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

MARINE RESERVE

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. 

NehalemTrust.org

/CapeFalconMR 

FRIENDS OF NETARTS 

BAY WATERSHED, 

ESTUARIES, BEACH 

AND SEA (WEBS)

WEBS is dedicated to sustaining the Netarts Bay area 

through education and stewardship. 

NetartsBayToday.org

LOWER NEHALEM 

COMMUNITY TRUST

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 

ethnobotanical trail. 

NehalemTrust.org

LOWER NEHALEM 

WATERSHED COUNCIL

Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is dedicated

to the protection, preservation, and enhancement

of the Nehalem Watershed through leadership,

cooperation, and education.

LNWC.Nehalem.org

NESTUCCA, NESKOWIN 

AND SAND LAKE 

WATERSHEDS COUNCIL

The Nestucca, Neskowin and Sand Lake 

Watersheds Council works with the community

and resource agencies to improve watershed

conditions and restore natural 

stream functions.

NestuccaWaters.org

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. 

NCLCTRUST.org

TILLAMOOK BAY 

WATERSHED COUNCIL 

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.  

TillamookBay.org

TILLAMOOK ESTUARIES

PARTNERSHIP

The Tillamook Estuaries Partnership, a National 

Estuary Program, is dedicated to the restoration 

and conservation of all of Tillamook County's 

estuaries and watersheds. 

TBNEP.org