Ocean Events

Oct
27

Salmon Restoration Symposium

October 27, 2021, Ocean Shores

Sockeye salmon spawning.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The 2021 Coast Region Symposium will be held in Ocean Shores, Washington, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27.  The theme is “Restoration to Resilience:  Salmon Habitat in a Changing Climate.”  The event is free and open to all, but...

Oct
28

State of the Coast Conference

October 28, 2021

Fishing vessel at sea.\Photo by Jon Harvey.

The annual State of the Coast Conference takes place online again this year, Oct. 28-29.  The event, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, is free, but registration is required.  To register, go here.

The conference features an array of short talks,...

Oct
29

State of the Coast Conference—Second Day

October 29, 2021

The annual State of the Coast Conference takes place online again this year, Oct. 28-29.  The event, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, is free, but registration is required.  To register, go here.

The conference features an array of short talks, providing updates on...

Nov
6

Orca Talk

November 6, 2021

The American Cetacean Society, Oregon Chapter, presents a talk on orcas, aka killer whales, off our coast on Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. 

The speaker is Josh McInnes, a Master degree student at the University of British Columbia's Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries...

Nov
9

Talk on Archaeology and Sea Otters

November 9, 2021

Sea otters at sea.\Photo courtesy of the Cape Perpetua Collaborative.

The Cape Perpetua Collaborative is offering a series of Young Scientist Webinars, featuring graduate students and postdoctoral researchers sharing the new research they are doing.  The series runs through April on the...

Nov
9

Marine Reserves on Tap

November 9, 2021

 

North boundary of the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap series is still online.  The upside is that these presentations are available everywhere; the downside is that you have to pour your own.

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 6...

Past Events

Oct
7

Sea Otter Symposium—Third Day

October 7, 2021

Sea otter at sea.\Photo by Lilian Carswell.
Sea otter at sea.\Photo by Lilian Carswell.

The Elakha Alliance, which is working toward the potential restoration of sea otters to Oregon’s coastal waters, hosts its second annual online symposium on Oct. 5-7.  The focus of this year’s conference will be the key findings in the scientific...

Oct
6

Sea Otter Symposium—Second Day

October 6, 2021

Sea otter raft.\Photo by David Sidle.

The Elakha Alliance, which is working toward the potential restoration of sea otters to Oregon’s coastal waters, hosts its second annual online symposium on Oct. 5-7.  The focus of this year’s conference will be the key findings in the scientific...

Oct
6

Ocean Science Trust Meeting

October 6, 2021

Research divers in a marine reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Research divers in a marine reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust meets virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from noon-3 p.m.  This body seeks and distributes funding to support marine research in Oregon.

Among the topics to be discussed are the current rocky habitat...

Oct
5

Sea Otter Symposium

October 5, 2021

Sea otter feeding.\Photo by Max Lipman.
Sea otter feeding.\Photo by Max Lipman.

The Elakha Alliance, which is working toward the potential restoration of sea otters to Oregon’s coastal waters, hosts its second annual online symposium on Oct. 5-7.  The focus of this year’s conference will be the key findings in the scientific...

Sep
27

Conference on Coastal Atlases

September 27, 2021

Research buoy about to be deployed.\Photo courtesy of OSU.
Research buoy about to be deployed.\Photo courtesy of OSU.

The public is invited to sit in on an international conference on coastal web atlases and how they can advance science and make information available.  The conference takes place Sept. 27-29 online, through both live and recorded...

Sep
14

Presentation on ‘Birds with Fish’ Survey

September 14, 2021

Caspian Terns, one with fish.\Photo by Molly Sultany.
Caspian Terns, one with fish.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is hosting a presentation by the leading of a citizen science project called “Birds with Fish.”  The event, free and open to all, takes place online on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.

The...

Sep
11

Talk on Humpback Whales

September 11, 2021

Humpback whale in Oregon waters.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The American Cetacean Society, Oregon Chapter’s online speaker series continues with “Beyond Song:  Exploring Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Calls on the Hawaiian Breeding Grounds.”  The event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11,...