Coastal Conservation Calendar

Oregon coast natural history and conservation events sponsored by various organizations. Oregon Shores Featured Events are highlighted.

Mar
21

Spring Whale Watch Week

March 21, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Gray whale fluke.\Photo by Dennis White.

Note: due to coronavirus precautions, there will be no volunteer Whale watch guides at the viewing sites. But the whales will still be there.

State Parks has announced that Whale Watch Week will not be observed this spring as a precaution in addressing...

Apr
2

Cancelled--Talk on Soil and Climate

April 2, 2020, Newport

Kristin Ohlson.

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  No word as yet on rescheduling.

Kristin Ohlson will discuss her book, The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers and Foodies are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet on Thursday, April 2, as part of the...

Apr
4

Cancelled--Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 4, 2020, Nehalem

Snowy Plover with check.\Photo by Mick Thompson

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions.  However, see listings for online trainings now being offered as an alternative.

It’s almost Snowy Plover nesting season again.  Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon...

Apr
8

Cancelled--Shorebird Presentation

April 8, 2020, Cannon Beach

Juvenile Semipalmated Sandpiper.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Note:  The following event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus situation.  No word on whether or when it will be rescheduled.

Shorebirds will be the subject when the Friends of Haystack Rock lecture series hosts a talk on by Janet...

Apr
18

Cancelled--Snowy Plover Patrol Training

April 18, 2020, Nehalem

Snowy Plover at Fort Stevens State Park.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Note:  This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus precautions, but watch for listings for online training opportunities

It’s almost Snowy Plover nesting season again.  Portland Audubon is partnering with Oregon Parks and...

May
2

Black Oystercatcher Survey Training

May 2, 2020, Cannon Beach

Black Oystercatchers.\Photo by Scott Carpenter.

This year’s annual survey for Black Oystercatchers will focus just on identifying and monitoring nest sites—the abundance survey will not be done this year.  If you would be interested in learning more about Black Oystercatchers and this...