CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Sep
20

Oregon Shorebird Festival

September 20, 2019, Charleston

Red Knots at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The 33rd annual Oregon Shorebird Festival is being planned for Sept. 20-22.  As usual, it will be based at the Oregon Institute for Marine Biology (63466 Boat Basin Rd. in Charleston).  Most details have not yet been published, but birders...

Sep
21

Beach & Riverside Cleanup

September 21, 2019

SOLVE cleanup in action.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

The time is approaching for SOLVE’s annual fall cleanup of our ocean shores and river banks.  On Saturday, Sept. 21, as many as 30,000 volunteers will turn out all over Oregon to pick up litter (an anticipated quarter-million pounds or so)...

Sep
26

Volunteer Appreciation at Cape Perpetua

September 26, 2019, Yachats

Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve at its northern boundary.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Every fall, the organizations working to protect the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and its surrounding terrestrial environment gather for a volunteer appreciation night.  Current and prospective volunteers gather...

Past Events

Jan
19

Sunset Bay to Cape Arago Hike

January 19, 2019, Coos Bay

Sunset Bay (to the right) and Gregory Point.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Sunset Bay (to the right) and Gregory Point. | Photo by Alex Derr.

Join the South Coast Striders for a great hike from Sunset Bay to Arago Park on January 19, starting at 9 a.m. They will start at the Sunset Bay Day Use Area (89814 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay), and follow the trail to the...