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

Jun
16

Redfish Rocks on the Dock

June 16, 2018, Port Orford

 Port Orford, with its dock in the middle ground.|Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Port Orford, with its dock in the middle ground.|Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Port Orford fishing community, resource agency representatives and scientific researchers, conservation group members and the interested public all mingle at the annual Redfish Rocks on the Dock festivity.  On...

Jun
3

Seabird Survey Training

June 3, 2018, Cannon Beach

Tufted Puffins nesting on Haystack Rock.\Photo by Michael Coe.
Tufted Puffins nesting on Haystack Rock.\Photo by Michael Coe.

If you like to watch birds and care about their welfare, here’s a chance to study seabirds and contribute to science.  Volunteers are needed to monitor seabird nesting colonies near the Cape Falcon Marine Reserve and Haystack...

Jun
1

Seabird Survey Training

June 1, 2018, Yachats

Sea Lion Caves, a site where seabird surveying will take place.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Sea Lion Caves, a site where seabird surveying will take place.\Photo by Alex Derr.

If you like to watch birds and care about their welfare, here’s a chance to study seabirds and contribute to science.  Volunteers are needed to monitor seabird nesting colonies near the Cape Perpetua Marine...

May
19

Tidepools Walk

May 19, 2018, Charleston

Sea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.
Sea star and anemones. | Photo by Victoria Tierney.

The South Coast Striders host a tidepool walk on Saturday, May 19, at 9:30 a.m at Cape Arago State Park south of Charleston. They are taking advantage of a -1.4 foot tide, so you will be able to explore more of the tidepools found there and...