CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Aug
19

Virtual Citizen Science Pub

August 19, 2020

Dr. Julia Parrish.\Photo by Benjamin Hammond.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap series of pub talks like so much else has moved online, but it still going strong.  You have to supply your own beer, but you can still watch fascinating talks.  These events are free and open...

Aug
27

Cape Perpetua Volunteer Appreciation

August 27, 2020

Cape Perpetua from the air.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The annual Cape Perpetua Volunteer Appreciation Event celebrates the wide range of voluntary activity focused on that stretch of Oregon’s shore (including the monitoring done by CoastWatchers).  It is usually a...

Past Events

May
27

Cape Perpetua BioBlitz, Day 2

May 27, 2017, Yachats

Image of the Oregon Beach Bill 50th Annivsersary BioBlitz schedule.

This is the second day of the Cape Perpetua BioBlitz, which this year celebrates the 50th anniversary year of the Oregon Beach Bill, which reserved the entire Oregon shoreline for the public.  (The event kicked off with a Friday afternoon talk on sea star wasting--see listing for May 26.) ...

May
26

Seabird Community Science Training

May 26, 2017, Yachats

Photograph of two Pigeon Guillemot birds.
Pigeon Guillemots | Photo by Hayley Crews

Do you like seabirds and care about their welfare? Join a volunteer opportunity to monitor seabird nests at Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.  The Audubon Society of Portland, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Sea Lion Caves, and other partners are...

May
26

Cape Perpetua BioBlitz, Day 1

May 26, 2017, Yachats

Image of the Oregon Beach Bill 50th Annivsersary BioBlitz schedule.

This is the 50th anniversary year of the Oregon Beach Bill, mandating that all of Oregon's shoreline--not only beaches, but rocky shores as well--remain in public hands. To celebrate this anniversary, a weekend BioBlitz (an inventory of all species found in an area at one time) has been...

May
13

Bird Walk on Bird Day

May 13, 2017, Seal Rock

Downy woodpecker. Photo by Ram Papish.
Downy woodpecker. Photo by Ram Papish.

The Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation and the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists invite the public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, Saturday, May 13, with a guided nature walk at Brian Booth State Park, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The walk through...