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.

Avian Influenza: Information for COASSTers

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Avian Influenza: Information for COASSTers

We know you all carry gloves and wash your hands as a matter of practice for handling beached birds. This is your reminder to keep that personal protective gear on hand!

Upcoming Events

Talk: Seabirds, Citizen Science, and Saving the World

  • Washington: Lopez Island (Map)
  • Thursday, May 19, 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Training: Beached Birds

  • Washington: Lopez Island (Map)
  • Friday, May 20, 10:00 am4:00 pm

Talk: Seabirds, Citizen Science and Saving the World

  • Washington: Friday Harbor (Map)
  • Saturday, May 21, 1:30 pm2:30 pm