Stay Eat Events Weather Beaches

N. Oregon Coast Shipwrecks and Rivers Subjects of Nature Events

Published 01/18/2017 at 7:23 PM PDT - Updated 01/18/2017 at 7:33 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

N. Oregon Coast Shipwrecks and Rivers Subjects of Events

(Seaside, Oregon) – The history of shipwrecks on the north Oregon coast, a look at Clatsop forestland and how salmon are doing comprise three fascinating events coming up in the Seaside-Cannon Beach area. They happen in late January and February.

The next History & Hops free local history lecture talks about the Graveyard of the Pacific, taking place at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 26 at Seaside Brewing Co., located at 851 Broadway.

Graveyard of the Pacific is a nickname for the stretch of Pacific Northwest coastal ocean ranging from Tillamook Bay northward to Cape Scott Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. It is estimated that more than 2000 vessels and 700 lives have been lost near the Columbia River bar alone.

Maritime Archaeologist Chris Dewey will discuss some of the greater and lesser-known shipwrecks located in the north Oregon coast area and recount efforts to locate and document the wreck sites. He will cover the tools, techniques, and strategies archaeologists use to discover and investigate shipwrecks and their histories.

A retired Naval Officer, Dewey is currently the anthropology and archaeology adjunct instructor at Clatsop Community College. He holds master’s degrees in maritime archaeology and in business management. He is also the President of the Maritime Archaeological Society (MAS) which is dedicated to historical shipwreck documentation and public education in maritime heritage.

History & Hops is a series of local history discussions hosted by the Seaside Museum on the last Thursday of each month at Seaside Brewing Co. More information can be found at www.seasidemuseum.org.

On February 8, Cannon Beach's the World of Haystack Rock Lecture series continues, this time with Bob Van Dyk, Policy Director for Oregon & California Wild Salmon Center in Portland. The program is titled “How to Help Protect Over 50,000 Acres of Forest in Clatsop County." It happens at 7 p.m. and is free. Cannon Beach Library. Cannon Beach, Oregon.

On February 15, the Listening to the Land program features Derek Wiley, assistant project leader of the Salmonid Life Cycle Monitoring Project. It happens at the Seaside Library at 8 p.m. and it is free.

Derek has spent the past decade researching salmon and steelhead and making estimates about their abundance and survival rates on the northern Oregon coast. He will also provide a special screening of his films documenting the freshwater life of native salmon in our region.

Listening to the Land is a monthly winter speaker series offered January – May and presented by North Coast Land Conservancy and the Necanicum Watershed Council in partnership with the Seaside Public Library. 1131 Broadway. Seaside, Oregon. (503) 738-6742. seasidelibrary.org. Seaside Hotels for these events - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour

Below: more shipwrecks of the Oregon coast and sights around Cannon Beach, Seaside




 

More About Seaside, Oregon hotels, lodging.....

More About Oregon Coast Restaurants, Dining.....

 

Oregon Coast event or adventure you can't miss

 


 


Coastal Spotlight

LATEST Related Oregon Coast Articles

Depoe Bay's Inn at Arch Rock Blends Old, New: Oregon Coast Travel Tips
Sleek chic with a touch of maritime themes and post-mod. Reviews, Depoe Bay lodging
Seaside Oregon Virtual Tour - All Beaches, Attractions, Maps
Deep details of Seaside, Oregon Coast: nearly 100 photos, video, details
Oregon Coast Organizations Win Prestigious Awards
Lincoln City's visitor center and Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium made the grade
How Lincoln City Will Rock You in May, April: Oregon Coast Events Preview
Spring heats up to the climactic opening of the summer season, throughout April and May
Extraordinary Encounters: Shark Off Oregon Coast, Dolphin on Washington Coast
A charter boat from Newport got into a bit of a fight with a shark. Sciences
Debris Art Project Tours Oregon Coast; Free Fishing Day in Hebo
Fishing fun near Pacific City; an intriguing way of dealing with marine garbage
Five Extravagant Digs to Watch Whales: Oregon Coast Travel Tips
Sometimes, staying the night in some lovely surroundings near the water helps
Weekend Gets Sunny for Oregon Coast; Whale Sightings; Warmest Day for Portland
Just in time for Easter, a lot of sun moves in for the weekend, however briefly

Back to Oregon Coast

Contact Advertise on BeachConnection.net
All Content, unless otherwise attributed, copyright BeachConnection.net Unauthorized use or publication is not permitted

Oregon Coast Lodging
Rentals
Specials

Dining

Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather

Travel News

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Virtual Tours, Maps
Deep Details