Featured Events

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

Feb
16

CoastWatch Dune Clean Up

February 16, 2023, Florence

Tahkenitch dunes. /Photo by Richard Hikes
Tahkenitch dunes. /Photo by Richard Hikes

Oregon Shores' CoastWatch is teaming up with Siuslaw National Forest staff and Coos Bay artist Elizabeth Roberts to clean marine debris from sensitive snowy plover habitat in the Oregon National Dunes Recreation Area. Three locations between Florence...

Mar
1

CoastWatch Orientation- Noon

March 1, 2023

Beachgrass survey at Sunset Beach, with volunteers from Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.\Photo by Jesse Jones
Beachgrass survey at Sunset Beach, with volunteers from Lewis and Clark National Historical Park.\Photo by Jesse Jones

CoastWatch Programs Director Jesse Jones hosts a CoastWatch Orientation on Wednesday, March 1, at noon. These online sessions are for new CoastWatch volunteers looking for...

Mar
1

CoastWatch Orientation- Evening

March 1, 2023

COASST beached bird survey volunteers at work.\Photo by Melissa Keyser.

CoastWatch Programs Director Jesse Jones hosts a CoastWatch Orientation on Wednesday, March 1, at 6 p.m. These online sessions are for new CoastWatch volunteers looking for information on getting started and any current...

Apr
27

Talk on Increasing Resilience to Coastal Hazards

April 27, 2023, Astoria

King tides at the Siuslaw North Jetty
King tides at the Siuslaw North Jetty

 

The King Tides project is a community science effort that recruits volunteers to take photographs that depict the highest reach of the highest tides of the year. Documenting current vulnerabilities to flooding can provide a preview of what could be...

May
3

CoastWatch Orientation- Noon

May 3, 2023

Photo of students walking to Battle Rock Beach by Jesse Jones.
Students walking to Battle Rock Beach. /Photo by Jesse Jones.

CoastWatch Programs Director Jesse Jones hosts a CoastWatch Orientation on Wednesday, May 3, at noon. These online sessions are for new CoastWatch volunteers looking for information on getting started and any current CoastWatch...

May
3

CoastWatch Orientation- Evening

May 3, 2023

Sea star survey at Yachats.\Photo by Tara Dubois.
Sea star survey at Yachats.\Photo by Tara Dubois.

CoastWatch Programs Director Jesse Jones hosts a CoastWatch Orientation on Wednesday, May 3, at 6 p.m. These online sessions are for new CoastWatch volunteers looking for information on getting started and any current CoastWatch volunteers...