CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Jun
1

Seabird Survey Training

June 1, 2018, Yachats

Sea Lion Caves, a site where seabird surveying will take place.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Sea Lion Caves, a site where seabird surveying will take place.\Photo by Alex Derr.

If you like to watch birds and care about their welfare, here’s a chance to study seabirds and contribute to science.  Volunteers are needed to monitor seabird nesting colonies near the Cape Perpetua Marine...

Jun
3

Seabird Survey Training

June 3, 2018, Cannon Beach

Tufted Puffins nesting on Haystack Rock.\Photo by Michael Coe.
Tufted Puffins nesting on Haystack Rock.\Photo by Michael Coe.

If you like to watch birds and care about their welfare, here’s a chance to study seabirds and contribute to science.  Volunteers are needed to monitor seabird nesting colonies near the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve and Haystack...

Sep
8

Brown Pelican Survey

September 8, 2018

 Brown Pelicans at Depoe Bay.\Photo by Dennis White.
Brown Pelicans at Depoe Bay.\Photo by Dennis White.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is teaming with various partners along the West Coast—here in Oregon, it’s Portland Audubon—to conduct the semi-annual Brown Pelican Survey.  The second of this year’s surveys takes place Sept. 8.

In...

Past Events

May
19

Tidepools Walk

May 19, 2018, Charleston

Sea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.
Sea star and anemones. | Photo by Victoria Tierney.

The South Coast Striders host a tidepool walk on Saturday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m at Cape Arago State Park south of Charleston. They are taking advantage of a -1.4 foot tide, so you will be able to explore more of the tidepools found there and...

May
19

Discover Oceanside Tidepools

May 19, 2018, Tillamook

Sea stars at Cannon Beach. | Photo by Peterson Photography

What amazing creatures are lurking at the water’s edge? Visit Oceanside for this event, and you will see.

Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS staff and volunteers will be onsite in the tide pools helping visitors understand what is living...

May
19

Brown Pelican Survey

May 19, 2018

Brown Pelicans.\Photo by Roy Lowe.
Brown Pelicans.\Photo by Roy Lowe.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is teaming with various partners along the West Coast—here in Oregon, it’s Portland Audubon—to conduct the semi-annual Brown Pelican Survey.  The first of this year’s surveys takes place May 19 (the second will be Sept....

May
12

Migratory Bird Day BioBlitz

May 12, 2018, Yachats

Wilson's Warbler may be passing through.\Photo by Jeremy Cohen.
Wilson's Warbler may be passing through.\Photo by Jeremy Cohen.

Saturday, May 12 is World Migratory Bird Day, and it is being observed at Cape Perpetua with a special, bird-oriented BioBlitz to inventory migrants passing through the area on that day.  (A BioBlitz involves a concerted,...