Ocean Events

Jun
24

Webinar on California Current

June 24, 2021

Common Murre colony at Yaquina Head. Seabirds like these depend on the California Current.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday Research Seminar Series continues online, with a talk on the California current, the “large ecosystem” off our shores, on...

Jun
24

Kelp and Urchin Webinar

June 24, 2021

Purple urchin barren destroying kelp.\Photo by Kate Vylet.

The Elakha Alliance presents a webinar on the relationship between purple urchins and kelp on Thursday, June 24, 6:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to all.

“Dive into a Changing Ecosystem: Kelp Forests & Urchin Barrens” features...

Jul
14

Tufted Puffin Talk

July 14, 2021

Tufted Puffins in flight.\Photo by Heather Roskelley.

The Friends of Haystack Rock group is extended its usual winter-to-spring speaker series into the summer this year.  On Wednesday, July 14, 7 p.m., the featured speaker will be Shawn Stephenson of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,...

Past Events

Jul
10

Green Crab Seminar

July 10, 2018

European green crab. | Photo courtesy of University of Washington

The Washington Invasive Species Council, concerned about the first spotting of an invasive European green crab in their inland waters, has set up a webinar to help citizens learn how to identify and report this invader.  Since...

Jul
5

Post-4th Beach Cleanups

July 5, 2018, Seaside, Warrenton, Lincoln City

Beach clean up. | Photo by Chanel Hason

On July 5th, SOLVE will be hosting three beach cleanups coordinated to gather up 4th of July holiday debris before it gets washed out and dispersed into the ocean and up and down the coast.

Seaside's Treasure the Beach XIII: Seaside

Be the SOLVE, Sunset...

Jun
27

Lecture on Sense of Smell

June 27, 2018, Charleston

Gray whale skull.\Photo courtesy of Pratt Museum.
Gray whale skull.\Photo courtesy of Pratt Museum.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) is kicking off its Summer Seminar Series with a talk by Deborah Bird, a graduate student of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California at Los Angeles.  Defying her surname,...

Jun
16

Redfish Rocks on the Dock

June 16, 2018, Port Orford

 Port Orford, with its dock in the middle ground.|Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Port Orford, with its dock in the middle ground.|Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Port Orford fishing community, resource agency representatives and scientific researchers, conservation group members and the interested public all mingle at the annual Redfish Rocks on the Dock festivity.  On...

Jun
9

Get Outdoors Oregon Day

June 9, 2018

“Oregonians have invested in land conservation to protect special places and our quality of life. Land trusts help maintain open space, clean water, clean air, working forests, working farms, and places for wildlife to thrive,” said Kelley Beamer, executive director of the Coalition of...

Jun
9

March for the Ocean

June 9, 2018

A coalition of marine and coastal activists has issued a call for a national “March for the Ocean” next year, to take place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 (the day after World Oceans Day), in Washington, D.C. and in simultaneous marches or flotillas around the country.  The proclaimed slogan: ...

Jun
8

Albatross Film Screening

June 8, 2018, Portland

Presented in collaboration with HI Portland Hawthorne HostelSurfrider Foundation Portland ChapterUnited Nations Association of PortlandHawthorne Boulevard Business Association and Spirit of 77, they are screening Albatross the film on World Oceans Day, June 8th, starting at 6pm at...

Jun
8

World Oceans Day Hike

June 8, 2018, North of Manzanita

“With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea” - Sylvia Earle.

Experience the connection between land and sea during the upcoming World Oceans Day Hike to the summit of Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain (South trailhead) in Oswald West State Park on June 8, at...

Jun
8

Aquatic Vision Seminar

June 8, 2018, Charleston

Giant Pacific Octopus eye. | Photo by Damian D, Flickr

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series welcomes Dr. Cris Niell, from the Biology Department of the University of Oregon. 

Background on Dr. Neill's reserach: How do we make sense of the visual world around us?...