CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Nov
17

COASST Training Session

November 17, 2018, Lincoln City

COASST volunteer documenting a beached bird at Oswald West State Park. | Photo by Chanel Hason
COASST volunteer documenting a beached bird at Oswald West State Park. | Photo by Chanel Hason

Join the COASST (Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team) Marine Debris program in Lincoln City and help make a difference for the environment. This training will take place on Saturday Nov. 17...

Nov
18

COASST Training Session

November 18, 2018, Astoria

COASST volunteer marking a beached bird. | Photo by Chanel Hason
COASST volunteer marking a beached bird. | Photo by Chanel Hason

Join the COASST (Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team) Marine Debris program in Lincoln City and help make a difference for the environment. This training will take place on Sunday Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the...

Dec
27

Winter Whale Watch Week

December 27, 2018 - December 31, 2018, Yachats

Grey whale in a kelp forest. | Photo courtesy of ACS

The Winter Whale Watch Week will take place from December 27-31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with volunteers stationed at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 HWY-101, Yachats).

More information to come soon.

For any questions, contact Tara...

Feb
13

Common Murre Lecture

February 13, 2019, Cannon Beach

 Common Murres perching on the side of a rock.
Common Murres perching. | Photo by Heather Roskelley.

Join the Friends of Haystack Rock as they host the Library Lecture Series held on the second Wednesday of each month, November to May at 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach). These events are free...

Mar
13

Oregon's Black Oystercatchers Lecture

March 13, 2019, Cannon Beach

Black Oystercatcher. | Photo by Tim Melling

Join the Friends of Haystack Rock as they host the Library Lecture Series held on the second Wednesday of each month, November to May at 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach). These events are free and open...

Past Events

Nov
3

Dellenback Dunes Hike

November 3, 2018, Lakeside

Dellenback Dunes Trail. | Photo courtesy of South Coast Striders

Join the South Coast Striders for a Dellenback Dunes and Tenmile Creek trails hike on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 9 a.m. Meet at the John Dellenback Dunes Trailhead (on the west side of Hwy 101 near Lakeside). Here are more detailed...

Oct
27

State of the Coast Conference

October 27, 2018, Coos Bay

The annual State of the Coast Conference, which brings together scientists, conservationists, representatives of coastal industries, and interested citizens to learn the latest about coastal and marine research and concerns, is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Southwestern Oregon...

Oct
20

Mushroom BioBlitz

October 20, 2018, Yachats

Turkey Tail mushrooms in the Oregon Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Turkey Tail mushrooms in the Oregon Dunes.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The next in a series of BioBlitzes at the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve takes place a bit inland, and is devoted to the mushroom population on the area.  BioBlitzes are one-time snapshots of biodiversity, in which volunteers and...

Oct
6

Fossil Discovery Walk

October 6, 2018, Netarts

Fossilized Crab
Fossilized Crab. | Photo courtesy of Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS

The Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach, and Sea - WEBS group is hosting a "Geology of Netarts: Fossil Discover Walk" on Saturday, Oct. 6th, from 9 a.m.-noon at Netarts Bay.  The goal of the expedition is to...

Sep
29

Beach Cleanups

September 29, 2018, Lincoln County

Courtesy of Surfrider Foundation

 The Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation and SOLVE are calling for volunteers on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to clean up litter from local beaches. Newport Surfrider will be handing out cleanup supplies and collecting debris at five locations in...

Sep
29

35th Annual Beach & River Cleanups

September 29, 2018

Courtesy of SOLVE

Celebrate and care for your community by volunteering from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, for the SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup. SOLVE invites all Oregonians to help remove invasive plants and clean up hundreds of miles of beaches, rivers, and city streets before fall...