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  • 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.

  • The Sujameco's Iron Skeleton

    Like a ghost rising out of the earth, the rusted iron bones of the wrecked merchant vessel Sujameco reveal themselves from time to time on the Oregon beach. Can you find the remains of this ninety-year-old shipwreck?

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    The Formation (and Destruction) of a Dune Sea

    It's taken tens of thousands of years for Oregon amazing coastal dunes to form, but the recent introduction of a few plants has dramatically changed this ancient landscape in just a few decades.

  • Sea Lion Caves

    This popular tourist attraction has an old and rather mysterious history. Learn how this giant sea cave and popular haul out area for Steller Sea Lions was discovered and can still be enjoyed today.

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    Heceta Head and Devil’s Elbow

    Positioned in a lonely but tranquil setting far above the Pacific Ocean, the Heceta Head Lighthouse is one of the most photographed places on the Oregon Coast.

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    Uncharted: Sir Francis Drake’s Oregon Adventure

    Did a famous pirate captain cruise and find safe harbor on Oregon Coast in the late 1500s?

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    Cape Perpetua's Greatest Hits

    Taking a trip to Cape Perpetua? Here's three sites you absolutely must see while there!

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