Naturalist's Calendar Home Outdoors Naturalist's Calendar

Heard about the bird?
Heard about the bird?

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will open a new series of Open Space Bird Walks this Friday, May 26, with an excursion to the Cutler City area.

The Cutler City Open Space provides habitat for a wide array of birds, and walkers will stand a...

Featured Stories

Causing an international flap
Causing an international flap

Cape Perpetua Scenic Area will mark International Migratory Bird Day this Saturday, May 13, by offering a guided bird walk for people of all ages.

Now in its 24th year, the day is a global campaign to inspire people to get outdoors, learn about...

Check out the village, people
Check out the village, people

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City birders is celebrating International Migratory Bird Day this Saturday, May 13, with a free guided bird hike through the Villages Open Space.

Located at the north end of Lincoln City, this large Open Space...

Reserve your spot now

A free workshop will offer training to people interested in helping out with citizen science on the Oregon Coast this Saturday, May 13, in Newport.

The Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society is expanding its citizen science project on...

Some blue sea thinking
Some blue sea thinking

The fight for healthy oceans, robust ocean economies and a sustainable future will play out on the big screen in Yachats on Wednesday, May 17, with a screening of “Ocean Frontiers III.”

The release of the Green Fire Productions...

Explore nature on Netarts Bay
Explore nature on Netarts Bay

Netarts Bay will be the venue for a pair of outings on Saturday, May 13, giving guests the chance to take to the waters in a kayak or watch from the shoreline in a guided birding tour.

The kayak tour, offered by Friends of Netarts Bay in...

Say ‘soil long’ to the Secret Garden Tour
Say ‘soil long’ to the Secret Garden Tour

For more than 13 years, the Samaritan House Secret Garden Tour has offered outings that are equal parts inspirational and educational. And organizers are promising a particularly exceptional experience this year, with the event’s grand finale...

Berry important work
Berry important work

The Nature Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help remove invasive blackberries from Cascade Head Preserve just north of Lincoln City at a work party on Saturday, May 6.

The coastal promontory provides critical habitat for native prairie...

Prepare for a wild afternoon

Registration is now open for a special discussion at the Tillamook Forest Center aimed at exploring what Oregonians want from nature.

Entitled “What We Want from the Wild,” the free conversation will take place at 1 pm on Sunday...

A whole lot of big talk

Whale experts Clint and Kathy Perry will share their knowledge of local and transient leviathans in a Thursday, April 27, presentation at the Newport 60+ Activity Center.

The couple will focus on the gray whales that migrate along the Oregon...

Pool party
Pool party

From seaweeds to sculpin fish, the otherworldly inhabitants of tide pools will take center stage in Oceanside on Sunday, April 30, when Friends of Netarts Bay hosts a free outing to peer beneath the surface.

Staff and volunteers will be onsite...