Featured Events

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

Jul
9

Hybrid Beachgrass Survey Training

July 9, 2022, Warrenton

A patch of the hybrid beachgrass.\Photo by Rebecca Mostow.
A patch of the hybrid beachgrass.\Photo by Rebecca Mostow.

The search continues for the new hybrid beachgrass that is spreading on the Oregon and Washington coasts. CoastWatch volunteers are helping researchers at Oregon State University map the range of the new hybrid, the offspring of two...

Jul
13

Marine Debris Survey Training

July 13, 2022, Hammond

 

 

Marine debris survey training.
Marine debris survey training in progress.\Photo by Dennis White.

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...

Jul
16

CoastWatch Orientation Walk

July 16, 2022, Cannon Beach

 

Ecola State Park.
Ecola State Park.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator Jesse Jones will lead a CoastWatch orientation session on Saturday, July 16, at Indian Beach within Ecola State Park, just north of Cannon Beach.  Meet at 8 a.m. at the Indian Beach parking area near the top of the...

Jul
16

CoastWatch Orientation Beachwalk

July 16, 2022, Winchester Bay

 

CoastWatch Mile 146.
CoastWatch Mile 146.\Photo by Shawnita Zimmer.

A CoastWatch orientation beachwalk will be held on Saturday, July 16, at Ziolkouski Beach Park in Winchester Bay, beginning at 9 a.m.  This will be a chance for new CoastWatchers to brush up on their observational skills, longer-term mile...

Jul
17

Tidepool Clinic

July 17, 2022, Lincoln City

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

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool explorience” in Lincoln City on Sunday, July 17, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a two-year hiatus due to the...

Jul
28

Webinar on Protecting Coos Bay

July 28, 2022

 

Upper Coos Bay from Millicoma Marsh.
Upper Coos Bay from Millicoma Marsh\Photo by Alexa Carleton.
Oregon Shores and fellow conservation groups are co-sponsoring a series of webinars that provide background on the Coos Bay estuary and its natural and human communities, to prepare citizens to engage in many issues coming up that...
Aug
10

CoastWatch Orientation Walk

August 10, 2022, Netarts

CoastWatch Mile 280.
CoastWatch Mile 280.\Photo by Angela Arena.
CoastWatch Volunteer Program Coordinator Jesse Jones will lead an informational CoastWatch walk along CoastWatch Mile 280, north of Happy Camp, and south of Oceanside in Tillamook County. The walk will begin at 7:30 a.m. and go for just over an...
Aug
10

Marine Debris Survey Training

August 10, 2022, Hammond

 

 

Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.
Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Jesse Jones.

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...

Sep
14

Marine Debris Survey Training

September 14, 2022, Hammond

 

 

Marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.
Marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Angela Whitlock.

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...