Coastal Conservation Calendar

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

Nov
30

Science on Tap: Gray Whales

November 30, 2022, Newport

Diving gray whale. /Photo courtesy of OSU.
Diving gray whale. /Photo courtesy of OSU.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is holding a hybrid Science on Tap event on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. The theme for the night is “Life as a PCFG: A close look at the ecology and health of Pacific Coast Feeding Group gray whales in...

Dec
1

Lecture on Fish Conservation Physiology

December 1, 2022, Newport

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Ken Zillig, a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Fish Physiology Lab at the University of California, Davis, to discuss his work on conservation...

Dec
1

Talk on Climate and Rocky Shores

December 1, 2022

Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.
Bruce Menge in the field, with student Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman.

On Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m., the Midcoast Watersheds Council is hosting their remote December Community Meeting. This meeting will feature Bruce Menge, a professor at Oregon State University with an extensive history...

Dec
3

Talk on Transient Killer Whales

December 3, 2022

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Josh McInnes to talk about his research on the behavioral ecology of killer whales on Saturday Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. McInnes is a marine ecologist and marine mammal researcher at...

Dec
8

Lecture on Salmon Survey

December 8, 2022, Newport

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Laurie Weitkamp a Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Centerto discuss the...

Dec
8

Eelgrass Conservation Webinar

December 8, 2022

Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.
Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Oregon Shores will host a webinar on “Eelgrass and How to Protect It.” The event is free and open to all.

The presenter is Anu Sawkar, the attorney with the Crag Law Center with whom we collaborate in the...

Dec
10

Beached Bird Survey Training: Port Orford

December 10, 2022, Port Orford

Beached bird surveyors at work. (No photo credit.)
Beached bird surveyors at work. (No photo credit.)

On Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is hosting a beached bird survey training. This training will take place at the Oregon State University (OSU) Port Orford Field...

Dec
10

Talk on Yachats Geology

December 10, 2022

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Dave Muerdter to talk about his work as a geologist on Saturday Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Muerdter is a local geologist and longtime Cape Perpetua Volunteer.

About...

Dec
10

South Coast Community Science Event

December 10, 2022, Gold Beach

King tide at Bandon's Coquille Point.\Photo by Rick Poecker.

On Satuday, Dec. 10, from 5-7 p.m., CoastWatch will be cohosting the second King Tides Project event of the season. This event will take place at the Pacific Reef Hotel (29362 Ellensburg Ave. in Gold Beach) in the conference room,...

Dec
11

Beached Bird Survey Training: Brookings

December 11, 2022, Brookings

On Sunday, Dec. 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is hosting a beached bird survey training. This training will take place at the Chetco Activity Center (550 Chetco Ln. in...