Coastal Conservation Calendar

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

Oct
26

Citizen Science Conference

October 26, 2021

COASST beached bird survey volunteers at work.\Photo by Penelope Chilton.
COASST beached bird survey volunteers at work.\Photo by Penelope Chilton.

Those interested in citizen science will want to save the dates Oct. 26-27, for the Pacific Northwest Citizen Science Summit.  It is sponsored by the Western Invasives Network and Washington Invasive Species...

Oct
26

Virtual Wild Rivers Tour

October 26, 2021

Illinois River.\Photo by Tim Palmer.

Take a “Southwest Oregon Wild Rivers Tour” online on Tuesday Oct. 26, 6 p.m.  The event, sponsored by the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society, KS Wild, and the Native Fish Society, has a dual purpose.  It will provide a glimpse of some of the state’s wildest and...

Oct
27

Salmon Restoration Symposium

October 27, 2021, Ocean Shores

Sockeye salmon spawning.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The 2021 Coast Region Symposium will be held in Ocean Shores, Washington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27.  The theme is “Restoration to Resilience:  Salmon Habitat in a Changing Climate.”  The event is free and open to all, but...

Oct
28

State of the Coast Conference

October 28, 2021

Fishing vessel at sea.\Photo by Jon Harvey.

The annual State of the Coast Conference takes place online again this year, Oct. 28-29.  The event, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, is free, but registration is required.  To register, go here.

The conference features an array of short talks,...

Oct
29

State of the Coast Conference—Second Day

October 29, 2021

The annual State of the Coast Conference takes place online again this year, Oct. 28-29.  The event, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, is free, but registration is required.  To register, go here.

The conference features an array of short talks, providing updates on...

Nov
6

Orca Talk

November 6, 2021

The American Cetacean Society, Oregon Chapter, presents a talk on orcas, aka killer whales, off our coast on Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. 

The speaker is Josh McInnes, a Master degree student at the University of British Columbia's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries...