Featured Events

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

Jul
29

Oregon Shores’ Anniversary Day

July 29, 2021

Children running free on Oregon's public shoreline.\Photo by Dina Pavlis.

The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition officially came into existence on July 29, 1971.  We’ve had quite a five-decade history, defending the coast and working for stronger protection of its resources and public...

Jul
29

CoastWatch Anniversary Beachwalk--South Coast

July 29, 2021, Charleston

Rocky shores at Sunset Bay.\Photo by Laurel Hillmann.

Thursday, July 29, is the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition’s anniversary date, and kicking off the festivities will be this south coast beachwalk led by Fawn Custer, our CoastWatch citizen science trainer.  The event is free and open...

Jul
29

CoastWatch Anniversary Beachwalk—North Coast

July 29, 2021, Rockaway Beach

Stewart Schultz at Netarts Bay.

Thursday, July 29, is the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition’s anniversary date, and kicking off the festivities will be two CoastWatch-oriented beachwalks.  One will be led by Fawn Custer, our CoastWatch citizen science trainer, at Sunset Bay (see separate...

Jul
29

Talk on Shoreline Management

July 29, 2021

King tide swamps beach at Pacific City.\Photo by Steve Gehring.'

Thursday, July 29, is Oregon Shores’ actual anniversary date, and we’re sponsoring a number of special activities to mark the occasion, both in the field and online.  For more on the anniversary, see the event listing.

Of...

Jul
29

Citizen Science Presentation

July 29, 2021

Mary Ellen Hannibal conducting coastal citizen science.

Thursday, July 29, is Oregon Shores’ actual anniversary date, and we’re sponsoring celebratory activities throughout the day.

The final speaker of the event is one of special note to CoastWatchers and all others interested in citizen...

Jul
30

CoastWatch Blitz

July 30, 2021

 CoastWatcher at work.\Photo by Linda Reid
CoastWatcher at work.\Photo by Linda Reid

The Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition, CoastWatch’s parent group, is celebrating its 50th anniversary year in 2021. The actual anniversary date is July 29; that day will be full of special activities.  

For the following three days, July 30-Aug....

Jul
31

Beachwalk with Stewart Schultz

July 31, 2021, Hammond

Stewart Schultz leading a beachwalk.\Photo by Michael Coe.

Learn about the ecology of the Oregon shoreline from the author of The Northwest Coast: A Natural History, when marine ecologist Stewart Schultz leads a CoastWatch beachwalk at Fort Stevens State Park on Saturday, July 31, beginning...

Aug
11

Beachwalk with Stewart Schultz

August 11, 2021, Newport

Moolack Beach.\Photo by Dorothea Derickson.

Learn about the ecology of the Oregon shoreline from the author of The Northwest Coast: A Natural History, when marine ecologist Stewart Schultz leads a CoastWatch beachwalk at Moolack Beach, near Newport, on Wednesday, Aug. 11, beginning at 10...

Aug
18

Marine Debris Survey Training

August 18, 2021, Hammond

 

Marine debris assemblage from an earlier Fort Stevens 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...
Sep
15

Marine Debris Survey Training

September 15, 2021, Hammond

Marine debris survey 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 board member...