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A chance to ’yak about birds
A chance to ’yak about birds

Lincoln City’s Audubon group will head out for its annual kayaking field trip this Sunday, Sept. 10, taking to the waters of the Little Nestucca River and the Nestucca Estuary.

The group will be kayaking through a portion of the Nestucca...

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Lend a hand at the Head
Lend a hand at the Head

The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to join a work party at Cascade Head Preserve just north of Lincoln City on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 26 and 27.

Volunteers will be gathering seeds from native grassland species for future...

Roll up, for workshops on Netarts Bay
Roll up, for workshops on Netarts Bay

Friends of Netarts Bay will showcase the beauty and unique ecosystem of the bay and its watershed in a pair of hands-on workshops this Saturday, Aug. 26.

From 9 am to 1 pm, instructor Mike Kelley will teach “Pottery on the Bay,”...

This land is flower land
This land is flower land

By Karen Brown

For the TODAY

Photos by Judi Barkley

The 35th annual Lincoln City Flower Show, “Gardens Around the World,” will fill the Lincoln City Community Center with beauty this weekend.

Everyone who...

Stretch your legs at Kilchis Point
Stretch your legs at Kilchis Point

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will be heading north this Saturday, Aug. 12, for a guided walk at Kilchis Point Reserve near Bay City.

Situated on 200 acres of mixed woodlands bordering Tillamook Bay, the reserve has two miles of flat...

Spitting distance: 5 miles
Spitting distance: 5 miles

The Friends of Netarts Bay are offering a free guided hike along Bay Ocean Spit near Tillamook on Wednesday, Aug. 16, giving walkers the chance to learn about coastal ecology as well as the history of a lost town.

The excursion will visit the...

Chews your beaver activity
Chews your beaver activity

Art that celebrates beavers and their contribution to the ecology of the North Oregon Coast will be on display throughout August at Nehalem in a show that will benefit local conservation groups.

Entitled “Beaver Tales,” the...

Grow ahead and enter
Grow ahead and enter

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Lincoln City Flower Show, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Aug 12 and 13, at the Lincoln City Community Center.

Submissions of cut flowers, herbs, vegetables, crafts and floral design are...

Find your marbles, in Yachats
Find your marbles, in Yachats

Experts will offer free training on how to help catalog one of Oregon’s most endangered birds when the Marbled Murrelet citizen science survey returns for its 12th year this Thursday, July 13.

Taking place on Thursday and Friday, the...

Thistle be fun
Thistle be fun

The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help tackle a prickly problem at Cascade Head Preserve just north of Lincoln City in a work party on Saturday, July 22.

Volunteers will be removing Canada thistle from the Pinnacle, an area of...

Avert your gaze, but help out for eclipse days
Avert your gaze, but help out for eclipse days

Depoe Bay is looking for volunteers to help during the upcoming solar eclipse in August. Due to the unprecedented number of visitors anticipated during Aug. 17, 18, 19 and 20, preceding the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, the city is recruiting...