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January 2020

CoastWatch Engages Oregonians in Stewardship Over Their Shoreline

January 25, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am CoastWatch is a program of Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition that encourages and supports volunteers in stewarding a mile of the Oregon coast. CoastWatch collaborates with scientists and others to provide citizen science and tide pool education opportunities on CoastWatch miles. Volunteers survey sea stars and sea birds, monitor marine debris and document the King Tides among other things. Jesse Jones, CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator, will give an overview of CoastWatch, discuss…

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February 2020

Exploring Oregon’s Ancient Forests

February 1, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am Dripping coastal forests of giant Douglas-firs, high desert groves of massive ponderosa pines, and lush mixed conifer forests surrounding jagged Cascade peaks--Oregon’s ancient forests are vital to our state's future - for clean water, climate change, wildlife, recreation, and so much more. Chandra LeGue will talk about some of the fundamentals of these forests - what makes an ancient forest, what types exist in Oregon, where they are, who manages…

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Cascadia: Ready or Not

February 8, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am The natural beauty of Oregon comes with the hazard of the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami. Althea Rizzo will show you how to get started on preparing for Cascadia. You are probably more prepared than you think. Flyer | Facebook ***Parking & seating limited. Please plan accordingly. The event is free, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, federal recreation pass, or $5 day-use fee is required within…

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Corvids on the Coast

February 22, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am 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. Learn how anthropogenic resources influence corvids and their role in sensitive coastal communities. Also a brief discussion on local projects related to corvid censusing and management. Flyer | Facebook ***Parking & seating limited. Please plan accordingly. The event is free, but…

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Saving Big Creek, Saving the Silverspot Butterfly

February 29, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am 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. Flyer | Facebook ***Parking & seating limited. Please plan accordingly. The event is free, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, federal recreation pass, or $5 day-use fee is…

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March 2020

Girl in Water Photography

March 7, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am Jamie Kish, a photographer, artist and biologist, is the face behind Girl in Water Photography. Jamie moved to Oregon at 4yrs old from Pennsylvania, and became enamored with the Oregon Coast. She started in the marine biology field as a youth volunteer at the Oregon Coast Aquarium at 11, and 19 years later resurfaced from the marine biology/aquarium world. She has worked for places such as training wild stingrays for…

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Cancelled — Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration Project

March 14, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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Photo Credit: Ecotrust ⚠️ Cancelled: Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series due to Coronavirus   Recent policy guidance has come out with the Forest Service regarding meetings and events with the intent to reduce exposure risk of public and staff. A determination has been made to post-pone the remaining Saturday speaker events for March. At this time, we are not able to offer a definitive time period for rescheduling yet. Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am Fivemile-Bell…

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Cancelled — Climate Change: Hoax or Apocalypse?

March 21, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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⚠️ Cancelled: Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series due to Coronavirus   Recent policy guidance has come out with the Forest Service regarding meetings and events with the intent to reduce exposure risk of public and staff. A determination has been made to post-pone the remaining Saturday speaker events for March. At this time, we are not able to offer a definitive time period for rescheduling yet. Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am This interactive presentation will…

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Cancelled — Experiencing Gray Whales

March 28, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Cape Perpetua Visitor Center, 2400 Highway 101
Yachats, OR 97498 United States
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⚠️ Cancelled: Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series due to Coronavirus   Recent policy guidance has come out with the Forest Service regarding meetings and events with the intent to reduce exposure risk of public and staff. A determination has been made to post-pone the remaining Saturday speaker events for March. At this time, we are not able to offer a definitive time period for rescheduling yet. Cape Perpetua Winter Speaker Series - Presentations begin at 11:00am Michael Noack, a retired…

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November 2020

Climate Change: Hoax or Apocalypse?

November 7, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. November 7 at 10:00am Presenting Andreas Schmittner, Climate Change: Hoax or Apocalypse?…

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A New Kid on the Dune: The Unlikely Hybridization Between Two Non-native Beachgrass Species in the Pacific Northwest

November 14, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. November 14 at 10:00am Presenting Rebecca Mostow, A New Kid on the…

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Oregon’s Black Oystercatchers and Rocky Habitats: Revealing its Mysteries to Help Protect a Species of Conservation Concern

November 21, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. November 21 at 10:00am Presenting Joe Liebezeit, Oregon’s Black Oystercatchers and Rocky…

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December 2020

Lichens and Lichen Bioindication Science

December 5, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. December 5 at 10:00am Presenting Doug Glavich, Lichens and Lichen Bioindication Science…

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Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration Project

December 12, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. December 12 at 10:00am Presenting Johnny Sundstrom & Paul Burns, Fivemile-Bell Landscape…

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Witness an Amazing Journey of Survival, from the Arctic to Baja and Back

December 19, 2020 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held each Saturday at 10:00am, from November 7 until December 19 (excluding holidays). Fall presentations will include a special focus on climate change, Black Oystercatchers, lichens, Fivemile-Bell Landscape Restoration and gray whale migration . All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. December 19 at 10:00am Presenting Joy Primrose, Witness an Amazing Journey of…

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January 2021

Hiking the Central Oregon Coast

January 9 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 20 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. January 9 at 10:00am Presenting Bonnie Henderson, Avid Hiker &…

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The View from Cascade Head: Lessons for the Biosphere from the Oregon Coast

January 16 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. January 16 at 10:00am Presenting Bruce Byers, Ecologist, Writer, and…

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Valuing Water: Learning from the past to add resilience to our future

January 23 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. January 23 at 10:00am Presenting Kami Ellingson, Watershed Program Manager,…

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The Amanda Trail: History, Significance & Bridging Gaps

January 30 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. January 30 at 10:00am Presenting Joanne Kittel, View the Future…

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February 2021

Satellite Telemetry, Behavior & Ecology of Pinnipeds on the Oregon Coast

February 6 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. February 6 at 10:00am Presenting Sheanna Steingass, Marine Mammal Program…

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It’s Not All About Old Trees – An Introduction to the New Old Growth Forest

February 27 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. February 27 at 10:00am Presenting Vicki Penwell, Director of Cape…

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March 2021

Vulnerable Early Life Stages of Black Rockfish in Changing Ocean Conditions

March 6 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. March 6 at 10:00am Presenting Will Fennie, PhD Grad, Plankton…

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From Desert to Coast, the Case for Dark Skies

March 13 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
Virtual, OR United States

Crater Lake by Harun Mehmedinovic Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. March 13 at 10:00am Presenting…

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Where is home? Using DNA profiling and spatial predictive models to assess the breeding ground origins of humpback whales in the eastern North Pacific

March 20 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Virtual, OR United States

Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. March 20 at 10:00am Presenting Karen Lohman, Graduate Research Fellow…

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Diving the Pacific Northwest: The Hidden Beauty

March 27 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT
Virtual, OR United States

Photographs by Laura Tesler Cape Perpetua Fall Speaker Series Enjoy a variety of free educational presentations hosted by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative. Guest speaker presentations will be held most Saturdays at 10:00am, from January 9 - March 27 (excluding holidays). Winter presentations will include a special focus on hiking, pinnipeds, beavers & climate change, old growth forest, humpback whales, juvenile fish and more! All events are free and held virtually on Zoom this season. March 27 at 10:00am Presenting Laura…

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