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
20

Marine Debris Survey Training

January 20, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris collected during a Fort Stevens survey.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon...

Jan
21

Saltmarsh Seminar

January 21, 2021

Millicoma Marsh.\Photo courtesy of Millicoma Marsh Interpretive Trail Project.

Oregon Shores, working through CoastWatch with funding from the city of Coos Bay, is supporting development of the Millicoma Marsh Interpretive Trail Project.  When completed, this will provide an educational...

Jan
30

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 30, 2021

COASST beached bird survey in progress at Cannon Beach.\Photo by Melissa Keyser.

COASST (the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team), which organizes the beached bird survey in which CoastWatch is an Oregon partner, is holding an online training session aimed at prospective volunteers...

Jan
31

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 31, 2021

South coast COASST volunteers Dave and Diane Bilderback.

COASST (the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team), which organizes the beached bird survey in which CoastWatch is an Oregon partner, is holding an online training session aimed at prospective volunteers on the south coast on...

Feb
8

Brittle Star Webinar

February 8, 2021

Western spiny brittle star.\Photo courtesy of iNaturalist.

CoastWatch presents the next in our series of online presentations on rocky habitats, particularly those on the south coast, when MacKenna Hainey speaks on “Fantastic Brittle Stars, and Where to Find Them” on Monday, Feb. 8, at 6...

Feb
17

Marine Debris Survey Training

February 17, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey at Fort Stevens in progress.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon Shores...

Mar
15

Nudibranch Presentation

March 15, 2021

Clown nudibranch.\Photo by N.C. Treneman.

CoastWatch is offering a series of webinars on rocky shore habitats and their denizens, with a particular focus on Oregon’s south coast.  In March’s presentation, “Predators Cloaked in Beauty,” marine biologist Nancy C. Treneman will discuss the...

Mar
17

Marine Debris Survey Training

March 17, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon Shores...

Apr
14

Marine Debris Survey Training

April 14, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey participants at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon Shores...