Culture/History, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life, YACHATS

Restoration of Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter

Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter is an iconic feature of the Central Coast. Perched 800 feet above the ocean, the historical structure has expansive views of the ocean. Now, the West Shelter and surrounding section of the Whispering Spruce Trail has reopened following restoration work completed by HistoriCorps in partnership with […]

News, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Stranded Sea Turtle Rescued by Dedicated Samaritan in Coos Bay

A good Samaritan, Misty White, saw the post on Facebook and a comment linking to the Aquarium’s sea turtle rehabilitation program. “I didn’t think the sea turtle would make it through another high tide,” she explained. “And if the Aquarium could rescue it, then all I had to do was find it.”

Curtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

What to do if you find a sea turtle stranded on the Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is asking beach goers to keep an eye open for stranded sea turtles. Winter storms and transitioning ocean conditions along the Pacific push sea turtles northward into colder waters, where they quickly grow weak and end up stranded on Northwest beaches. The Key Message: If you […]