Featured Events

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

Mar
13

Presentation on Ice and Climate Change

March 13, 2020, Coos Bay

King tide swamps railroad tracks in Coos Bay, in what could become a common site if ice caps melt and sea level rises.\Photo by Robert More.

Eric Steig will present a lecture on “The Future of Ice: What We Do (and Don’t) Know About Climate Change in Polar Regions,” on Friday, March 13, 7...

Mar
14

Sharing the Coast Conference

March 14, 2020, Coos Bay

Time to mark calendars for this year’s 11th annual Sharing the Coast Conference, as always a collaboration between CoastWatch and the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME). The main event takes place on Saturday, March 14, beginning at 9 a.m. (registration...

Mar
14

King Tides Wrap-Up Party

March 14, 2020, Coos Bay

On Saturday evening, March 14, an after-party for the Sharing the Coast Conference will also serve as the wrap-up celebration for this winter’s very successful King Tides Project. The event, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Dave’s Pizza (740 Koos Bay Blvd.) in...

Mar
17

Fisheries Update

March 17, 2020, Siletz

At the Siletz Watershed Council’s spring quarterly meeting, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Mid-Coast Assistant District Fish Biologist, Paul Olmsted, will speak about “Mid-Coast Fisheries, Stock Status, and Restoration.”  The event, free and open to all, takes...

Apr
9

Beachgrass Survey Talk

April 9, 2020, Astoria

Much of the terrain of the Oregon coast we see today has been shaped by two dominant, invasive beachgrass species.  They build the tall, stable dunes that parallel sandy beaches, providing some protection for infrastructure but causing the decline of native animal...

Apr
11

Tidepool Clinic

April 11, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer leading a tidepool clinic last year.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, April 11, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No...

Apr
15

CoastWatch Library Talk

April 15, 2020, Astoria

View of Astoria and the Columbia estuary.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Celebrate Tax Day with CoastWatch, as Jesse Jones, our volunteer coordinator, is featured in the Astoria Library Nature and Science Series.  Her appearance takes place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at the Astoria Public...

May
9

Tidepool Clinic

May 9, 2020, Lincoln City

Fawn Custer (left) conducting a previous tidepool clinic.\Photo by Dennis White.

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, May 9, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No...

May
23

Tidepool Clinic

May 23, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the...

Jun
7

Tidepool Clinic

June 7, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, June 7, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth...

Jun
10

Tidepool Clinic

June 10, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Wednesday, June 10, beginning at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is...

Jun
23

Tidepool Clinic

June 23, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, June 23, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the...

Jun
27

Tidepool Clinic

June 27, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Saturday, June 27, beginning at 11 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For...

Jul
5

Tidepool Clinic

July 5, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Sunday, July 5, beginning at 8 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth year,...

Jul
7

Tidepool Clinic

July 7, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Tuesday, July 7, beginning at 9 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth year,...

Jul
10

Tidepool Clinic

July 10, 2020, Lincoln City

Join CoastWatch for a “tidepool clinic” in Lincoln City on Friday, July 7, beginning at 10 a.m.  Meet at the N.W. 15th St. beach access.  The free event, which will last about an hour, is open to all.  No pre-registration is required.

For the fourth year,...