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
25

Beached Bird Survey Training

February 25, 2017, Arch Cape (south of Cannon Beach)

 Beached Northern Fulmar. Photo courtesy of COASST.
Beached Northern Fulmar. Photo courtesy of COASST.

CoastWatch is the Oregon partner of the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), which conducts a long-running beached bird survey in all the West Coast states.  This is true citizen science; with training, volunteers learn to...

Mar
3

Whales and Citizen Science

March 3, 2017, Waldport

Gray whale surfacing. Photo by Era Horton.
Gray whale surfacing. Photo by Era Horton.

The Sharing the Coast Conference kicks off with an evening talk by Leigh Torres, an Assistant Professor in Oregon State University’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, based at the Ecology of Marine Megafauna Laboratory in Newport.  Dr. Torres...

Mar
4

Sharing the Coast Conference

March 4, 2017, Waldport

Alsea River mouth with Sharing the Coast Conference site in background.
Alsea River mouth with Waldport, site of the Sharing the Coast Conference, in the background. Photo by Alex Derr.

This year’s Sharing the Coast Conference, our annual event that provides a cornucopia of information relating to monitoring the shoreline and participating in citizen science, is...

Mar
4

Beached Bird Survey Training

March 4, 2017, Pacific City

 COASST's Hillary Burgess in the field.
COASST's Hillary Burgess in the field.

CoastWatch is the Oregon partner of the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), which conducts a long-running beached bird survey in all the West Coast states.  This is true citizen science; with training, volunteers learn to gather...

Mar
5

Beached Bird Survey Training

March 5, 2017, Waldport

Beached bird. Photo by Nancy Moore.
Beached bird. Photo by Nancy Moore.

CoastWatch is the Oregon partner of the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), which conducts a long-running beached bird survey in all the West Coast states.  This is true citizen science; with training, volunteers learn to gather...

Mar
23

Environmental Lobby Day in Salem

March 23, 2017, Salem

Mark the date:  on Thursday, March 23, the conservation community will gather in Salem for Environmental Lobby Day at the State Capitol.

During every session of the Oregon Legislature, the Oregon Conservation Network (of which Oregon Shores is a member) holds a Lobby Day.  Conservationists...