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
1

Tidepool Webinar

June 1, 2020

Fawn Custer, teaching tidepools.\Photo by Alex Derr.
Fawn Custer, teaching tidepools.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Our “CoastWatch Hour” for Monday, June 1, 11 a.m., features our citizen science trainer (and former volunteer coordinator) Fawn Custer, talking about tidepools.  This particular session is especially designed for educators, but will no...

Jun
8

Webinar: Marine Reserves and CoastWatch

June 8, 2020

Cape Falcon, site of one of Oregon's marine reserves.\Photo by Alex Derr.

CoastWatch mile adopters monitor the entire Oregon shoreline, but the program pays special attention to the shores of Oregon’s five marine reserves, concentrating citizen science efforts there and seeking to build...

Jun
10

Marine Debris Survey Training

June 10, 2020, Hammond

Starting a marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Jesse Jones.
Starting a marine debris survey at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Jesse Jones.

One of the locations at which CoastWatch conducts our marine debris survey is 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...

Jun
10

Presentation on Oregon Islands

June 10, 2020

Some of Oregon's islands at sunset.\Photo by Bruce Swenson.

CoastWatch’s webinar series is focusing on rocky shores and rocky habitats this month, as the public site designation process gets started for the newly adopted Rocky Habitat Management Strategy.  While most of the attention has...

Jun
17

Rocky Habitat Webinar

June 17, 2020

Tidepools and Otter Rock.\Photo by Alex Derr.

In June, the CoastWatch webinar series is focusing on the state’s new Rocky Habitat Management Strategy and the “site designation” process that is just beginning.

On Wednesday, June 17, 6 p.m., we’ll be hosting Charlie Plybon, Surfrider’s policy...

Jul
5

Tidepool Clinic

July 5, 2020, Lincoln City

Coraline algae dominates a tidepool scene.\Photo courtesy of OPRD.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, July 5, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jul
7

Tidepool Clinic

July 7, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer in action on a beachwalk.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, July 7, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jul
8

Marine Debris Survey Training

July 8, 2020, Hammond

Marine debris comes in all sizes--a plastic jug upon the shore.\Photo by Steve Morey.
Marine debris comes in all sizes--a plastic jug upon the shore.\Photo by Steve Morey.

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...

Jul
10

Tidepool Clinic

July 10, 2020, Lincoln City

Tidepool life.\Photo by Rena Olson.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Friday, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth year,...