Coastal Conservation Calendar

Oregon coast natural history and conservation events sponsored by various organizations. Oregon Shores Featured Events are highlighted.


Climate Panel

July 15, 2019, Newport

King Tide at Coquille--sea level rise threatens infrastructure.\Photo by Alex Derr.

On Monday, July 15, at 7 p.m. in the Newport Public Library (35 N.W. Nye St.),five local speakers will be addressing climate-related issues, legislation, and electric cars.

The speakers will be Rep. David...


Lecture on Managing Marine Protected Areas

July 17, 2019, Charleston

Cascade Head Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of their Summer Seminar Series, the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) presents a talk by Will White of Oregon State University on “Linking Models and Data for Adaptive Management of Marine Protected Areas.”  The talk takes...


Talk on Coast and Climate

July 17, 2019, Bay City

Tillamook Bay during a king tide, a preview of sea level rise.\Photo by John Bauer.

Chuck Willer, director of the Coast Range Association, will speak on “Sea Level Rise, Ocean Acidification, and a Warming Planet:  The Oregon Coast in the Era of Climate Change.”  His talk takes place on...


Geology Walk

July 18, 2019, Seaside

Trail and Circle Creek.\Photo courtesy of NCLC.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) offers a walk led by geologist Tom Horning on its property at Circle Creek, from 1 to about 3:30 p.m.  The event is free, but registration is required.  For more information, or to register, go...


Marbled Murrelet Survey

July 22, 2019, Yachats

Marbled Murrelet.\Photo courtesy of Cape Perpetua Area Collaborative.

This annual event (14 years now) starts with an evening program at the Yachats Commons (441 Hwy 101) on Monday, July 22, 6:30 p.m., about Marbled Murrelet biology and conservation, followed by an on-the-ground survey the...


North Bend Pipeline Hearing

July 23, 2019, North Bend

Jordan Cove in foreground, with tip of North Bend to be crossed by pipeline in the distance.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The battle against the Jordan Cove Energy Project’s attempt to develop an LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminal on Coos Bay’s North Spit has many fronts.  One of these is Jordan...