Featured Events

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

Jun
14

Tidepool Clinic

June 14, 2018, Lincoln City

ea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.
ea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Thursday, June 14, at 8:30 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

For the second year, CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor...

Jun
15

Citizen Science at Otter Rock

June 15, 2018, Otter Rock

Karen Driscoll teaching the public about tidepool life on Earth Day.\Photo by Dennis White.
Karen Driscoll teaching the public about tidepool life on Earth Day.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join Fawn Custer, along with highly knowledgeable volunteer Karen Driscoll, for a belated World Ocean Day celebration at the Otter Rock Marine Reserve (perhaps we can call this Oregon Ocean Shore...

Jun
16

Tidepool Clinic

June 16, 2018, Lincoln City

Typical tidepool life.\Photo by Gregory Henton.
Typical tidepool life.\Photo by Gregory Henton.

Join CoastWatch and Fawn Custer, our volunteer coordinator, for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, June 16, at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

For the second year, CoastWatch is...

Jun
17

Tidepool Clinic

June 17, 2018, Lincoln City

Sea anemone.\Photo by Parker Ashbaugh.
Sea anemone.\Photo by Parker Ashbaugh.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, June 17, at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

For the second year, CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor & Convention...

Jul
7

CoastWatch Anniversary and Shoreline Science Day

July 7, 2018, Gleneden Beach

Stewart Schultz (right) leading a previous beachwalk.\Photo by Michael Coe.
Stewart Schultz (right) leading a previous beachwalk.\Photo by Michael Coe.

We’re celebrating CoastWatch’s 25th anniversary all year.  One of the biggest anniversary events will take place on Saturday, July 7, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Gleneden Beach Community Club (110 Azalea St.).  The...

Jul
13

BioBlitz Introduction and Training

July 13, 2018, Newport

Sea stars and algae characterize rocky shore habitats.\Photo by Rena Martin.
Sea stars and algae characterize rocky shore habitats.\Photo by Rena Martin.

On July 14 and July 15, we’re conducting our big BioBlitzes at Otter Rock Marine Reserve and Cascade Head Marine Reserve, consecutively.  The goal is to take a one-day inventory of all the species we can find on the...

Jul
14

BioBlitz at Otter Rock

July 14, 2018, Otter Rock

People exploring tidepools at Otter Rock.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.
People exploring tidepools at Otter Rock.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

CoastWatch has taken on a significant challenge—organizing BioBlitzes for Otter Rock and Cascade Head marine reserves.  Participation by CoastWatchers and other members of the public is essential.  Make plans to get involved...

Jul
14

Tidepool Clinic

July 14, 2018, Lincoln City

Life often observed in Oregon rocky shore habitats.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.
Life often observed in Oregon rocky shore habitats.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, July 14, at 8:30 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

For the second year, CoastWatch is joining forces...

Jul
15

Tidepool Clinic

July 15, 2018, Lincoln City

Examining a shore crab.\Photo by Rena Martin.
Examining a shore crab.\Photo by Rena Martin.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, July 15, at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

For the second year, CoastWatch is joining forces with the Lincoln City Visitor &...

Jul
15

BioBlitz at Roads End

July 15, 2018, Lincoln City

 

Roads End beach seen from the headland to the north.\Photo by Linda Fink.
Roads End beach seen from the headland to the north.\Photo by Linda Fink.
CoastWatch has taken on a significant challenge—organizing BioBlitzes for Otter Rock and Cascade Head marine reserves.  Participation by CoastWatchers and other members of the public is essential.  Make plans to get...
Dec
21

King Tide Project, First Series

December 21, 2018 - December 23, 2018

 Lost Creek State Recreation Site at a king tide.\Photo by Cathy Avilez.
Lost Creek State Recreation Site at a king tide.\Photo by Cathy Avilez.

Dates have been selected for next winter’s King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year.  The first round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project will take place December...

Jan
19

King Tide Project, Second Series

January 19, 2019 - January 21, 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.

Dates have been selected for next 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 January...

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.

Dates have been selected for next winter’s King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year.  The third and final round of the 2018-2019 King Tide Project will take place February...