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Nature Illustration at Cape Perpetua

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When: Sep 08, 2017 12:00 AM to Sep 10, 2017 11:00 PM
Contact:
Dan van den Broek
971-222-6105

Sept 8-10, 2017 | Observe, study and document marine life, coastal topography, and old growth forests along Oregon’s largest marine reserve.


September 8-10, 2017

Cape Perpetua - Zebith Thalden
Cape Perpetua - Zebith Thalden

Cape Perpetua, Oregon’s largest marine reserve protects essential habitat for hundreds of species, including the federally threatened Marbled Murrelet, Spotted Owl and Silverspot Butterfly. With our sketchbooks in hand we will observe, study and document marine life, coastal topography, and old growth forests. We will start our trip looking at the historic lineage of nature illustration with access to the rare collections at Oregon State University. We will then have an entire day at Cape Perpetua creating quick sketches, long drawings and taking a short hike. On our final day, we will travel north to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. We will look for Red Urchins, Tide-pool Sculpins, and Iridescent Seaweed in the tide pools, Harbor Seals on the islands and many seabirds, including Common Murre and Black Oystercatcher, nestled on the volcanic cliffs.

Registration Details

For more information contact Dan van den Broek at dvandenbroek@audubonportland.org or 971-222-6105.

Leader:
Zebith Thalden, Portland Audubon Trip Leader
Fee: $515 members / $615 non-members
Deposit:
  $250 to secure your space
Single supplement: Please contact us if you are interested in a single supplement to confirm availability.

What is included: Ground transportation, two nights double-occupancy lodging, entrance fees for planned activities, all meals except dinners, and the services of your leaders. Not included: Dinners and art supplies.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Photo by Nicole June
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