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South Slough offers a variety of programs for all ages to develop a better understanding of estuaries and coastal watersheds. Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather. All cancellations must be received with 48 hrs. of the start of a program to receive a refund. 

Upcoming events and classes

Description

​Discover the taste, benefits, and joy of ancient food preservation in this fermentation workshop. Broaden your fermentation practice, or take your first step toward becoming part of the fermentation revival. After a brief presentation, participants will craft their own sauerkraut and pickles to take home and enjoy. Vegetables, spices and fermentation vessels provided. [Max – 25] ($20 per person) Questions? Call Eric Dean: 541-888-5558 ext. 126

Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather.​

Limit
25
Cost
$20
Time
9-11 am
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Description

​We invite you to try out your photography skills while observing the king tides around Charleston.  The "king tides" are the highest tides of winter season and can impact our coastal areas in different ways. We will visit three sites around Charleston to observe and photograph high water and learn why it's important to track king tides through photos every year.  No photography experience required.  Any camera, including a smartphone, will work for this field trip! Meet at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) for orientation (63466 Boat Basin Rd). Transportation around Charleston will be provided. This event is rain or shine so dress appropriately and wear walking shoes. [max-25 participants] Free. For questions call: 541-888-5558 ext. 126

Limit
25
Cost
Free
Time
11-1:30
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Description

Karen Stillwagon's works consist of large oil paintings of abstracts, pastels of animals and seascapes, commissioned pet portraits, to charcoals of birds.  Susan Chamber’s work focuses on marine life and industries that relate to ocean and estuary ecosystems.  Light refreshments provided by the Friends of South Slough Reserve, Inc. (FOSS) Meet with the artists as you relax in the beauty of South Slough.

 

Limit
30
Cost
Free
Time
1-3 pm
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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. [Max-15 participants] ($2/birder) For questions call 541-888-5558 ext. 126 Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather Online payment is not available for classes less than $10. Please bring your $2 particpant fee with you to the program.  Thank you!​

Limit
15
Cost
$2
Time
10-12
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Description

If you are eager to put to good use the sea glass you have emptied from your pockets from countless walks on the beach, then this workshop is for you! Come join local artist Joni Bour to learn several freeform wire-wrapping techniques to make funky, cool and unique, one-of-a-kind pendants that you can wear, or incorporate into larger projects like sun catchers. Tap into your inner artist and create something beautiful out of something once thought worthless. All materials included but you are encouraged to bring treasurers from home to use in the  workshop. [Max – 25] ($15 per person) Questions? Call Eric Dean: 541-888-5558 ext. 126 ​

Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather.​

Limit
25
Cost
$15
Time
1-4 pm
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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. [Max-15 participants] ($1/birder) For more information call: 541-888-5558 ext. 126

Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather

Online payment is not available for classes less than $10. Please bring your $1 particpant fee with you to the program.  Thank you!​

Limit
15
Cost
$1
Time
10-11:30 am
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Description

Join local repurpose artist Joni Bour in a beach glass and rock inspired holiday ornament workshop. Learn three easy wire wrap techniques to encase beautiful pieces of Oregon coast suitable as ornaments, or pendants or sun catchers. All supplies and tools are included, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own pretty rocks or beach glass. Meet at the South Slough Interpretive Center. [max-25] ($20/person) Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather All cancellations must be received with 48 hrs. of the start of a program to receive a refund Questions call 541-888-5558 ext. 126


Limit
25
Cost
$20
Time
1-4pm
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Description

​Come learn about the amazing life cycles of crabs, their importance to the local economy and expereince the various techniques for capturing this delectable Crustacean.  Dress for weather and meet at the Charleston Visitor Center. [Min5/Max-20 participants] ($3/person)

Online payment is not available for classes less than $10. Please bring your $3 particpant fee with you to the program.  Thank you!   Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather​

Limit
20
Cost
$3
Time
1-3 pm
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Description

​Come expereince the rich cultural and natural history of the South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide.  During the five mile paddle, expereinced guides will show you areas of the Reserve rarely seen by visitors.  Bring your own kayak or canoe, paddles, PFD's, water and lunch.  Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points.  Driver and shuttle will be provided.  Call for meeting place. [Max-12] ($15/boat) For questions call: 541-888-5558 ext. 126

Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather


All cancellations must be received with 48 hrs. of the start of a program to receive a refund


Limit
12
Cost
$15/boat
Time
10-3
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Description

​Children will learn that an animal's habitat is a place that provides the right food, water, shelter, and space for that particular animal. We will study deer as an example through outdoor movement, story, craft and poetry.  This activity is designed for children ages 1 to 5 and their families. [Max-15 children] ($1/child)

Online payment is not available for classes less than $10. Please bring your $1 particpant fee with you to the program.  Thank you!

Programs may be cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather​

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

​This PBS film will take you on a journey deep into the serenity of Yellowstone at Christmas.  Breathtaking landscapes frame intimate scenes as Yellowstone's diverse animal residents make their way through the most challenging season of the year.  We'll provide the big screen and the popcorn! (free)

Limit
Cost
Free
Time
1-2 pm
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