Featured Events

Events sponsored or engaged in by Oregon Shores. The Full Coastal Calendar includes these along with relevant events sponsored by other organizations.

Apr
29

Tidepool Clinic

April 29, 2017, Lincoln City

Ochre sea stars. Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Ochre sea stars. Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 9 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau to sponsor a series of tidepool talks...

Apr
29

Beached Bird Training

April 29, 2017, Charleston

COASST founder Julia Parrish. Photo by Benjamin Hammond.
COASST founder Julia Parrish. Photo by Benjamin Hammond.

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), based at the University of Washington, conducts a long-running beached bird survey in all the West Coast states.  This is true citizen science; with training, volunteers learn...

Apr
30

Beached Bird Training

April 30, 2017, Brookings

COASST volunteers at work. Photo by Melissa Keyser.
COASST volunteers at work. Photo by Melissa Keyser.

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), based at the University of Washington, conducts a long-running beached bird survey in all the West Coast states.  This is true citizen science; with training, volunteers learn to...

Apr
30

Tidepool Clinic

April 30, 2017, Lincoln City

 

Tidepool observing. Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Tidepool observing. Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, April 30, beginning at 10 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau...

May
2

Tidepool Clinic

May 2, 2017, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading shoreline field trip. Photo by Sara Schreiber.
Fawn Custer leading shoreline field trip. Photo by Sara Schreiber.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, May 2, beginning at noon.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor...

May
9

CoastWatch Clinics

May 9, 2017

Seal Rocks, where the second clinic of the day will wind up. Photo by Alex Derr.
Seal Rocks, where the second clinic of the day will wind up. Photo by Alex Derr.

Volunteer Coordinator Fawn Custer is offering two CoastWatch trainings in one day on Tuesday, May 9.  These are intended first and foremost for CoastWatch mile adopters—or prospective CoastWatch volunteers—but...

May
13

Tidepool Clinic

May 13, 2017, Lincoln City

 

Sea urchins. Photo by Alex Derr.
Sea urchins. Photo by Alex Derr.
Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, May 13, beginning at 8:30 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau to sponsor a series of tidepool talks and...
May
14

Tidepool Clinic

May 14, 2017, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer exploring the rocky shores with kids. Photo courtesy of the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
Fawn Custer exploring the rocky shores with kids. Photo courtesy of the Oregon Coast Aquarium.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, May 14, beginning at 9:30 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining...

May
14

Mother’s Day March

May 14, 2017, Pacific City

 

 Rally for Bob Straub's Beaches Forever campaign.
Rally for Bob Straub's Beaches Forever campaign.

This Mother’s Day, May 14, we’re celebrating the famous Mother’s Day March, led by then-Treasurer, later Governor Bob Straub, in 1966.  The original march helped to galvanize opposition to a plan that would have moved Highway 101 to run down...

May
29

Tidepool Clinic

May 29, 2017, Lincoln City

 Tidepool life. Photo by Steve Rawley.
Tidepool life. Photo by Steve Rawley.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Monday, May 29, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau to...

Jun
11

Tidepool Clinic

June 11, 2017, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer conducting a sea star survey, with volunteer Jessica Waddell. Photo by Karen Heere.
Fawn Custer conducting a sea star survey, with volunteer Jessica Waddell. Photo by Karen Heere.

Join Fawn Custer, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, June 11, beginning at 8:30 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining...

Jun
13

Tidepool Clinic

June 13, 2017, Lincoln City

 Ochre sea stars. Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Ochre sea stars. Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, June 13, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The free event is open to all.  CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention Bureau to sponsor a series of tidepool...