Coastal Conservation Calendar

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


Invasive Species Webinar

May 18, 2021

To commemorate Oregon Invasive Species Awareness Week and National Invasive Species Awareness Week, the Oregon Invasive Species Council (OISC) is presenting a 90-minutewebinar that will introduce and highlight invasive species threats and...


Silverspot Seminar

May 20, 2021

Oregon Silverspot, at the Nestucca National Wildlife Refuge.\Photo courtesy of USFWS.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center continues with its regular research seminar series online.  On Thursday, May 20, 3:30 p.m., the seminar is “Nestucca Bay NWR:  Research and Restoration Intertwine to Save...


Hike to Blacklock Point

May 22, 2021, Langlois

The Southcoast Striders hiking group is offering a free expedition to Blacklock Point in Curry County.  As it happens, the is one of the sites that Oregon Shores is working to protect with a special Marine Conservation site designation through the state’s Rocky...


Lincoln County Hearing on Shoreline Armoring

May 24, 2021

The eroding shoreline at Lincoln Beach.\Photo by Linda Fink.


Lincoln County received requests for building permits from four property owners, who wish to armor the shoreline in front of their houses.  The county’s planning staff turned them down, because the properties are not eligible for...


Abalone Webinar

May 25, 2021

Abalone shell ashore.\Photo courtesy of the Elakha Alliance.

In addition to serving as president of the Kalmiopsis Audubon Society, Ann Vileisis is a well-regarded writer on natural history, environmental, and food topics.  The Port Orford author’s latest book is “Abalone:  The remarkable...