Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS: July 2022 Events: Oceanside Tide Pool Discover Days, Willamette Valley Kalapuya River Canoe Workshop, Painting on the Bay, Summer Salt Marsh Tour

Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach & Sea (WEBS) summer community events are back in full swing! Join them this month for some summer fun. You can learn more about the events below on our website at netartsbaywebs.org/events.

Oceanside Tidepool Discover Days: JULY 15 & JULY 16
What amazing creatures are lurking at the water’s edge? Come out to Oceanside and see! Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS staff and volunteers will be onsite in the tidepools sharing about what is living along the coastal edge. Learn about anemone clone wars, how a sea star eats, or how hermit crabs find new shell homes!
Register: More information is provided after registration. Registration is required. Register here.

Willamette Valley Kalapuya River Canoe Workshop: JULY 23 – 24
Learn about traditional Native American river canoes and shape your own clay model with Agency Creek Expressions. Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS is excited to announce that Brian Krehbiel of Agency Creek Expressions, LLC. will be returning to explore tribal traditions and knowledge with our community. Brian will bring many offerings to Netarts and lead participants in shaping a small, clay model of a Willamette Valley Kalapuya River Canoe. As Brian shares, this is “from me to you from my tribes here in Oregon.” This event is great for families!
Register: Registration required. Learn more and register here.

Painting on the Bay: JULY 30
Embrace your inner artist and capture the beauty of Netarts Bay! Participants of all experience levels are invited to join an upcoming acrylic painting experience. Enjoy a relaxing experience at the Schooner Restaurant and Lounge, soak in the stunning view of Netarts Bay, and energize your artistic side during this fun, free program!
Breanna Gill of Paletteable.art will spend 2-3 hours leading a small group of artists in capturing a natural landscape using acrylic paints. Supplies will be provided. This event will be hosted at the Schooner Restaurant and Lounge and lunch will be available to order starting at 12 pm.
Register: Registration required. Learn more and register here.

Summer Salt Marsh Tour: JULY 31
Learn about how plants survive in a salty world during our annual Salt Marsh Ecology Walk along Netarts Bay! Join Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS for a presentation and guided walking tour along the salt marsh at the southern end of Netarts Bay. Learn about the plants and
animals in this unique habitat and the importance of this environment from the forest to the
water’s edge. Discover how plants survive in a salty world and explore the succession of
vegetation from the bay to the dunes.
Register: Registration required. Learn more and register here.

ALL PROGRAMS
Cost: There is no cost to attend this program, but we invite you to participate in our matching gift challenge! All donations made between June 15 and September 15 will be matched dollar for dollar by the Charles A Becker Foundation! Help us reach our goal of raising $10,000 to expand programming, support organizational capacity, and explore new opportunities. Learn more at netartsbaywebs.org/matching-gift-challenge.

Learn more about Friends of Netarts Bay WEBS on our website (www.netartsbaywebs.org) and by following our Facebook and Instagram pages (@netartsbaywebs). These are Explore Nature Partnership Cross-Listed Events. Stay connected with the Explore Nature Partnership at
www.explorenaturetillamookcoast.com or on social media (@explorenature_tillamookcoast).