CoastWatch Events

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

Past Events

Feb
16

Presentation on Water's Role in Shaping the Coast

February 16, 2016, Seaside

Photo of Tom Horning at work by Ellen Norris.The land we see has been shaped by water.  In fact, on the coast most of the land we see was once under water.  This will be geologist Tom Horning’s theme when he speaks on The Geology of Water. Horning will lead an imaginary tour of our shoreline through time.  Sediment eroded by the sea from...

Feb
11

Bird Conservation in Oregon’s Marine Reserve System

February 11, 2016, Manzanita

Photo of Common murres at Yaquina Head. Photo by Amanda Gladics.
Common murres at Yaquina Head. Photo by Amanda Gladics.
Joe Liebezeit, Avian Conservation Program Manager for the Audubon Society of Portland, will offer a presentation on how volunteer efforts to monitor seabird populations have contributed to a better understanding of seabird populations...
Jan
21

Peregrine Falcon Presentation

January 21, 2016, Newport

Photo of Peregrine Falcon chick.
Peregrine Falcon chick. Photo by Wayne Hoffman.
The peregrine falcons that inhabit Yaquina Head will be the topic at the next meeting of the Yaquina Birders & Naturalists.  Open to all, the event takes place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21, at the Public Meeting Room of Central Lincoln PUD...
Jan
9

Climate Change and Salmon Talk

January 9, 2016, Yachats

Photo of Rebecca Flitcroft.
Rebecca Flitcroft.
Salmon are iconic in part because of the many environments they move through and the many challenges they confront.  From their spawning in the headwaters of streams and rivers to the far reaches of the Pacific and back again, they cope with diverse situations.  How will...
Jan
7

Yaquina Bay Bird Count Report

January 7, 2016

Photo of Ram Papish.
Ram Papish.
The public is invited to a talk by wildlife artist Ram Papish at the MidCoast Watersheds Council meeting on Thursday, January 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Newport, to learn about the results of the annual Yaquina Bay Christmas Bird Count and changes in bird populations that have been...