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 ...

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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 lai...

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Our spring interns head off

By / March 23, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

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...

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My windows have always faced west.

By / March 16, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

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 ...

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By / February 27, 2013 / Blog / No Comments

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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January 2013 meeting minutes

By / January 2, 2013 / Minutes / No Comments

President Valerie Cooley called the FOSS board meeting to order on Tuesday, January 22, at 5:00 p.m. in the ECOS Lab at OIMB.  Deborah Rudd, Dave Lunde, Nicole Jackson, Tom Younker, Robin Elledge, Laura Mays, Lonne Mays, Sue Cameron and Pat McKillip attended. VISITORS: Maggie Allen, Khristina Ful...

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Annual Meeting 2013

By / January 1, 2013 / Minutes / No Comments

FOSS Historian/Archivist Lonne Mays opened the 2013 FOSS Annual Members Meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Celebration at 5:30 p.m. on February 26th at the North Bend Library.  Other board members attending included Nicole Jackson, Dave Lunde, Lois Christensen, Deborah Rudd, Laura Mays, Tom Younk...

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