Geology of Netarts Bay Walk

July 23, 2017 - 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Netarts Bay
Netarts, OR
Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea (WEBS)

Netarts Bay.
Netarts Bay. | Photo by Dolan. H

Join the Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea (WEBS) on an amazing and free Geologic tour around Netarts Bay. You will see landslide areas, fossil deposits on Cape Meares, Happy Camp, bay overlooks and tsunami layers from the “Big One” in 1700. The walk will be led by Tom Horning, a Seaside native, and Registered Geologist. Horning has been a featured speaker at the Listening to the Land series hosted by the North Coast Land Conservancy and a central figure in the new book The Next Tsunami: Living On A Restless Coast by Bonnie Henderson.

This event is also part of the Explore Nature series of hikes, walks, paddles and outdoor adventures. Explore Nature events are hosted by a consortium of volunteer community and non-profit organizations, and are meaningful nature-based experiences highlight the unique beauty of Tillamook County and the work being done to preserve and conserve the area’s natural resources and natural resource-based economy. Learn more at www.explorenaturetillamookCoast.com.

When: July 23, 2017 from 8:30am to 12pm

Where: Netarts Bay area. Register for details.

Details: Registration is required. Transportation to natural areas provided by WEBS. Please be prepared for dynamic coastal weather on the Oregon coast and wear sturdy closed toe shoes or boots (no flip flops please and expect your feet to get muddy).

Questions? Contact [email protected] or call 541-231-8041