Established in 1999, The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is a citizen science project housed at the University of Washington and focused on the beach environment of the northeast Pacific. Since our beginning, over 4,500 participants on more than 450 beaches spanning four states have contributed directly to monitoring their local marine resources and ecosystem health.

Tarballs and oil and birds – oh my!

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Tarballs and oil and birds – oh my!

On May 20th COASST partners at the US Fish and Wildlife Service reached out with news of oiled birds on the beach. What did COASSTers see?

Upcoming Events

Talk: What’s Washed In: Seabirds and Citizen Science

  • California: Fort Bragg (Map)
  • Friday, July 19, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Training: Beached Birds

  • California: Fort Bragg (Map)
  • Saturday, July 20, 10:00 am4:00 pm

Training: Beached Birds

  • California: Arcata (Map)
  • Sunday, July 21, 1:00 pm5:00 pm