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.

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...


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


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...

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...

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...

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...