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  • Cape Blanco Lighthouse

    Battered by wind and rain, the Cape Blanco lighthouse still stands vigil over Oregon's South Coast as the state's oldest continually operating light. Can you find this Landmark Place?

  • Coquille River Lighthouse

    One of only a few river lighthouses in Oregon, this small structure was part of a larger lifesaving operation to make crossing the Coquille River bar safer for everyone.

  • Bullards Beach State Park

    The ocean on one side, a major river on the other, and a historic lighthouse in between. This small state park has so much to explore!

  • Blasted to Bits: The End of Grandmother Rock

    The tragically true story of how a legendary rock sacred to coastal Native Americans became rubble to build a jetty.

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    Pristine Laboratory: The Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

    The Oregon Coast has thousands of islands sitting just offshore... and all of them are part of the Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Learn how this immense sanctuary aids both sea birds and scientists.

  • Notable Fires on the Oregon Coast

    Like any natural area, the Oregon Coast has been shaped by fire. Here are the most notable ones over the last two centuries.

  • Wildfire

    Fire is a natural force of renewal in wild areas, but it can also have a devastating impact on human communities. Learn how wild fire helps shape the environment around us.

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    Burned To The Ground: Bandon and the 1936 Inferno

    Gorse Weed is an invasive plant with brilliant yellow flowers. Many visitors to the Oregon Coast love to photograph it, but in 1936 this plant helped burn an entire town to the ground. Read about this true natural disaster.

  • Identifying Animals On The Perfect “Haul Out”

    If you're visiting Simpson’s Reef, chances are good you'll see a variety of marine mammals. But what's what? This visual guide will help you discover some of the reef's more common visitors.

  • South Slough Ecosystems

    The large outdoor laboratory of South Slough Estuarine Research Center offers a variety of ecosystems for the scientist to study... all within walking distance of each other.

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