Coastal Conservation Calendar

Oregon coast natural history and conservation events sponsored by various organizations. Oregon Shores Featured Events are highlighted.

Nov
15

Mushroom Walk

November 15, 2018, Cannon Beach

The Ecola Creek Awareness Project is hosting a Mushroom Walk on November 7 at 11 a.m. along Ecola Creek in Cannon Beach. Dane Osis, a ranger at Fort Stevens State Park, will lead a mushroom foraging orientation walk to find and identify edible and inedible mushrooms in the Ecola Creek...

Nov
15

Bandon Hotel Hearing

November 15, 2018, Bandon

 

Aerial view of Coquille Point, with the site of the former motel, now proposed hotel, sticking out.\Photo by Steve Buck.
Aerial view of Coquille Point, with the site of the former motel, now proposed hotel, sticking out.\Photo by Steve Buck.

The vexed issue of the hotel proposed for iconic Coquille Point is coming to the fore again.  Bandon’s Planning Commission will hold a hearing on a new version of the...

Nov
16

Seminar on Galapagos Underwater

November 16, 2018, Charleston

Fish obscure diver's view off of Darwin Island, Galapagos. | Photo courtesy of KSLOF

José Marin Jarrin, from Humbolt State University, will give a public talk titled, "The Underwater Galápagos: The World that Darwin Never Witnessed" on Friday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the OIMB Boathouse...

Nov
17

Cape Arago Hike

November 17, 2018, Coos Bay

Cape Arago State Park. | Photo courtesy from Oregon's Adventure Coast

The Friends of the Umpqua hiking group invites the public to join them for a hike at Cape Arago on the Coos County coast Nov. 17. The group meets before 8 a.m. in the Douglas County Courthouse parking lot behind the old...

Nov
17

COASST Training Session

November 17, 2018, Lincoln City

COASST volunteer documenting a beached bird at Oswald West State Park. | Photo by Chanel Hason
COASST volunteer documenting a beached bird at Oswald West State Park. | Photo by Chanel Hason

Join the COASST (Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team) Marine Debris program in Lincoln City and help make a difference for the environment. This training will take place on Saturday Nov. 17...

Nov
17

Talk on Tectonics and the Pacific Northwest

November 17, 2018, Yachats

Professor Bob Lillie. | Courtesy of Bob Lillie

Geologist Bob Lillie will present "Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest" on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three miles south of Yachats).  His lecture is part of the...

Nov
18

South Slough Trails Hike

November 18, 2018, Charleston

South Slough National Estuary Entrance.
South Slough National Estuary entrance. | Photo by Matt LeBlanc.

The public is invited to join the South Coast Striders for their South Slough Trails Hike on Sunday, Nov. 18. Meet them at  a.m. in the parking lot of the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Interpretive Center...

Nov
18

COASST Training Session

November 18, 2018, Astoria

COASST volunteer marking a beached bird. | Photo by Chanel Hason
COASST volunteer marking a beached bird. | Photo by Chanel Hason

Join the COASST (Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team) Marine Debris program in Lincoln City and help make a difference for the environment. This training will take place on Sunday Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the...

Nov
24

Lecture on Big Cats

November 24, 2018, Yachats

Mountain lion. | Photo by Dorothy Sutherland, Flickr

David Thompson give a presentation entitled "Mountain Lions, Cougars, and Panthers, Oh My!" on Nov. 24 at 1 p.m. at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 US-101, Yachats).  The talk is part of the Cape Perpetua Speakers Series.  The event...