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Nadia Gardner , local conservation planner,  discussed marine reserves around the world and then narrowed the discussion to Oregon. A marine reserve is an area closed to fishing and other extractive activities. The objective is to conserve marine habitat and biodiversity and provide opportunities...
04/16/2011
For five years now, Cannon Beach has had a very successful Sculpture Without Walls Program (see last year's blog). As a result we now have six exceptional sculptures sprinkled throughout town. This year, the committee wanted to take it a step further by moving the focus to a particular projec...
04/16/2011
The 12 Days of Earth Day started yesterday with the Fire Mountain School children welcoming the Tufted Puffins (see below) to Haystack Rock. There was even a things "to do" write up in The National Geographic Traveler issue about the greeting.....along with a wedding happening in Londo...
04/15/2011
April 7th - 9th brought a larger than expected conference to Astoria. The planners had anticipated about 125- 150 attendees but were delighted to have over 200. This conference was made up of  community leaders, historical societies, museums, historic cemeteries, schools, historic preservation c...
04/11/2011
If you drive west on Pacific Way towards the ocean, at the stop sign, look to your right and there is this giant hole where the Public Tennis Court has been for decades. There will be a new water and water treatment system. The Gearhart Community is excited because when this is completed in 2012 ...
04/11/2011
About a year ago I received a referral from a good friend. The children of a lovely lady had just inherited a house in "The Cove" of Seaside. This jewel of a home was what we call here a "Hansen House" handmade in the "40's with lots of built-ins. This special place h...
03/24/2011
Right around Spring Vacation  Skunk Cabbage start popping out from the wet ground near wetlands, marshes and streams. It is one of the first flashes of color...and aroma!! As spring evolves large green leaves roll out to form two foot high leaves sometimes having a width of one foot...you feel as...
03/24/2011
Dragonfire Art Gallery is such a special place to go while you are visiting Cannon Beach. This weekend we attended an event to honor The Year of The Rabbit. There was live music, saki, wine, wonderful appetizers and, of course, art work galore featuring rabbits. We found out what our signs were ...
02/22/2011
It is amazing the amount of work one has to go to make repairs in the winter time at the beach! The top picture is of Breakers Point in the north end of Cannon Beach. The complex has been here since the 1980's and is oceanfront.  It is time for a facelift. The windows and siding are being re...
02/22/2011
There is a terrific seven mile hike from Seaside to Cannon Beach over Tillamook Head. This time of year the old timers remember a run called the "Terrible Tilly Run" where you were knee deep in mud through some of it. That run gave participants bragging rights. Now most hikers wait unti...
02/22/2011
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