Coos Bay ChapterThe Coos Bay Chapter is dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves and beaches in the greater Coos County area More Details
On March 7, the Redfish Rocks Community Team is hosting a public event from 6-8 PM at the Savoy Theater on the Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve and Protected Area. Come hear the latest updates on the marine reserve, including scientific activities being conducted by the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife (ODFW) and Oregon State University (OSU). The event will feature underwater footage of Port Orford’s nearshore on the big screen, as well as tasty morsels from Port Orford Sustainable Seafood. See you there!
The forth annual Port Orford Water Festival will be held on April 15 and 16 at the Community Building and the American Legion in Port Orford! Please sign up to volunteer for the event here!
Have fun with Port Orford K-8 students, enjoy local fish for lunch and receive a free reusable shopping bag! Activities for kids will include fish dissection, educational booths, scavenger hunt, prizes, and field trips. All activities are free! The Port Orford Water Festival is hosted by the Port Orford Ocean Resource Team and the Surfrider Foundation. For more information, please contact the POORT Office or visit our website
We encourage you to attend the Land Sea Connection Workshop on Feb 11th from 9am to 3:30 pm. The purpose of the workshop is to enhance implementation and effectiveness of current programs and projects in the Port Orford Stewardship Area. Please come and learn about the many ways to get involved as a volunteer!
On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 from 9am – 4pm there will be a public workshop at the Port Orford Library on marine spatial planning (MSP) activities in Oregon. Presenters will discuss Oregon’s process to update the Territorial Sea Plan to address renewable ocean energy development. The event is designed to provide background for stakeholders, community leaders, and the public on the planning process including ways to engage. Speakers will include: Paul Klarin (DLCD); Pete Stauffer (Surfrider); Peter Freeman (Oregon State University); Charles Steinback (Ecotrust); Dick Vandershaff (Nature Conservancy); and John Hansen (West Coast EBM Network). It should be a good event. Hope to see you there!