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South Slough offers a variety of programs for all ages to develop a better understanding of estuaries and coastal watersheds. 

Upcoming events and classes

Description

​Join us for an evening paddle on the South Slough!  Bring your kayak or canoe, paddles, PFD's, water & lunch.  Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points.  Driver and shuttle will be provided.  Meet at the Distant Water Fleet Faciliy parking lot on Troller Rd in Charelston.  Max of 12 boats $15/boat

Limit
12 boats
Cost
$15/boat
Time
5:00-9:00 pm
Registration
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Description

​Katherine Andreasen of Empire Gallery Art Opening Reception  The work of landscape artist Katherine C. Andreasen, Coos Bay, reflects her love of her family’s and Coos County’s seafaring past.  She finds many of her subjects along rural county byways, fading evidence of a nautical past: A dory, land-locked and forgotten, tied on the side of a country road; a salmon troller docked at a piling in a quiet tidal channel.  

Limit
Cost
free but donations are appreciated
Time
1-3 pm
Registration
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Description

Bring your little ones, ages 1 to 5, as we study tracks to learn how different animals move.Experience a variety of activities with your child including; a track walk, creating track prints, 

hearing a story and learning to move like certain animals! Meet at the South Slough Interpretive Center located at 61907 Seven Devils Road in Charleston.​


Limit
15 children
Cost
$1/child
Time
10-11 am
Registration
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Description

Saturday, July 15   9 am to 4 pm   $15/person

[Max-8] (Must be 16 yrs.+, all supplies and lunch are included)

We are proud to present a Scientific Illustration Techniques Workshop taught by our visiting Artist in Residence, Rebecca Brown-Thompson.  Rebecca will share with you the native plants found on the South Slough Reserve and teach you various mthods to make scientific illustrations of your own.

Please meet us at the OIMB Boathouse, park along the roadway and walk back to the boathouse located at 63466 Boat Basin Rd., Charleston, OR 97420


Limit
8 persons
Cost
$15/person
Time
9am-4pm
Registration
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Description

​Join us for music and lunch on the lawn sponsored by the Friends of South Slough Reserve, Inc. (FOSS).  Whether you are joining for the first time, renewing your current membership, or simply interested in what FOSS is all about, please join us!  Lunch and music will be from 11:30-2:00.  We are pleased to present T-Bird and the Nightshift for your musical entertainment.  Please bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs to sit on.  FOSS board members will be on hand to answer questions and there will be new inventory in the gift shop!

Limit
Cost
Free but donations are appreciated!
Time
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Registration
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Description

​Explore the shores of Charleston in search of winged wildlife. Interpreter, binoculars and spotting scopes provided. Meet at the Charleston Visitor Center located at 91141 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420.

Limit
15
Cost
$1
Time
10-1130 am
Registration
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Description

​Come learn about the amazing life cycle of crabs, their importance to the local economy and experience the various techniques for capturing this delectable crustacean. Dress for weather and meet at the Charleston Visitor Center located at 91141 Cape Arago Hwy, Coos Bay, OR 97420

Limit
20
Cost
$5/person
Time
1-3 pm
Registration
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Description

​Come enjoy great views of the bay and one of the best birding spots in Coos County. Interpreter, binoculars and spotting scopes provided.  Dress for weather.  Meet in the parking lot directly behind Millicoma Middle School on 4th Ave.

Limit
15
Cost
$2
Time
10 am-12 noon
Registration
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Description

​Discover with your little ones, ages 1 to 5, how an animal's camouflage helps it to hide from predators or to hunt its prey. We will explore these themes through stories, games, and crafts. Meet at the South Slough Interpretive Center located at 61907 Seven Devils Road in Charleston.

Limit
15 children
Cost
$1/child
Time
10-11 am
Registration
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Description

​Come experience the rich cultural and natural history of the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. During the five mile paddle, experienced guides will show you areas of the Reserve rarely seen by visitors.  Bring your own kayak or canoe, paddles, PFD's, water and dinner. Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points.  Driver and shuttle will be provided.  Meet at the Distant Water Fleet Facility ParkingLot located on Troller Rd. in Charleston.

Limit
8 boats
Cost
$15/boat
Time
4-8 pm
Registration
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Description

​Are you a landowner with 1-40 acres?  Interested in learning how to get started in the management and care of your property?  This workshop will teach you how to tend your woodland.  Morning classroom and afternoon field visit will cover Stewardship & Woodland health, care for your trees in your home landscape, enhancing wildlife habitat, and where to get assistance.  

o Walk-Ins-To Pre-registration Required by 8/23/2017 at 5:00 pm: Online (credit/debit)http://extension.oregonstate.edu/coos/

Or call Shawna at 541-572-5263 ext. 25292 

Limit
Cost
$35
Time
9am-3pm
Registration
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