Featured Events

Events sponsored or engaged in by Oregon Shores. The Full Coastal Calendar includes these along with relevant events sponsored by other organizations.

Oct
26

Webinar: Ocean Policy for a Changing Climate

October 26, 2021

Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Throughout our 50th anniversary year, Oregon Shores has been presenting webinars featuring leading scientists from around the country, discussing our ocean and coastal environments and the threats to natural and human communities.  Now...

Oct
28

King Tides Presentation

October 28, 2021

Cape Falcon.\Photo by Ben Nieves.

The first round of this year’s King Tides Project, through which photographers capture the reach of the year’s highest tides, is coming up Nov. 5-7.  For a preview, join CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator Jesse Jones and Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve...

Nov
3

Discusson about the Rising Tides

November 3, 2021

Marina Psaros
Marina Psaros

We’re in the final weeks of Oregon Shores’ 50th anniversary year, during which we have hosted speakers from around the country who have helped us envision coastal conservation challenges during the next 50 years.  And we’re on the cusp of this year’s King Tides Project,...

Nov
5

King Tides Project—First Round

November 5, 2021

King tide on the Nehalem spit.\Photo by Steve Morey.

The annual King Tides Project, co-sponsored by CoastWatch and the Oregon Coastal Management Program, kicks off the winter with a series of high tides Nov. 5-7.

Through this citizen science project, volunteer photographers document the reach...

Nov
6

King Tides Presentation

November 6, 2021

King tide at Cape Perpetua's spouting horn.\Photo by Dick Mason.

The second round of this winter’s King Tides Project, through which volunteer photographers capture the reach of the year’s highest tides, takes place Dec. 3-5.  For an introduction to the project and guide to where photos are...

Nov
10

Talks by Emerging Scientists

November 10, 2021

John Stepanek in the field, studying carbon storage.
John Stepanek in the field, studying carbon storage.

As we near the end of our 50th anniversary year, we are focusing all the more strongly on the theme of our celebration, which is not looking back but “the next 50 years of coastal conservation.”  In that spirit, we wanted to survey some of...

Nov
17

Marine Debris Survey Training

November 17, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris surveyors celebrate completion of a survey.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon...

Nov
17

Panel on New Coastal Research

November 17, 2021

Chelsea Batavia.

As we near the end of our 50th anniversary year, we are focusing strongly on the theme of our celebration, “the next 50 years of coastal conservation.”  In that spirit, we are surveying some of the young researchers who are doing cutting-edge work that will inform our...

Dec
3

King Tides Project—Second Round

December 3, 2021

King tide at Seal Rock.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The second round of the annual King Tides Project, co-sponsored by CoastWatch and the Oregon Coastal Management Program, takes place with a series of high tides Dec. 3-5.

Through this citizen science project, volunteer photographers document the...

Dec
14

King Tides Presentation

December 14, 2021

King tide at Bandon's Coquille Point.\Photo by Rick Poecker.

Our colleagues with Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness are hosting CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator Jesse Jones for a presentation on the King Tides Project on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m.  The event is free and open to all,...

Dec
15

Marine Debris Survey Training

December 15, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey at Fort Stevens in action.\Photo by Ed Joyce.

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 by Oregon Shores...

Jan
1

King Tides Project—Third Round

January 1, 2022

King tide sweeps the shore south of Cape Sebastian.\Photo courtesy of ORKingTides.

The final round of this winter’s version of the annual King Tides Project, co-sponsored by CoastWatch and the Oregon Coastal Management Program, kicks off the new year with a series of high tides Jan. 1-3,...