Ocean Events

Dec
8

Lecture on Salmon Survey

December 8, 2022, Newport

Sockeye salmon spawning. /Photo courtesy of ODFW
Sockeye salmon spawning./Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Laurie Weitkamp a Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Centerto...

Dec
8

Eelgrass Conservation Webinar

December 8, 2022

Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.
Eelgrass on bay bottom when submerged.\Photo by Adam Obaza.

On Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m., Oregon Shores will host a webinar on “Eelgrass and How to Protect It.” The event is free and open to all.

The presenter is Anu Sawkar, the attorney with the Crag Law Center with whom we collaborate in the...

Dec
10

Talk on Yachats Geology

December 10, 2022

Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.
Yachats River mouth, with Cape Perpetua to the right. /Photo by Alex Derr.

As part of the remote Winter Speaker Series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be hosting Dave Muerdter to talk about his work as a geologist on Saturday Dec. 10, at 2 p.m. Muerdter is a local geologist and...

Dec
12

Conference on Ocean Plastics

December 12, 2022 - December 13, 2022, Newport

Marine debris plastics in the ocean. /Photo by Kip Evans
Marine debris plastics in the ocean. /Photo by Kip Evans

On Dec. 12 and 13, the Pacific Northwest Consortium on Plastics is holding their annual conference in Newport. The event will take place at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building (2030 SE Marine...

Dec
13

Kelp Documentary Screening

December 13, 2022

"Kelp Me Please" student documentary. /Photo courtesy of Cape Perpetua Collaborate

On Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m., Cape Perpetua Collaborative will be screening Kelp Me Please, a student documentary about kelp forest conservation in Oregon.

About the film:

"Kelp Me Please is a short film made...

Dec
14

Lecture on Snowy Plovers

December 14, 2022, Cannon Beach

Snowy Plovers. /Photo by Cathy Tronquet
Snowy plovers at South Beach.\Photo by Cathy Tronquet.

On Wednesday, Dec. 14, the Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library will continue the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series.

This month's speaker will be Allison Anholt, Coastal Community Science Biologist with...

Jan
11

Lecture on Oregon's Marine Reserves

January 11, 2023, Cannon Beach

Redfish Rocks, Oregon Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Redfish Rocks, Oregon Marine Reserve. | Photo from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, the Friends of Haystack Rock and the Cannon Beach Library will continue the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series.

This month's lecture will be by the Oregon Department of...

Past Events

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...

Nov
8

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...
Nov
3

Seaweed Evolution Seminar

November 3, 2017, Charleston

Patrick Martone
Patrick Martone from the University of British Columbia. | Photo Courtesy of Hakai Institute

Researchers at the University of British Columbia were curious about how the shape of seaweed affects the drag it experiences as they attempted to understand "how anything can survive in these really...

Nov
1

OPAC Meeting

November 1, 2017, Astoria

OPAC meeting in progress.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
OPAC meeting in progress.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Oregon’s Ocean Policy Advisory Council meets on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Astoria’s Holiday Inn Express (204 W. Marine Dr.).  The all-day meeting begins at 10 a.m.  This public meeting is free and open to the public.  There is a lunch break at...