16Sep

Racing Chmoosh

By / September 16, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

FOSS’s participation in the Salmon Festival and the festival’s canoe races.  The FOSS canoe is named the Chmoose (it means “goes with the flow of the tide”) in the language of a local tribe that lived along the South Slough long before western man arrived here

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Other Organizations

By / April 27, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

Want to keep Oregon beautiful? Volunteer for a SOLV event. Become a member or volunteer with Surfrider’s South Coast chapter. Discover marine debris art in Bandon with the Washed Ashore Community Project, an awesome combination of environmental awareness and artistic expression. Supporting environmental stewardship and economic integrity with the Coos Watershed Assocation

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27Mar

New year, new interns!

By / March 27, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

As 2013 rolled around, South Slough witnessed a host of new faces arriving from near and far to the banks of the estuary. The first year of the Work Experience Program came to a close, and with it, the departure of Kileen Mitchell, South Slough’s first Americorps VISTA volunteer. Kileen laid the foundation for this program, […]

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23Mar

Our spring interns head off

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We bid a bittersweet adieu to our first 2013 intern, Brenda O’Dell, on Friday, March 22, as she finished her 10-week internship on graphic design and photography. Staff of the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve showed up to her presentation that highlighted her accomplishments over the winter term and showcased her talents in photograpy […]

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16Mar

My windows have always faced west.

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Spring 2013 is upon us and to start off a new season of interns, Chris Kangas has rolled in with his camper and an 8-year old yellow lab from Montana. Originally from Ashley, North Dakota, Chris feels the coastal weather is “tropical” and he and his dog, Kona, are enjoying the change of scenery. A GIS intern working […]

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27Feb

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In February 2013, we said goodbye to Mike Graybill, manager of the South Slough Reserve, who retired at the end of the month. Apply for AIR!

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