SEA provides trained wildlife interpreters to visitors, schools and civic groups in meeting its primary mission of education regarding shoreline habitats and the wildlife along the southern Oregon coast. In addition to the schools and civic groups in 2012, SEA had about 22,000 visitor contacts at Coquille Point and Simpson Reef during the summer season.
*** 2015 SEMINAR - May 9th ***
Join Shoreline Education Awareness on Saturday, May 9th, for the fourth of its 2015 seminar series beginning at 9 AM at the Bandon Community Center. Mike Graybill, former Director, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve will present “Coastal Birds”. A field trip will be included as part of the activities.
Doors will open at 8:30 AM for registration. Preregistration is not necessary. The seminar is free for Shoreline Education for Awareness members. A $5 donation for nonmembers is recommended. Snacks and coffee/tea will be available. Feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch if you desire or you can purchase a box lunch when you register. More information is available by calling SEA at 541-260-7770.
This is one of eleven monthly seminars sponsored by SEA as part of its 25th Anniversary celebration. To get to the Bandon Community Center, proceed west on 11th Street from Highway 101 in Bandon. Turn right into the parking lot of the Community Center after traveling around most of the center oval at the Bandon City Park.
Mark your calendar now for the next SEA Seminar, “Fishing” presented by Jamie Doyle, Sea Grant Extension Faculty, OSU Extension Service – Coos & Curry Counties, on June 13th at 9 AM in the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. Field trip to Docks included.
SEA has been adopted as a Friends Group of the US Fish and Wildlife Service and works closely with them in support of the Oregon Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology has been a mainstay in support of SEA since its inception.
We hope you enjoy our website and have the opportunity to participate in our activities. The short video below, although having an unfinshed ending, nevertheless gives a great introduction to SEA.