Coos Bay ChapterThe Coos Bay Chapter is dedicated to the protection of oceans, waves and beaches in the greater Coos County area More Details
Fecal bacteria in ocean waters indicate that other disease-causing organisms may be present. The Oregon Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP) – which issues beach advisories – will be adopting new bacteria levels for their water testing. These new standards may sound good, but there are concerns that some states may have to cut back on water sampling and/or eliminate some of the beaches which currently are being monitored.
PUBLIC MEETING: October 20, Marshfield High School (Heritage Hall), S. 10th and Ingersoll St., Coos Bay, 6-9 pm.
Grab your gloves and a love for our beaches! . . . actually, we’ll have the gloves, grabbers, and buckets. Join us Rain or Shine for our monthly Bastendorff Beach cleanup. Show up at the middle parking lot, next to the restrooms as usual. See You There!
Oregon has approximately 110,994 miles of river – and 1916.7 miles of those (less than 2%) are designated as wild & scenic. Now a number of SW Oregon’s prized scenic rivers are under threat from a propsed nickel strip mine near Gold Beach. Area residents, as well as regional groups – like the the Native Fish Society have been trying to get the word out about an upcoming critical public meeting in Gold Beach on September 9. Details below.
Stand UP! For the Bay is coming up – Saturday, September 26th! Join us for a community paddle event and celebration of Coos Bay and our coastal waters. Other activities include educational activities, a bayfront cleanup, live music, a paddle board jousting event, and luau.