December 2017 - Oregon Coast Visitors Association

December 2017

  1. Tillamook and Florence Invest in Curb Appeal

    Posted by OCVA / December 1, 2017

    If you’ve driven through Tillamook, Oregon, lately, you’ve likely noticed some big changes in the works. The Oregon Department of Transportation is two years into a three-year project aimed at improving traffic flow, expanding bike and pedestrian paths and creating public gathering spaces. Many local leaders see the revitalization project as a way to bring more people into its historic downtown. Known as the U.S.…

  2. Oregon King Tides Photo Project Gains Momentum

    Posted by OCVA / November 30, 2017

    Flooded golf courses, damaged roads and swamped playgrounds are common sites along some low-lying areas of the Coast during major winter storm events. For scientists studying sea level rise, winter storms help shed light on the risks that many coastal communities will face in the future. But coastal winter storms aren’t the only events that interest scientists studying the impacts of climate change. King tides,…

  3. Coquille River Water Trail Presents a Wave of Opportunity

    Posted by OCVA / November 30, 2017

    Kayaking through the Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge is a unique opportunity to experience nature at work. The refuge protects the largest remaining tidal salt marsh within the Coquille River estuary. Located near the mouth of the Coquille River, its shallow open waters, salt marsh, mudflats, sandy beaches, seagrass beds and sheltered channels form ribbons of waterways swarming with marine life. Every spring and fall,…