CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Nov
18

Birding Trip: Raptors & Waterbirds

November 18, 2017, Newport

Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish
Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish

The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists invite you to join their field trip that begins at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Lead by Chuck Philo, you will explore Yaquina Bay and the woodlands of South Beach which provide a wintering area for birds of prey...

Nov
30

Beach Bill History Talk

November 30, 2017, Portland

 Gov. Tom McCall confronts would-be beach privatizers at the Surfsand in Cannon Beach.
Gov. Tom McCall confronts would-be beach privatizers at the Surfsand in Cannon Beach.

We’re winding up our year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Beach Bill with a last hurrah.  Most of our events honoring the bill have, for obvious reasons, taken place on the beach,...

Dec
2

Sea Star Wasting Disease Talk

December 2, 2017, Yachats

 

Sea stars off the coast of Oregon.
Sea stars off the coast of Oregon. | Photo by Sonja Peterson

Fall on the central Oregon coast brings with it free educational presentations and events at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. In addition to the hiking, tidepooling, and exploring always available, visitors can enjoy a variety of...

Dec
5

King Tide Rendezvous

December 5, 2017, Newport

Meg Reed surveying riprap in the field.
Meg Reed surveying riprap in the field.

The year’s second set of highest high tides, and thus the second round of our King Tide Project, is coming up Dec. 3-5.  Volunteer photographers can participate anywhere, but if you will be on the central coast and would like some companionship, moral...

Past Events

Nov
11

Rogue River Birding Walk

November 11, 2017, Gold Beach

Fox Sparrow\Photo by GreatBlue1 Flickr
Fox Sparrow\Photo by GreatBlue1 Flickr

The Kalmiopsis Audubon Society's Let's Go Birding series offers a trip to look for birds that migrate here for the winter, including Fox Sparrows, Hermit Thrushes, Spotted Towhees, and the Ruby-crowned Kinglets. The trip will be led by expert birder...

Nov
8

Marine Mammal Lecture

November 8, 2017, Cannon Beach

 

Sea lions.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Sea lions.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Debbie Duffield, coordinator of the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Network (in partnership with the Seaside Aquarium), will be the first presenter in the annual “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series, sponsored by the Friends of...