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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

​Come join us for gardening fun with your little one, ages 1 to 5! Enjoy a variety of interactive activities focused on the importance of seeds for people and animals. Each toddler will take home their very own terra cotta pot (seeds included) and do a variety of plant themed mindfulness yoga!  Meet at South Slough’s Interpretative Center​.

Limit
15
Cost
$1
Time
10 AM TO 11 AM
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​Explore the shores of Charleston in search of winged wildlife.  Interpreter, binoculars and spotting scopes provided.  Meet at the Charleston Visitor Center​.

Limit
15
Cost
$1
Time
10 AM TO 11:30 AM
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Description

​Explore five miles of beautiful South Slough on a trail that flows with the tide. Bring your own kayak or canoe, paddles, PFDs, water and lunch. Feet and legs may get wet and muddy at launch points.  Driver and shuttle will be provided. Meet at the Distant Water Fleet Parking Lot in Charleston.

Limit
Min-3 boats/Max-10
Cost
$15 / boat
Time
10 AM TO 3 PM
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Description

Discover the motion of the ocean with your little one, ages 1 to 5! Come enjoy a variety of interactive activities focused on the ocean tide animals including yoga movement, and crafting creations.

Limit
15
Cost
1 dollar per child
Time
10-11am
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Description

This must see film examines the ways Oregon is – and isn’t – prepared for what experts expect will be one of the greatest natural disasters ever to strike North America. Come along as a team of Oregon geologists, engineers and state officials find surprising lessons from Japan’s 2011 Tohoku earthquake – lessons that Oregon can build on to become better prepared.​

Limit
30
Cost
Free
Time
1-2 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 the weather. Meet in the parking lot directly behind Millicoma Middle School on 4th Ave.​

Limit
15
Cost
$2 person
Time
10-Noon
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Description
In this class we will explore Floral Waters and how to make and use them. Other topics include Tinctures and their uses. Each participant will go home with a fl oral water spray bottle or herb tincture that will be made in class using fresh herbs.

Limit
30
Cost
$15/person
Time
1pm-3pm
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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 the weather and meet at the Charleston Visitor Center.

Limit
Min-5 participants Max-20
Cost
$5 per person
Time
1 PM TO 3:00 PM
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Description

Join local naturalists Anders Hansen and Mark Petrie for a botanical hike along Hidden and North Creek trails (about 4 miles). We’ll discuss the edibility and historical significance of our native plants. A sampling of our native flora, along with recipes, will be presented at the hike’s end. Bring water, lunch or snacks, a notebook, sturdy shoes, and some questions!​

Limit
20
Cost
$15/person
Time
9am-12 noon
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Description

We encourage parents and children to participate together in this special mudflat golfing outing! Come tee off on the mudflats and learn about life burrowing below the surface. Meet at the Charleston Visitor Center. ​

Limit
20
Cost
Free
Time
10-Noon
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