Featured Events

Events sponsored or engaged in by Oregon Shores. The Full Coastal Calendar includes these along with relevant events sponsored by other organizations.

Apr
29

Panel Discussion on Forestry Practices

April 29, 2021

Clearcut at Jetty Creek, the watershed supplying Rockaway Beach's drinking water.\Photo by Trygve Steen.

As one of our special presentations in honor of our 50th anniversary year, Oregon Shores hosts a panel discussion the “Impact of Forestry Practices on Coastal Communities and...

May
4

Marine Debris Survey Introduction

May 4, 2021

CoastWatchers regularly clean their beaches of marine debris, and for many years CoastWatch has organized a special citizen science marine debris survey, using a protocol from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

NOAA’s method is changing, however, so our marine debris...

May
8

Beached Bird Survey Training

May 8, 2021

COASST survey in progress.

COASST (the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team), which organizes the beached bird survey in which CoastWatch is an Oregon partner, is holding an online training session aimed at prospective volunteers on the north coast on Saturday, May 8, from 9:30...

May
8

Training for Beachgrass Survey

May 8, 2021, Pacific City

Hybrid beachgrass in flower.\Photo by Rebecca Mostow.

CoastWatch cooperates with Oregon State University scientists conducting a survey for a new, hybrid beachgrass spreading on the northern Oregon coast.  We have held volunteer trainings for this citizen science project online during the...

May
9

Beached Bird Survey Training

May 9, 2021

COASST volunteers at work.

COASST (the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team), which organizes the beached bird survey in which CoastWatch is an Oregon partner, is holding an online training session aimed at prospective volunteers on the south coast on Sunday, May 9, from 9:30...

May
12

Marine Debris Survey Training

May 12, 2021, Hammond

Fort Stevens marine debris survey in progress.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by Oregon Shores...

May
29

Training for Beachgrass Survey

May 29, 2021, Hammond

Hybrid beachgrass in flower.\Photo by Rebecca Mostow.

CoastWatch cooperates with Oregon State University scientists conducting a survey for a new, hybrid beachgrass spreading on the northern Oregon coast.  We have held volunteer trainings for this citizen science project online during the...

Jun
1

CoastWatch Guests with SEA

June 1, 2021

Bandon shoreline.\Photo by Steve Garrett.

Jesse Jones, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, will be a featured speaker during a special event hosted by Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA), on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 6 p.m.

Jesse will discuss how CoastWatch volunteers can...

Jun
16

Marine Debris Survey Training

June 16, 2021, Hammond,

Marine debris survey at the Fort Stevens site.\Photo by Angela Whitlock.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by Oregon...

Jul
14

Marine Debris Survey Training

July 14, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by Oregon Shores...

Aug
18

Marine Debris Survey Training

August 18, 2021, Hammond

 

Marine debris assemblage from an earlier Fort Stevens survey.\Photo by Ed Joyce.
One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by...
Sep
15

Marine Debris Survey Training

September 15, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by Oregon Shores board member...