Coastal Conservation Calendar

Oregon coast natural history and conservation events sponsored by various organizations. Oregon Shores Featured Events are highlighted.

Apr
2

Cancelled--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 2, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  No word as yet on rescheduling.

Kristin Ohlson will 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...

Apr
4

Cancelled--Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 4, 2020, Nehalem

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

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  However, see listings for online trainings now being offered as an alternative.

It’s almost Snowy Plover nesting season again.  Portland Audubon is partnering with...

Apr
6

Deadline for Bike Route Comments

April 6, 2020

Bikes on the Oregon shore.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The public has been invited to an “online open house” to comment on evolving plans for the Oregon Coast Bike Route.  The Oregon Department of Transportation is considering plans for improving the route, which primarily follows Hwy 101 the length...

Apr
8

Cancelled--Shorebird Presentation

April 8, 2020, Cannon Beach

Juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Note:  The following event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation.  No word on whether or when it will be rescheduled.

Shorebirds will be the subject when the Friends of Haystack Rock lecture series hosts a talk on by Janet...

Apr
18

Cancelled--Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 18, 2020, Nehalem

Snowy Plover at Fort Stevens State Park.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions, but watch for listings for online training opportunities

It’s almost Snowy Plover nesting season again.  Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and...

May
2

Black Oystercatcher Survey Training

May 2, 2020, Cannon Beach

Black Oystercatchers.\Photo by Scott Carpenter.

This year’s annual survey for Black Oystercatchers will focus just on identifying and monitoring nest sites—the abundance survey will not be done this year.  If you would be interested in learning more about Black Oystercatchers and this...