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MEET THE ORGANIZATONS
Explore Nature is a collaboration of eight small environmental organizations involved in natural resource conservation in Tillamook County, working together to bring educational outdoor experiences to the general public. Many offer nature-based lectures and other activities in addition to the hikes, walks, and paddles featured within the
Explore Nature program.
Explore Nature is sponsored in part by Visit Tillamook Coast and Tillamook PUD.
Click on the links to learn more about each organization.
FRIENDS OF CAPE FALCON
Cape Falcon Marine Reserve is a 20 sq. mile underwater park in the ocean off the coast of Oswald West State Park set aside for conservation and research. The friends of
Cape Falcon Marine Reserve is a volunteer organization working to promote an understanding and appreciation
of this site.
FRIENDS OF NETARTS
AND SEA (WEBS)
WEBS is dedicated to sustaining the Netarts Bay area
through education and stewardship.
Lower Nehalem Community Trust preserves land and
nurtures conservation values. it's fifty-nine acre
Alder Creek Farm features a wildlife refuge,
community garden,native plant nursery, and
Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is dedicated
to the protection, preservation, and enhancement
of the Nehalem Watershed through leadership,
cooperation, and education.
AND SAND LAKE
The Nestucca, Neskowin and Sand Lake
Watersheds Council works with the community
and resource agencies to improve watershed
conditions and restore natural
NORTH COAST LAND CONSERVANCY
North Coast Land Conservancy is a nationally accredited, nonprofit land trust established in 1986 and dedicated to safeguarding Oregon’s vital coastal landscapes. We work with a wide range of community partners to acquire strategic lands and conservation easements and manage them to support the needs of people, plants, and wildlife in perpetuity.
The Tillamook Bay Watershed Council builds
collaborative, voluntary partnerships with
communities and landowners to protect,
maintain and improve the health of the
Tillamook Bay Watershed.
The Tillamook Estuaries Partnership, a National
Estuary Program, is dedicated to the restoration
and conservation of all of Tillamook County's
estuaries and watersheds.
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