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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...

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Some spawn-sored content

Spawning herring and a sprawling spruce are on the agenda in a pair of upcoming events from the Newport-based Yaquina Birders & Naturalists.

On Thursday, April 20, local birder and naturalist Wayne Hoffman will present a slide show of the...

How did Audubon find this new trail? A little bird told them.
How did Audubon find this new trail? A little bird told them.

A brand new trail along the Siletz River has grabbed the attention of the Audubon Society of Lincoln City, which is offering a free guided hike along the route this Saturday, April 8.

The Alder Island Loop Trail weaves a mile-long path through...

Tree-mendous fun

The Tillamook Forest Center will celebrate the start of Arbor Week this Sunday, April 9, with a full day of family activities that highlight the magic of trees and forests.

Guests will get to try their hand at crafts, games and planting their...

Just a hint of green
Just a hint of green

The latest workshop from the Lincoln City Master Gardeners will tackle the topic of microgreens — sharing simple techniques for growing a salad garden indoors in a small space, year round.

Requiring neither greenhouse nor cold frame,...

Get tide up this spring
Get tide up this spring

When the tide gradually recedes along the beach, exposed rocks reveal small pools of water where colorful, exotic creatures reside. Sea stars live side by side with anemones and urchins, creating a cornucopia of colors that surrounds the rocky shores.

Talk about an i-pod
Talk about an i-pod
Whale Watch Week goes high-tech in Depoe Bay
Shuck on a jacket and come along
Shuck on a jacket and come along

Registration is now open for a tour of Tillamook County’s oyster hatchery and oyster beds offered by Friends of Netarts Bay.

The Sunday, April 2, excursion includes an estuary walk to view oyster beds at Netarts Bay followed by a stop at...

A fool day’s work

Beach-lovers will not be fooling around this Saturday, April 1, when they take to the sands for the SOLVE Spring Oregon Beach Cleanup from 10 am to 1 pm.

At 45 locations along the coast, volunteers will remove tens of thousands of pounds of...

Present yourself, at the aquarium
Present yourself, at the aquarium

Spring break visitors to Newport’s Oregon Coast Aquarium are invited to dive into the world of animal play at Enrichment Day on Tuesday, March 28.

Aquarium staff will share their techniques and tools for keeping an ocean of animals...

Shedding light on lampreys
Shedding light on lampreys

Plans for the protection of three species of Oregon Coast lamprey will be at the center of a presentation to the Siletz Watershed Council on Tuesday, March 21.

Ben Clemens, statewide lamprey coordinator with the Oregon Department of Fish and...