From Sea to Land: Oregon’s Marbled Murrelet

Posted on January 29, 2022

The marbled murrelet is a small, elusive seabird that nests in old-growth forest. Photo by Robin Corcoran/USFWS   It’s safe to say virtually all life on Earth depends on the symbiosis between land and ocean. However, with some species, we more

Winter Birding on the Coast Includes Annual Christmas Bird Count

Posted on January 4, 2022

Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus). Photos by Mike Patterson   Every winter, citizen scientists across the nation bring out their observational skills and cameras to help survey birds for the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count, a census of birds in more

Confirmed: It Was My Calling

Posted on January 4, 2022

By Lorraine Ortiz, Retiring Development Director of NCLC   I clearly remember the day in 2014 I had coffee in downtown Wheeler with my friend and non-profit development colleague Sarah. From our little two-person outside table, we had a perfect more

Seaside Gallery Owner Raises $50,000 for Conservation Through Nature Photography

Posted on December 14, 2021

Denise Fairweather and Neal Maine at Fairweather House & Gallery during Seaside’s First Saturday Art Walk in December (Photo by Linda Fenton-Mendenhall)   Art has the power to create transformation in numerous ways. At Fairweather House & Gallery, owner Denise more

A Heart for Art and Coastal Conservation

Posted on November 22, 2021

Eeva Lantela (center), owner of DragonFire Gallery in Cannon Beach, and her dedicated team (including her beloved dog Charlie).   Eeva Lantela loves to bring art, beauty and inspiration to the community through DragonFire Gallery. However, she is also a more