Tillamook Estuaries Partnership

A National Estuary Project

Located on the north coast of Oregon, we are dedicated to conserving and restoring Tillamook County's estuaries and watersheds in their entirety. With a committed staff and a large team of volunteers we spend our efforts targeting water quality, habitat loss, erosion and sedimentation, and flooding through restoration, monitoring, education and outreach. more...

Upcoming Events

Celebrate the Bounty on the Bay!

 February 23, 2019
Year in Review * Social Hour w/Trivia * Seafood Feast & Silent Auction - Show your love for the estuaries and watersheds of Tillamook County and join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Tillamook Bay's designation as a "Bay of National Significance


Veterans Wanted!

Two positions open at TEP through this special program. Apply now for March 18th start date.

Visit Tillamook Coast

We are thankful for the support of Visit Tillamook Coast!

TEP Projects, Water Quality, and Water Trails

Explore our Interactive Map to learn more about TEP Projects, Water Quality Test Results, and navigating local Water Trails

Explore Nature

Explore Nature is a series of hikes, walks, paddles and outdoor adventures...

Confluence of Purpose

The history and implementation of the SFC-Landowner Preferred Alternative, a 520 acre flood mitigation and tidal wetland restoration project.

NEP Story Map

The story map describes the 28 National Estuary Programs, the issues they face, and how place-based partnerships coordinate local actions.


We have been working hard to protect and restore the health of our estuaries. Take a look at some of our accomplishments.

National Estuaries Week

Now in its 30th year, National Estuaries Week (NEW) is a nationwide celebration of our bays and estuaries and the many benefits they provide to local communities.

2017 Highlights

2017 was a wonderful year! Read more about our programs and efforts in Tillamook County...