Oregon Doesn't Stop at the Beach

The Cape Perpetua Collaborative’s vision is to foster conservation and collaboration within local communities for scientific exchange, management, awareness, and stewardship from the land to the sea in and around Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.

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Corvids on the Coast

February 22

Casey Hase will provide an introduction the family Corvidea with an emphasis on the unique behaviors and natural histories of the four corvid species common on the Oregon Coast.

Saving Big Creek, Saving the Silverspot Butterfly

February 29

Andrea Scharf will talk about the history of the Big Creek campaign to stop development of a destination resort on the property and efforts to restore the Oregon silverspot butterfly population and bring it back from the brink of extinction.

Cape Cove Beach Cleanup

March 5

We will survey 100 yards of Cape Cove Beach. This includes flat sandy beach, wood debris, cobble rocks and lava rock. After the survey, we will collect our finds, sort and document. The plastic items are kept for re-use in various projects.

About Cape Perpetua Collaborative

Working together and coordinating conservation efforts in this region will help make efficient use to leverage available resources, and accelerate the pace at which Oregonians are made aware of, appreciate, understand and support the natural and cultural values of this region.

Three principles guide all management tasks and activities implemented by collaborative partners.

Community Engagement

Engaging in Partnerships

Leveraging Resources

Founding Partners

In 2017, team was composed of representatives from recreation management and conservation organizations and was working to include other local NGOs and a local tribe.

Introduction into the

Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve

Marine Reserve Area

Marine Protected Areas

Seabird Protected Area

The Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve is Oregon’s largest marine reserve. The site is located off the central Oregon coast stretching between the towns of Yachats and Florence. The site includes a marine reserve, two Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), and a Seabird Protection Area.

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