October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015
This is one of three 2015 King Tides. These highest tides of the year give us a look at the future, when sea level rise will more frequently inundate low-lying areas. Oregon Shores is making a special effort to organize photographers to document the reach of the King Tides in the vicinity of...
October 25, 2015, Crescent City
CoastWatch serves as the Oregon partner for the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science project dedicated to involving volunteers in the collection of high-quality data on the status of coastal...
October 24, 2015, Coos Bay
The annual State of the Coast Conference is slated for Coos Bay on Saturday, Oct. 24. The all-day event, which surveys a wide range of coastal issues and seeks to educate an equally wide range of stakeholders, takes place in the Hales Center of Southwestern Oregon Community College from 9...
October 23, 2015, Astoria
Our colleagues with the North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) are planning a gala evening celebrating coastal conservation and release of the landscape-celebrating book The Wild Edge: Freedom to Roam the Pacific Coast (Braided River), a photographic journey from the deep ocean to the summit of...
October 20, 2015 - October 29, 2015
The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) is beginning a formal process to adopt a new “beach action value” (BAV) that would be used beginning in the 2017 monitoring season. The BAV is used to determine when public health advisories should be issued for beaches. Up till now, the threshold...
October 15, 2015, Yachats
The Yachats Academy of Arts and Sciences has invited Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, to speak on Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m. The free public event takes place at the Yachats Commons (1555 Highway 101 in the middle of town).
Fawn’s talk will accompany the film It’s...
October 2, 2015, Cannon Beach
The autumn’s first CoastWatch educational event is coming up Friday, Oct. 2 in Cannon Beach. “Seabirds, Marine Mammals & Marine Debris” takes place 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Cannon Beach City Hall (160 E. Gower St.). The event is free and open to all. We’re delighted to have the Haystack Rock...
September 26, 2015, Newport
Want to learn more about Yaquina Head and coastal stewardship? The Bureau of Land Management will honor the 22nd annual National Public Lands Day by waiving entrance fees at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area on Saturday, Sept. 26. Hour-long service projects will occur throughout the...
September 19, 2015, Newport
Gray whale expert Jim Sumich will speak to the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists at their meeting on Thursday, Sept. 17. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. at the Public Meeting Room of Central Lincoln PUD (2129 North Coast Highway) in north Newport.
September 19, 2015, Newport
The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists are offering a free guided bird walk on Saturday, Sept. 19. Laimons Osis will lead a field trip to one of the most bird-rich areas in Newport. The expedition will start with a walk along the Estuary Trail at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center to look...