The Black Oystercatcher is a unique shorebird species that is a conspicuous and charismatic bird of the coast. Because of their small global population size, low reproductive rate, and reliance on rocky intertidal habitats, they are considered a “species of high conservation concern” and act as an indicator of intertidal ecosystem health. Click on the link below to get the full story. This important work could not be done without many volunteers and conscientious visitors to our rocky habitats who know the importance of keeping a respectful distance from all of our marvelous marine life!
Click on the video below to hear a deeply challenging assessment of the causes of global warming and environmental destruction. It’s sobering. At the same time it is hopeful, because we CAN DO something about it! We just need to have the will and the wisdom.
Written by Diane Bilderback Dave and I are long time Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network (OMMSN) volunteers, and when Jim Rice, OMMSN Coordinator, texted us that a large, live whale was near Face Rock, we needed to get there quickly. From the headland, we spotted the whale to the south. As we walked down the […]
We all know that we are watching the world change right before our eyes. The question is: will the changes be constructive or destructive? Well, here’s an example of an industry creating a new paradigm that might lead to wonderful innovations for not only sustainable but for regenerative commerce. I am always looking for reasons […]
On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, Dr. Ann Schmierer of Wild Rivers Land Trust presented the webinar you can view below. The topic of “regenerative agriculture” is an extremely important one as it addresses climate change, air pollution, and water pollution. But what does this have to do with Shoreline Education for Awareness? We are about […]
Environmental horrors have been happening throughout history. But with today’s technology, the degree of environmental devastation has increased astronomically. Read the following articles on Seabed Mining to understand the threat that our ocean floor faces. Seabed Mining Threatens West Coast Seafloor mining is basically as bad as it sounds