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
11

Cancelled--Tidepool Clinic

April 11, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading a tidepool clinic last year.\Photo by Dennis White.

Note:  Alas, what would have been the first event this year in an annual tradition had to be cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  The entire schedule of "Tidepool Clinic" sessions is now on hold.  We look forward...

Apr
15

Cancelled--CoastWatch Library Talk

April 15, 2020, Astoria

View of Astoria and the Columbia estuary.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Note:  We regretfully had to cancel the following event due to coronavirus shelter-in-place precautions.  We look forward to rescheduling this and other events once those restrictions are removed.

Celebrate Tax Day with...

May
9

Cancelled--Tidepool Clinic

May 9, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer (left) conducting a previous tidepool clinic.\Photo by Dennis White.

Note:  Alas, what would have been the first event this year in an annual tradition had to be cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  The entire schedule of "Tidepool Clinic" sessions is now on hold.  We look...

May
11

Marine Debris Monitoring Survey

May 11, 2020, Yachats

Marine debris survey at Cape Cove in progress.\Photo by Tara Dubois.

A monthly marine debris survey is conducted at Cape Cove, just south of Cape Perpetua.  To participate, meet at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center (2400 Hwy 101, about three miles south of Yachats) in the parking lot at 9 a.m. on...

May
13

Marine Debris Survey Training

May 13, 2020, Hammond

Oregon Shores board member Ed Joyce (right) leads the Fort Stevens marine debris survey.\Photo by Patricia Jensen
Oregon Shores board member Ed Joyce (right) leads the Fort Stevens marine debris survey.\Photo by Patricia Jensen.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to...

May
23

Tidepool Clinic

May 23, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading an earlier tidepool clinic.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration...

Jun
7

Tidepool Clinic

June 7, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading a tidepool clinic.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, June 7, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jun
10

Tidepool Clinic

June 10, 2020, Lincoln City

Athena Crichton leads a tidepool excursion.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Wednesday, June 10, beginning at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jun
10

Marine Debris Survey Training

June 10, 2020, Hammond

Starting a marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Jesse Jones.
Starting a marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Jesse Jones.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed by Oregon Shores...

Jun
23

Tidepool Clinic

June 23, 2020, Lincoln City

Athena Crichton (right) leads a tidepool clinic.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, June 23, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No...

Jun
27

Tidepool Clinic

June 27, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer helping visitors to explore the Lincoln City tidepools.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, June 27, beginning at 11 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to...

Jul
5

Tidepool Clinic

July 5, 2020, Lincoln City

Coraline algae dominates a tidepool scene.\Photo courtesy of OPRD.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, July 5, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jul
7

Tidepool Clinic

July 7, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer in action on a beachwalk.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, July 7, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jul
8

Marine Debris Survey Training

July 8, 2020, Hammond

Marine debris comes in all sizes--a plastic jug upon the shore.\Photo by Steve Morey.
Marine debris comes in all sizes--a plastic jug upon the shore.\Photo by Steve Morey.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of the Columbia’s South Jetty.  More volunteers are needed to fill out the team, headed...

Jul
10

Tidepool Clinic

July 10, 2020, Lincoln City

Tidepool life.\Photo by Rena Olson.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Friday, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth year,...