Ocean Events

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...

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...

Oct
13

Webinar on the Future Ocean

October 13, 2021

Undersea habitat off the Oregon coast.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Undersea habitat off the Oregon coast.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of our series of speakers commemorating our 50th anniversary and looking toward the next 50 years, Oregon Shores hosts a talk by marine ecologist Kristy Kroeker, speaking on “Our Changing Oceans.”  The event takes place...

Oct
21

Webinar on Birds and Kelp

October 21, 2021

Kelp bed at Crook Point.\Photo by Roy Lowe.
Kelp bed at Crook Point.\Photo by Roy Lowe.

It is widely known that kelp plays an important role in the nearshore ocean environment, particularly where fish and urchins are concerned.  Kelp beds are biologically rich marine habitats supporting a diversity of invertebrates and fish. Sea...

Oct
27

Salmon Restoration Symposium

October 27, 2021, Ocean Shores

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 registration (by...

Past Events

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...

Nov
18

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...

Nov
17

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...

Nov
15

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...

Nov
15

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.)...

Nov
14

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...

Nov
10

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...

Nov
9

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...

Nov
9

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...