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

Sep
14

Presentation on ‘Birds with Fish’ Survey

September 14, 2021

Caspian Terns, one with fish.\Photo by Molly Sultany.
Caspian Terns, one with fish.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Bandon’s Shoreline Education for Awareness (SEA) is hosting a presentation by the leading of a citizen science project called “Birds with Fish.”  The event, free and open to all, takes place online on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.

The...

Sep
11

Talk on Humpback Whales

September 11, 2021

Humpback whale in Oregon waters.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The American Cetacean Society, Oregon Chapter’s online speaker series continues with “Beyond Song:  Exploring Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) Calls on the Hawaiian Breeding Grounds.”  The event takes place on Saturday, Sept. 11,...

Sep
2

Seminar on Oysters and Polychaetes

September 2, 2021

Oysterville on Yaquina Bay.\Photo by Alex Derr, with support from Lighthawk.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues online on Thursday, Sept. 2, 3:30 p.m., with a talk on oysters and a threat to the oyster industry.  Megan Considine of the Marine Resource...

Aug
30

Seminar on Ocean Management

August 30, 2021

Hatfield Marine Science Center.\Photo by Sara Schreiber.

Oregon State University is vetting candidates for the position of assistant professor of Ocean Ecology in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Sciences department, and in the process giving the public a peek at emerging...

Aug
28

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 28, 2021, Lincoln City

Lincoln City Audubon hike atop The Knoll.\Photo by

 

The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine Reserve.  All hikes are...

Aug
24

Presentation on Plankton

August 24, 2021, Lincoln City

Cascade Head, site of the marine reserve that is part of the U.N. Biosphere Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Cascade Head Biosphere Reserve organization presents a talk on their smallest constituents in “Powerful Plankton, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln City Cultural...

Aug
21

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 21, 2021, Otis

Salmon River and Westwind spit.\Photo by Jack Doyle.

The Lincoln City Audubon chapter is celebrating Marine Reserve Awareness Month in August, marking the occasion with a number of special events, including several hikes featuring an aspect of the Cascade Head Marine Reserve.  All hikes are...