Featured Events

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

Feb
7

King Tides Presentation

February 7, 2022

Photographer captures a shot of a recent king tide at Shore Acres.\Photo by Josh Harlukowicz.

CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator Jesse Jones will make an online presentation to the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME) on the subject of the King Tides Project on Monday, Feb. 7, at 6:30...

Feb
9

Marine Debris Survey Training

February 9, 2022, Hammond

Marine debris survey in action 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...

Feb
15

Webinar on Reducing Plastic Pollution

February 15, 2022

Marine debris, including the particularly dangerous styrofoam.\Photo courtesy of Surfrider.

Marine debris is of keen concern to CoastWatchers, and everyone else who cares about the ocean and the shore.  Oregon Shores supports the goal of reducing plastic pollution—the primary component of...

Mar
9

Marine Debris Survey Training

March 9, 2022, Hammond

Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.
Marine debris survey in progress at Fort Stevens.

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 Ed...

Apr
2

Tidepool ‘Explorience’

April 2, 2022, Lincoln City

awn Custer leading a tidepool "explorience."\Photo by Alex Derr.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, April 2, beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic,...

Apr
13

Marine Debris Monitoring Talks

April 13, 2022

Hillary Burgess in the field.

The Friends of Haystack Rock are hosting Jesse Jones, CoastWatch’s volunteer coordinator, and Hillary Burgess of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), for an online discussion of marine debris and how to help to monitor it.  “Marine Debris...

Apr
19

Tidepool Clinic

April 19, 2022, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading a Lincoln City tidepool clinic, pre-pandemic.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool explorience” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, April 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a two-year hiatus...

Apr
21

Tidepool Clinic

April 21, 2022, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer, teaching tidepools.\Photo by Alex Derr.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool explorience” in Lincoln City on Thursday, April 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, CoastWatch...

May
20

Tidepool Clinic

May 20, 2022, Lincoln city

Tidepool life.\Photo by Rena Olson.
Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool explorience” in Lincoln City on Friday, May 20, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, CoastWatch is once again joining...

May
22

Tidepool Clinic

May 22, 2022, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer, in her trademark orange rainpants, leading an earlier tidepool clinic.\Photo by Dennis White.
Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool explorience” in Lincoln City on Sunday, May 22, beginning at noon.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event is open to all. 

After a...