Coastal Conservation Calendar

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

Mar
24

OWEB Listening Session

March 24, 2017, Newport,

Looking east up the Salmon River's watershed. Photo by Dennis White.
Looking east up the Salmon River's watershed. Photo by Dennis White.

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) is kicking of a year-long strategic planning process with a series of “listening sessions” around the state.  These give citizens concerned about watershed management, watershed...

Apr
2

Tidepool Clinic

April 2, 2017, Lincoln City

 Fawn Custer leading tidepool walk. Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
Fawn Custer leading tidepool walk. Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, April 2, beginning at 11:30 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor...

Apr
12

Geology Talk on Haystack Rock

April 12, 2017, Cannon Beach

 Haystack Rock, subject of Tom Horning's talk. Photo by Tiffany Boothe.
Haystack Rock, subject of Tom Horning's talk. Photo by Tiffany Boothe.

Geologist Tom Horning will discuss the geological origins of Cannon Beach’s iconic Haystack Rock in a talk sponsored by Friends of Haystack Rock (which supports the Haystack Rock Awareness Program of the city of Cannon...

Apr
19

Lecture on Beavers

April 19, 2017, Seaside

 Kate Holleran.
Kate Holleran.

As humans have come to understand and value the critical role of wetlands in healthy ecosystems, beavers—the world’s greatest wetland engineers—are finally getting the respect they deserve. Scientist Kate Holleran will discuss returning beavers to our landscapes and living...

Apr
22

People’s March for Science

April 22, 2017

Oregon’s edition of the People’s March for Science is planned for Saturday, April 22, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in South Beach.  The one-mile march’s starting point and route has not yet been announced, but it will wind up at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, with a rally featuring Dr. Rick...