Pileated Woodpecker Excavation on Boneyard Ridge

Posted on February 27, 2023

Imaged: Jack Bulmer from Pixabay   During our ongoing restoration project at our Boneyard Ridge Habitat Reserve, we’ve had the pleasure of tracking the progress of a Western redcedar tree that is being excavated by a pileated woodpecker. The Pileated more

Celebrating Our Coastal Wetlands and Striving for Their Protection

Posted on January 31, 2023

  On the Oregon Coast, when we think of important ecosystems in terms of carbon sequestration and resiliency against climate change, the ocean and the rainforest may be the first things that come to mind. But our area is fortunate more

Wildlife Spotlight: North Pacific Humpback Whale

Posted on December 29, 2022

  The Oregon Coast is home to an array of marine wildlife, some of whom live in the coastal waters year-round and some of whom are here for part of the year for a specific purpose. One of the fascinating more

Practicing the Art of ‘Seeing the Unseen’

Posted on November 30, 2022

  A few years ago, Neal Maine, North Coast Land Conservancy’s founding executive director and a well-known science teacher from Seaside, introduced us to the concept of “Seeing the Unseen.” The idea is that there is so much more to more

The Return of the Salmon

Posted on November 18, 2022

Salmon spotted Nov. 7 in Thompson Creek as they make their return to spawn this fall.    Fall means many things on the Oregon Coast. A significant one, in the natural world, is the return of salmon, who migrate from more