Featured Events

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

Sep
18

Marine Debris Monitoring Survey

September 18, 2019, Florence

Marine debris survey in action.\Photo by Tara Dubois.

A monthly marine debris survey takes place at Muriel O. Ponsler State Scenic Viewpoint, between Florence and Yachats.  To join the next survey (either to become part of the team, or simply to learn about the survey and decide whether it...

Sep
25

Marine Debris Survey Training

September 25, 2019, Hammond

Ed Joyce leads a marine debris training session at Fort Stevens.\Photo by Patrician Jensen.

CoastWatch inaugurated a new site for our marine debris survey this spring.  The survey takes place at numerous sites along the coast.  The new location is at Fort Stevens State Park, just south of...

Oct
23

Marine Debris Survey Training

October 23, 2019, Hammond

Marine debris survey taking place at Fort Stevens.\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...

Nov
20

Marine Debris Survey Training

November 20, 2019, Hammond

arine debris survey at Fort Stevens in progress.\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...

Nov
21

Land-Sea Symposium

November 21, 2019, Yachats

The northern fringe of the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve, at Cook's Chasm.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The 7th annual Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium has been slated for Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5 to 8:30 p.m., at the Yachats Commons (441 Hwy 101 in the middle of Yachats). 

The Land-Sea Symposium is a...

Nov
25

King Tide Project, First Series

November 25, 2019

Aerial view of Whale Cove (upper right) and Little Whale Cove during a king tide.\Photo by Briana Goodwin.
Aerial view of Whale Cove (upper right) and Little Whale Cove during a king tide.\Photo by Briana Goodwin.

The first round of the 2019-2020 King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year, takes place November 25-27, 2019.  (The other two...

Dec
18

Marine Debris Survey Training

December 18, 2019, Hammond

The beach on Clatsop Spit where the marine debris survey takes place.\Photo by Jesse Jones.

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,...

Jan
10

King Tide Project, Second Series

January 10, 2020 - January 12, 2020

 King Tide at Depoe Bay.\Photo by Bob Loewen.
King Tide at Depoe Bay.\Photo by Bob Loewen.

The second round of the 2019-2020 King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year, takes place January 10-12, 2020. (The final round is set for February 8-10.)  The project reveals areas currently...

Feb
8

King Tide Project, Third Series

February 8, 2020 - February 10, 2020

A 2018 king tide on the Yaquina River.\Photo by Greg Henton.
A 2018 king tide on the Yaquina River.\Photo by Greg Henton.

The final round of the 2019-2020 King Tide Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year, takes place February 8-10, 2020.  The project reveals areas currently prone to flooding, but more...