Ocean Events


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


Birding Trip: Raptors & Waterbirds

November 18, 2017, Newport

Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish
Hawk. | Photo by Ram Papish

The Yaquina Birders & Naturalists invite you to join their field trip that begins at the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC). Lead by Chuck Philo, you will explore Yaquina Bay and the woodlands of South Beach which provide a wintering area for birds of prey...


Acorn Barnacle Seminar

November 17, 2017, Charleston

Acorn Barnacles.
Acorn Barnacles. | Photo by Dave Cowles

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from their very own student, Eleanor Lamont of the University of Oregon (M.S. Defense). She will be leading a lecture titled, “Swimming kinematics and thoracic appendage...


Marine Studies Building Rollout

November 15, 2017, Newport

Those interested in marine science research being done on the Oregon coast might appreciate the opportunity for a preview of planning for the new Marine Studies Building at Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC).  On Wednesday, Nov. 15, 4-6 p.m., the HMSC offers a...


LCDC Meeting with Ocean Focus

November 15, 2017 - November 17, 2017, Florence

Florence, Oregon.
Florence, Oregon. | Photo by Ashley Sarah Miller

Ordinarily, a meeting of the state’s Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) would be featured in our Land Use section.  However, the body’s upcoming session in Florence, Nov. 15-17, at the Florence Events Center (717 Quince St.)...


Marine Reserves Presentation

November 14, 2017, Portland

Ashley Knight, Science Integration Fellow with Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. | Photo courtesy of Surfrider Portland

The monthly meetings of the Portland Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation are free and open to everyone, every second Tuesday of the...


Warming Ocean Seminar

November 10, 2017, Charleston


Louise Copeman. | Photo Courtesy of OSU

As part of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Seminar Series, Louise Copeman of Hatfield Marine Science Center at Oregon State University and also part of NOAA, will be leading a seminar on, “Arctic cod in a warming ocean.” The talk takes place...


Climate Change Film

November 9, 2017, Newport

Flyer courtesy of the Surfrider Foundation Newport Chapter

The Hatfield Student Organization (at the Hatfield Marine Science Center) and the Newport Chapter of Surfrider Foundation invite you to attend a screening of An Inconvenient Sequel - a documentary follow-up to An Inconvenient...


Marbled Murrelet Deadline

November 9, 2017

 Marbled Murrelet.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.
Marbled Murrelet.\Photo courtesy of Audubon Society.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is inviting public input on its draft Marbled Murrelet status review through Nov. 9. The document, along with background information on the associated rulemaking process, is available from...


Marine Mammal Lecture

November 8, 2017, Cannon Beach


Sea lions.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Sea lions.\Photo by Dave Ledig.
Debbie Duffield, coordinator of the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Network (in partnership with the Seaside Aquarium), will be the first presenter in the annual “World of Haystack Rock” speaker series, sponsored by the Friends of...