Ocean Events

Jan
19

Sea Otter Presentation

January 19, 2021

 

Sea otter and pup.\Photo by Eric Palmer.
The Elakha Alliance, of which Oregon Shores is a founding member, works toward making the case for restoration of sea otters to the Oregon nearshore ocean ecosystem, where they have been extinct for more than a century.  On Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30...

Past Events

Jan
11

Marine Reserves Research Talk

January 11, 2018, Newport

ODFW waves the flag for marine reserves research.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
ODFW waves the flag for marine reserves research.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Surfrider’s Newport chapter invites the public to attend their first chapter meeting of 2018 and learn more about marine reserves.  The gathering takes place Thursday, Jan. 11, 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 205 of the Newport...

Jan
10

Marine Reserves Research Lecture

January 10, 2018, Cannon Beach

Wolfe Wagman.
Wolfe Wagman. | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Marine Reserves Website

The World of Haystack Rock speaker series is offered on the second Wednesday of each month from November through April, with each presentation taking place at 7 p.m. in the Cannon Beach Library.  The Friends of Haystack...

Jan
10

Marine Board Considers Wakes

January 10, 2018, Salem

Boats and jet skis on the Salmon River, and their wakes, have been the subject of controversy. Photo by Jack Doyle.
Boats and jet skis on the Salmon River, and their wakes, have been the subject of controversy. Photo by Jack Doyle.

The Oregon State Marine Board is holding their quarterly board meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 10. The meeting, beginning at 9 a.m., takes place in Salem at the Oregon Department of...

Jan
8

Deadline for Sea Lion Comments

January 8, 2018

Sea lions.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.
Sea lions.\Photo by Kirt Edblom.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is accepting public comments, through close of business Jan. 8, on a request by the states of Oregon, Washington, and California for permission to trap and kill California sea lions.  The states want...

Dec
13

Puffin Study Lecture

December 13, 2017, Cannon Beach

Tufted Puffin. | Photo by Jacob Spendelow
Tufted Puffin. | Photo by Jacob Spendelow

"The World of Haystack Rock" is a free community lecture series that is co-sponsored by the Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library. The lecture series is held on the second Wednesday of each month, November to April, 7 p.m. - 8:30...

Dec
9

North Pacific Gray Whale Talk

December 9, 2017, Yachats

Gray whale.
Gray whale breaching. | Photo by Merrill Gosho (NOAA)

Fall on the central Oregon coast brings with it free educational presentations and events at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. In addition to the hiking, tidepooling, and exploring always available, visitors can enjoy a variety of...

Nov
29

Science on Tap - Tsunami Travellers

November 29, 2017, Newport

Dr. Jessica Miller will be the featured speaker at the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap event on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6 p.m.,  at the Rogue Brewery's South Beach location (2030 Marine Science Dr.) in Newport.  

Dr. Miller’s talk, "Tsunami travellers: what have we learned from a...

Nov
18

Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Research Talk

November 18, 2017, Yachats

Oysters.
More acidic seawater is corrosive and contains less of the minerals that oysters need to build their shells. | Photo by Marc Dewey, Taylor Shellfish

Fall on the central Oregon coast brings with it free educational presentations and events at the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center. In addition to...