CoastWatch Events

Events of interest to CoastWatchers, sponsored by various organizations. Events that are sponsored or featured by Oregon Shores are highlighted.

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Oct
3

Talk on Youth and Environmental Justice

October 3, 2022

 


Youth rallying for environmental justice.
Youth rallying for environmental justice.\Photo courtesy of Earthjustice.

The Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators offer a virtual talk on “Engaging Youth in Environmental Justice” on Monday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

In this talk, learn how Dr. Mindy Chappell leveraged chemistry curriculum in...

Nov
17

Land-Sea Symposium

November 17, 2022, Yachats

North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr
North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr

The Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium will be resuming as an in-person event for its 10th annual celebration this year. The event will take place at the Yachats Commons (441 U.S. 101, Yachats) on...

Past Events

Apr
6

Falcon Peregrinations

April 6, 2017, Newport

 Peregrine falcon. Photo by Wayne Hoffman.
Peregrine falcon. Photo by Wayne Hoffman.

The public is invited to a presentation by Wayne Hoffman at the MidCoast Watersheds Council meeting on Thursday, April 6th, 6:30 p.m., to learn about recent peregrine falcon nesting at Yaquina Head. The meeting will be held in Room 205 at the...

Apr
1

LIFE ON THE ROCKS

April 1, 2017, Bandon

Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) offers a seminar on tidepool life, “Life on the Rocks,” on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Bandon Community Center (aka The Barn),  1200 11th St., S.W. (next to the library).  The public is invited to the free event.

This seminar, third in a...

Mar
18

Guided Bird Walk

March 18, 2017, Waldport,

Mallard with ducklings. Photo by Roy Lowe.
Mallard with ducklings. Photo by Roy Lowe.

The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists offer a birding walk led by a deeply versed expert on Saturday, March 18.  Roy Lowe, retired from his post as long-time manager of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex, will lead a walk beginning at...

Mar
18

Snowy Plover Training

March 18, 2017, Pacific City

 Snowy Plovers at South Beach. Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Snowy Plovers at South Beach. Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Breeding season for the Western Snowy Plover began March 15.  Recreation restricted at 16 beaches managed for these threatened shorebirds (the only shorebirds that nest on Oregon beaches, apart from the occasional killdeer) have gone...

Mar
16

Photographic Tour of Wildlife Refuges

March 16, 2017, Newport

Kelp beds at Crook Point. Photo by Roy Lowe.
Kelp beds at Crook Point, part of the National Wildlife Refuge system. Photo by Roy Lowe.

With public lands under attack at both the federal and state level, a reminder of the value and beauty of those lands is timely.  The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists will host “A Photographic Journey into...

Mar
15

Pelican Lecture

March 15, 2017, Seaside,

Brown pelicans in flight. Photo by Heather Roskelley.
Brown pelicans in flight. Photo by Heather Roskelley.

Wildlife biologist Deborah Jaques will speak on “Tracking the Brown Pelican” on Wednesday, March 15, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Seaside Public Library (1131 Broadway St.).  The event, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the North...