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

Oregon Wildlife Spotlight: Green Herons

Posted on November 1, 2022

A green heron hanging out at Neacoxie Creek in Seaside. Photos by Neal Maine   We recently bid farewell to another migratory bird species, as the green herons have recently withdrawn from the northern Oregon Coast for the winter. Green more

Being a Site Steward: My 10th Summer on Wahanna Marsh

Posted on September 12, 2022

Contributed by Volunteer Site Steward Jeff Roehm   Wahanna Marsh after 30 years of conservation.    A little more than a year ago, Stewardship Director Melissa Reich reminded me that I’d soon be starting my 10th summer as a volunteer more