CoastWatch Events

CoastWatch intertidal field trip.  Photo by Alex Derr.
CoastWatch intertidal field trip. Photo by Alex Derr.
Dec
8

COASST History Seminar

December 8, 2020

COASST training session.

CoastWatch has long served as the Oregon partner for the COASST beached bird survey.  Based at the University of Washington, COASST (Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team) conducts the survey through the West Coast states.  It is a justly renowned citizen...

Dec
9

King Tides Presentation

December 9, 2020

Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach during a king tide.\Photo by Briana Goodwin, with flight support by Lighthawk.

The King Tides Project will be featured in the Dec. 9 online talk that is part of the World of Haystack Rock lecture series sponsored by the Friends of Haystack Rock.  Speaking will...

Dec
10

Rocky Habitat Working Group Meeting

December 10, 2020

Rocky shore and pigeon guillemots.\Phot courtesy of OPRD.

The Rocky Habitat Working Group of the Ocean Policy Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, Dec. 10, 8-11 a.m., online.  The chief topic of discussion is the evaluation process for the currently ongoing site designation process under...

Past Events

Jan
9

Climate Change and Salmon Talk

January 9, 2016, Yachats

Photo of Rebecca Flitcroft.
Rebecca Flitcroft.
Salmon are iconic in part because of the many environments they move through and the many challenges they confront.  From their spawning in the headwaters of streams and rivers to the far reaches of the Pacific and back again, they cope with diverse situations.  How will...
Jan
7

Yaquina Bay Bird Count Report

January 7, 2016

Photo of Ram Papish.
Ram Papish.
The public is invited to a talk by wildlife artist Ram Papish at the MidCoast Watersheds Council meeting on Thursday, January 7, at 6:30 p.m. in Newport, to learn about the results of the annual Yaquina Bay Christmas Bird Count and changes in bird populations that have been...
Dec
17

Presentation Will Show How Birding Counts

December 17, 2015, Newport

Photo of Wood Ducks by Ram Papish.
Wood Ducks. Photo by Ram Papish.
Birders and bird-lovers all over the nation, including the Oregon coast, participate every year in the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count.  This is a form of citizen science that has been running for decades.

There are a lot of active birders in the...

Nov
20

Plant Violets So the Silverspot Won’t Be Blue

November 20, 2015 - November 21, 2015

Photo of early blue violets.
Help to invite the all-too-rare Oregon silverspot butterfly back to Clatsop County by joining a special project to plant violets on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-21, at various sites on the Clatsop Plains between Gearhart and Warrenton.

This is the culmination of a 10-year project, led by the...