riparian systems.  The Pacific Northwest Invasive Plant Council is the local sponsor of a presentation by the Society for Ecological Restoration on knotweed and how to...