Featured Events

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

Jan
18

Comprehensive CoastWatch Training

January 18, 2019, Brookings

Lone Ranch beach near Brookings.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.
Lone Ranch beach near Brookings.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

Fawn Custer, our CoastWatch volunteer coordinator, has scheduled a special south coast CoastWatch training session for Friday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon in Room 206 of the Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Brookings branch...

Jan
18

King Tide Preview Gathering

January 18, 2019, Charleston

 King Tide swamps Charleston shoreline.\Photo courtesy of Raincoast.
King Tide swamps Charleston shoreline.\Photo courtesy of Raincoast.

To prepare for the second round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project, and put the photographs we’re collecting of the year’s highest tides in context, CoastWatch and our partner, the state’s Coastal Management Program, are...

Jan
19

Comprehensive CoastWatch Training

January 19, 2019, Port Orford

OSU Port Orford field station, site of the comprehensive CoastWatch training.
OSU Port Orford field station, site of the comprehensive CoastWatch training.

Fawn Custer, our CoastWatch volunteer coordinator, has scheduled a special CoastWatch training session for Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Oregon State University Port Orford Field Station (444...

Jan
19

Beachwalk and Marine Debris Training

January 19, 2019, Port Orford

 

 The beach at Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The beach at Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator Fawn Custer will lead a beachwalk and marine debris survey on Saturday, Jan. 20, 3:30 p.m., at Rocky Point (CoastWatch Mile 46), on the border of the Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.  Head to...

Jan
20

King Tide Project, Second Series

January 20, 2019 - January 22, 2019

 King tide at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo by Walter Duvall.
King tide at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo by Walter Duvall.

We've already held one round of this winter's King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year.  The second round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project will take place...

Jan
20

Climate Change Presentation

January 20, 2019, Bandon

 Ann Schmierer, executive director of the Wild Rivers Land Trust.
Ann Schmierer, executive director of the Wild Rivers Land Trust.

Oregon Shores is collaborating with Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) to sponsor a series of talks this winter and spring.  We will also be working together with SEA on citizen science projects in the Bandon area.

The...

Jan
25

Marine Debris Monitoring Survey

January 25, 2019, Florence

A monthly marine debris survey takes place at Muriel O. Ponsler State Scenic Viewpoint, between Florence and Yachats.  To join the next survey (either to become part of the team, or simply to learn about the survey and decide whether it is for you)...

Jan
26

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 26, 2019, Astoria

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will hold a training session for prospective volunteers in the long-running beached bird survey they conduct in all the West Coast states on Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Room TOWL 306...

Jan
27

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 27, 2019, Tillamook

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will hold a training session for prospective volunteers in the long-running beached bird survey they conduct in all the West Coast states on Sunday, Jan. 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Port of...

Feb
10

King Tide Preview

February 10, 2019, Manzanita

King tide at Nehalem.\Photo by Cinamon Moffett.
King tide at Nehalem.\Photo by Cinamon Moffett.

To prepare for the third round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project (Feb. 18-20), and put the photographs we’re collecting of the year’s highest tides in context, CoastWatch and our partner, the state’s Coastal Management Program, are hosting a...

Feb
16

Marine Debris Presentation

February 16, 2019, Bandon

Dorothy Horn.
Dorothy Horn.

CoastWatch is collaborating with Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) on a series of talks this winter and spring providing background information helpful to both CoastWatch mile adopters and shoreline interpreters.  Of special interest to CoastWatchers is the...

Feb
18

King Tide Project, Third Series

February 18, 2019 - February 20, 2019

Pirate Cove (Depoe Bay) during a king tide.\Photo by Bob Loewen.
Pirate Cove (Depoe Bay) during a king tide.\Photo by Bob Loewen.

The third and final round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the reach of the winter's highest tides, will take place February 18-20.  (The first high-tide series the project...

Mar
8

Sharing the Coast Keynote

March 8, 2019, Newport

The tenth annual Sharing the Coast Conference will take place March 8-10 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (2030 S.E. Marine Science Dr.) in the South Beach area of Newport.  The event will feature speakers, panels, and field trips, all designed to...

Mar
9

Sharing the Coast Conference

March 9, 2019, Newport

The tenth annual Sharing the Coast Conference will take place March 8-10 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (2030 S.E. Marine Science Dr.) in the South Beach area of Newport.  The event will feature speakers, panels, and field trips, all designed to...

Mar
22

Marine Debris Monitoring Survey

March 22, 2019, Florence

A monthly marine debris survey takes place at Muriel O. Ponsler State Scenic Viewpoint, between Florence and Yachats.  To join the next survey (either to become part of the team, or simply to learn about the survey and decide whether it is for...