CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Jun
22

Marine Reserves BioBlitz Training

June 22, 2021

BioBlitz at Cape Perpetua.\Photo by Tara Dubois.

Those interested in learning more about one of Oregon’s marine reserves while contributing to science are encouraged to participate in this year’s round of BioBlitzes focusing on Oregon’s five marine reserves.

A BioBlitz is a volunteer-based...

Jul
30

CoastWatch Blitz

July 30, 2021

 CoastWatcher at work.\Photo by Linda Reid
CoastWatcher at work.\Photo by Linda Reid

The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, CoastWatch’s parent group, is celebrating its 50th anniversary year in 2021. The actual anniversary date is July 29; that day will be full of special activities.  

For the following three days, July 30-Aug....

Past Events

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...
Dec
17

Presentation Will Show How Birding Counts

December 17, 2015, Newport

Photo of Wood Ducks by Ram Papish.
Wood Ducks. Photo by Ram Papish.
Birders and bird-lovers all over the nation, including the Oregon coast, participate every year in the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.  This is a form of citizen science that has been running for decades.

There are a lot of active birders in the...

Nov
20

Plant Violets So the Silverspot Won’t Be Blue

November 20, 2015 - November 21, 2015

Photo of early blue violets.
Help to invite the all-too-rare Oregon silverspot butterfly back to Clatsop County by joining a special project to plant violets on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21, at various sites on the Clatsop Plains between Gearhart and Warrenton.

This is the culmination of a 10-year project, led by the...