CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Feb
23

Environmental Volunteer Fair

February 23, 2019, Lincoln City

 Student volunteers removing invasive Scotch broom.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.
Student volunteers removing invasive Scotch broom.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

Lincoln City Audubon is holding a volunteer fair to introduce local residents to opportunities to get involved in environmental activities “focused on habitat, beaches, and the environment.”  The event is free and open...

Feb
24

Microplastics Beach Clean Up

February 24, 2019, Otter Rock

Newport Surfrider Chapter cleaning microplastics at Otter Rock.
Newport Surfrider Chapter cleaning microplastics at Otter Rock.

The Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is in need of volunteers to clean up the beach at Otter Rock. Join them at the Otter Rock Parking Lot Sunday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. Park near the bathrooms. There's more plastic and...

Mar
13

Black Oystercatcher Lecture

March 13, 2019, Cannon Beach

Black Oystercatcher. | Photo by Tim Melling

The Friends of Haystack Rock as host the Library Lecture Series held on the second Wednesday of each month, November to May, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library (131 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach). These events are free and open to the public....

Mar
23

Spring Whale Watch Week

March 23, 2019 - March 31, 2019, Yachats

Grey whale breaching. | Photo by Joe Morris

It is time to celebrate Spring Whale Watch Week on the Oregon coast from March 23 - March 31 at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, Yachats), and at many other locations along the coast. Volunteers will be stationed at 24 designated...

Mar
23

SOLVE Spring Beach Cleanups

March 23, 2019

Join SOLVE and thousands of volunteers on March 23 as they clean up litter and marine debris from the entire Oregon coast! Since 1986, this home-grown tradition of twice-yearly beach cleanups has benefited people and wildlife alike, supporting clean seas and healthy communities. This is a...

Past Events

Jul
13

Evening in Park at Yaquina Head

July 13, 2018, Newport

Yaquina Head viewed from the north.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Yaquina Head viewed from the north.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

CoastWatchers and others involved as volunteers with programs educating about natural areas are invited to an “Evening in the Park” at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area (750 N.W. Lighthouse Dr., at the north end of Newport) on...

Jul
10

Inland CoastWatch Anniversary Bash

July 10, 2018, Portland

Stewart Schultz leading shoreline science workshop.\Photo by Dan Anderson.
Stewart Schultz leading shoreline science workshop.\Photo by Dan Anderson.

Our year-long celebration of CoastWatch’s 25th anniversary comes to Portland on Tuesday, July 10, when we’ll gather at Dan and Louis Oyster Bar (208 S.W. Ankeny St.) beginning at 5 p.m.  We’ll toast our...

Jul
5

Post-4th Beach Cleanups

July 5, 2018, Seaside, Warrenton, Lincoln City

Beach clean up. | Photo by Chanel Hason

On July 5th, SOLVE will be hosting three beach cleanups coordinated to gather up 4th of July holiday debris before it gets washed out and dispersed into the ocean and up and down the coast.

Seaside's Treasure the Beach XIII: Seaside

Be the SOLVE, Sunset...

Jun
26

Interpretive Guide Training

June 26, 2018 - June 29, 2018, Newport

Yaquina Head and Lighthouse. | Photo by Alex Derr

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, in partnership with the National Association for Interpretation (NAI), is offering a training course for individuals in the field of Interpretation. It is designed for individuals who deliver...

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...