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A round-up of Overleaf News, Local Events and Coastal Curiosities


Saturday, November 17, 1:00pm

Beauty from the Beast: Plate Tectonics and the Landscapes of the Pacific Northwest
Bob Lillie – Writer, Illustrator, and National Park Ranger

Saturday, November 24, 1:00pm

Mountain Lions, Cougars, Panthers, Oh My!
David Thompson – Lifelong Educator

Sunday, November 25, 1:00pm

Alsea Tribal Life at Cape Perpetua Prior to European Contact
Dick Mason – Cape Perpetua Volunteer


Saturday, December 1, 1:00pm

King Tides, Sea Star Wasting, Marine Debris
Fawn Custer – CoastWatch Volunteer Coordinator

Saturday, December 8, 1:00pm

The Impacts of Microplastics On a Near Shore Food Chain
Dorothy Horn – Marine Corps Veteran and Graduate Research Fellow for the National Science Foundation

Saturday, December 15, 1:00pm

Orcas of the Oregon Coast
Colleen Weiler – WDC Fellow, Rekos Fellowship for Orca Conservation

Saturday, December 22, 1:00pm

How Rising Sea Levels Would Affect the Estuaries Along the Central Oregon Coast
Fran Recht – Habitat Program Manager, Pacific State Marine Fisheries Commission

Sunday, December 23, 1:00pm

Alsea Tribal Life at Cape Perpetua Prior to European Contact
Dick Mason – Cape Perpetua Volunteer

Saturday, December 29, 1:00pm

Archeology (more details to come…)
Kevin Bruce & Molly Kirkpatrick – Siuslaw National Forest Archaeologists

Monday, December 31, 6:00-9:00pm

New Years Eve Party
Join us at the Overleaf Lodge and Spa lobby as we celebrate the new year with a healthy serving of hors-d’oeuvres and champaign hosted by owners Kristin and Drew Roslund. The party will conclude with watching the ball drop in Time Square on a large television in the lobby at midnight eastern time.


* All Cape Perpetua Collaborative events are free, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, federal recreation pass, or $5 day-use fee is required within the Cape Perpetua Scenic Area and at some trailheads and day use sites. For more information on these events, contact the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center at 541-547-3289.