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Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp
Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp

Registration is now open for a unique camp in Newport focusing on science, technology, engineering and math for 7th and 8th grade girls on the Oregon Coast.

The Girls in Engineering and Marine Science (GEMS) camp will run from March 10 to 11 at...

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Time for a little root learning
Time for a little root learning

Planting a tree isn’t as simple as digging a hole. And on Thursday, Feb. 2, Certified Arborist Vern Esplin will explain why in a presentation at Oregon Coast Community College in Newport.

An urban forester with Buena Vista Arbor Care,...

Learning institute is all at sea
Learning institute is all at sea

Creatures great and small will feature at the Oregon Coast Learning Institute this Tuesday, Jan. 24, with presentations on plankton and seabirds on the agenda.

The day’s learning will begin at 10 am with a “Peering Through a...

A perfect winter es-cape
A perfect winter es-cape
Chill out with a hike at Cape Lookout
A birding buffet by the bay
A birding buffet by the bay

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City is offering a free tour of Newport’s Yaquina Estuary this Saturday, Jan. 14, with birders of all levels of experience invited to come along.

Beginning at the Hatfield Marine Science Center, the trip...

Meet the rock stars
Meet the rock stars
Learn how to be boulder, at the Yachats Agate Festival
Fish project yields net gain
Fish project yields net gain

Efforts to save an iconic Caribbean fish are the subject of the Science on Tap program from Hatfield Marine Science Center this Wednesday, Jan. 11, in Newport.

Dr. Scott Heppell, an associate professor at Oregon State University, will chronicle...

A chance to bloom
A chance to bloom

Registration is still open for the 2017 Master Gardener program run by the OSU Lincoln County Extension in Newport, offering participants the chance to learn about sustainable gardening in a coastal environment.

In addition to the extensive...

Feeling tenth?
Feeling tenth?
Find relaxation with these Top 10 winter adventures
Weed love to see you there
Weed love to see you there

Time is running out to register for the 2017 Master Gardener programs offered by Oregon State University Extension Services in Tillamook and Newport.

The Master Gardener program educates Oregonians about the art and science of growing and caring...

Step into 2017

The Yachats Coastal Gems walking group will gather in Toledo this Tuesday, Jan. 3, for a stroll around the new Toledo Ridge and River route.

This 10K walk includes some hilly areas and would be difficult for wheelchairs or strollers. Since the...

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Take a shine to science, at GEMS camp

Registration is now open for a unique camp in Newport focusing on science, technology, engineering and math for 7th and 8th grade girls on the...

Rock-et science
Don’t be petrified; Lincoln City’s beachcombing clinics make learning easy
A perfect winter es-cape
A birding buffet by the bay
Feeling tenth?

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Neck-st adventure

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City will peer at Siletz Bay from all angles this Saturday, Feb. 11, on a birding field trip in search of...

No pane, no gain

Anyone who has spent a winter on the Oregon Coast knows that it’s a nice time to be indoors. And your vegetables and flowers probably feel...

Time for a little root learning
Learning institute is all at sea
Meet the rock stars