Are you interested in sharing your love of South Slough’s trails? Would you like more experience guiding groups on hikes? Join us for Hike Leader Volunteer Training on Thursday, April 2nd from 9:00-1:00 pm. [Max. 15 participants] Call (541)-888-5558 to sign up. (free)
Sign up for South Slough Birding where we’ll search the Reserve for winged wildlife on Saturday, April 4th from 8:00-10:00 am. An interpreter, binoculars and spotting scopes will be provided. Call 541-888-5558 to register. [Max. 15 participants] ($1/birder)
Big Canoe Trip, Saturday, April 4th from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Paddlers 5 years and older, explore the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. PFDs and paddles provided. Participants will be expected to paddle for 2 hours, be able to rise from a seated position on the floor to a standing position, be able to lift 50 pounds and hike up to 1 mile on uneven terrain. Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points. Dress for wind and rain in synthetic layers. [Min. 4-participants/Max. 6] Call (541)-888-5558 to register. (free)
Join local artist David Castleberry for Abstract Paintings in Oil opening reception on Saturday, April 4th from 2:00-4:00 pm. View contemporary abstract oil paintings in vivid colors representing the spectacular beauty of the Oregon coast where we live. Meet with the artist as you relax in the serenity of the South Slough. Art show will run through the end of May. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4:30.
Discover the natural world of nocturnal animals with your wee ones, ages 1 to 5 at the
Tide of the Toddlers on Saturday, April 11 from 10:00 to 11:00 am. [Max.-15 children] Call (541)-888-5558 to sign up. ($1/child)
Estuary Explorers-Families in the Field We encourage parents and children to participate together in this special event Saturday, April 18th from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Hike to the shores of South Slough in search of new life and signs of spring. Designed for children 6 years and older. A snack will be provided. Dress to be outdoors. Bring a picnic lunch for after the program. Call (541)-888-5558 to register. (free)
Paddle the Estuary, Saturday, April 25th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Explore the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. Provide your own kayak or canoe (no inflatables or pedals), paddles, PFD’s, water and lunch. Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points. Dress for wind and rain in synthetic layers. Driver and shuttle will be provided. [Min. 3-boats/Max. 8] Call (541)-888-5558 to register. ($15/boat)