CoastWatch Events

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

Aug
29

Ditch the Straw Day

August 29, 2018, Newport

Plastic straws, leading components of marine debris.\Photo courtesy of The Last Plastic Straw.
Plastic straws, leading components of marine debris.\Photo courtesy of The Last Plastic Straw.

Every year, over a million seabirds, marine mammals and sea turtles are killed by eating or getting tangled in plastic. Over five trillion pieces of plastic litter our ocean. Microplastics outweigh...

Aug
27

Talk on Coastal Curiosities

August 27, 2018, Portland, OR

Photographic evidence of a myth? Ostensibly, the notorious green flash.\Photo by Andre' Hagestedt.
Photographic evidence of a myth? Ostensibly, the notorious green flash.\Photo by Andre' Hagestedt.

Andre’ Hagestedt is a CoastWatcher and editor/publisher of the Oregon Coast Beach Connection website (www.beachconnection.net).  He has always had a fascination for little-known, odd,...

Aug
26

Elk in the Dunes Talk

August 26, 2018, Crescent City

Roosevelt elk in Oregon. | Photo courtesy of Bureau of Land Management

Absent for more than 100 years, Roosevelt Elk have returned to the Tolowa Dunes environment. Humboldt State University Professor Michaela Gunter and her grad students have been studying elk activity and will give a...

Aug
17

Avian Photo Exhibit

August 17, 2018, Depoe Bay

Photo by Dennis White
Photo by Dennis White

If you visit this website with any regularity, read Oregon Shores bulletins, or follow us on Facebook, you’ve seen Dennis White’s photos.  In fact, you’ve seen them often.  White is a CoastWatcher who contributes heavily with his camera.

You’ll have a chance to view his...