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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Cape Cove Beach Cleanup

June 10

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.

Seabird Nest Colony Monitoring VIRTUAL Training

June 13

Do you like seabirds and care about their welfare? Join a volunteer opportunity to monitor seabird nests at Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve in order to better understand how seabirds may respond to the new protections.

Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve BioBlitz

June 27

Come explore Oregon’s coastal waters while helping local scientists survey the species of the region. We plan to have a brief introduction on Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve and answer any iNaturalist questions at the beginning of the event.

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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