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

May
19

Discover Oceanside Tidepools

May 19, 2018, Tillamook

Sea stars at Cannon Beach. | Photo by Peterson Photography

What amazing creatures are lurking at the water’s edge? Visit Oceanside for this event, and you will see.

Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS staff and volunteers will be onsite in the tide pools helping visitors understand what is living...

May
19

Brown Pelican Survey

May 19, 2018

Brown Pelicans.\Photo by Roy Lowe.
Brown Pelicans.\Photo by Roy Lowe.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is teaming with various partners along the West Coast—here in Oregon, it’s Portland Audubon—to conduct the semi-annual Brown Pelican Survey.  The first of this year’s surveys takes place May 19 (the second will be Sept....

May
12

Migratory Bird Day BioBlitz

May 12, 2018, Yachats

Wilson's Warbler may be passing through.\Photo by Jeremy Cohen.
Wilson's Warbler may be passing through.\Photo by Jeremy Cohen.

Saturday, May 12 is World Migratory Bird Day, and it is being observed at Cape Perpetua with a special, bird-oriented BioBlitz to inventory migrants passing through the area on that day.  (A BioBlitz involves a concerted,...

May
12

Migratory Bird Day Outing

May 12, 2018, Netarts

 Tufted Puffin in flight. | Photo by Jeremy Cohen.
Tufted Puffin in flight. | Photo by Jeremy Cohen

Discover the amazing life histories of the aquatic birds of Netarts Bay at the next Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS program, Migratory Bird Day Outing: Coastal and Pelagic Birds. Presented in partnership with Oregon State Parks, everyone...

May
9

Black Oystercatcher Survey Training

May 9, 2018, Port Orford

Black Oystercatcher. | Photo by Tim Melling

The Portland Audubon invites you to an evening training, where you'll learn about Black Oystercatchers and how to participate in the annual spring abundance survey (May 9-30). Light refreshments will be served. Over the past decade, many Kalmiopsis...

May
6

Black Oystercatcher Survey Training

May 6, 2018, Newport

 

Black Oystercatcher and chicks.\Photo by Heather Roskelley.
Black Oystercatcher and chicks.\Photo by Heather Roskelley.

The annual volunteer survey of Black Oystercatchers is coming up.  A training for prospective volunteers is coming up Sunday, May 6, 3 to 5:30 p.m., at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s meeting room (2127 S.E. Marine Science...