Featured Events

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

Dec
17

County Hearing on Jordan Cove

December 17, 2019, Coquille,

Artist's conception of Jordan Cove LNG export terminal.\Photo courtesy of JCEP.

Oregon Shores has been engaged in a wide range of local land use issues relating to the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal, which Canadian multinational corporation Pembina seeks to build on Coos Bay’s...

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,...

Dec
24

King Tides Project, Bonus Round

December 24, 2019 - December 26, 2019

Beach at Manzanita during a king tide.\Photo by Roger Campana.

Ordinarily, the King Tides Project, through which volunteer photographers document the highest tides of the year, focuses on the three highest tide series during each winter.  This year, we’ve already passed the first series in...

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...

Jan
18

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 18, 2020, Astoria

Beached Northern Fulmar.\Photo courtesy of COASST.

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will hold a training session for prospective volunteers in the long-running beached bird survey they conduct in all the West Coast states on Saturday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in Room...

Jan
19

Beached Bird Survey Training

January 19, 2020, Netarts

Beached and banded Common Murre.\Photo by Bonnie

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) will hold a training session for prospective volunteers in the long-running beached bird survey they conduct in all the West Coast states on Sunday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the...

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...