Ocean Events

Jan
19

Talk on Invasive Crabs

January 19, 2022

European green crab.|Photo courtesy of University of Washington.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap series continues, pandemic or no pandemic.  You have to pour your own at home, but on the upside, you can pull up a chair anywhere.

The next in the series takes place on...

Jan
20

Seminar on Fish and Environmental Change

January 20, 2022

Beached salmon shark.\Photo courtesy of the Seaside Aquarium.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday Research Seminar Series continues online this year.  Next up, on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 3:30 p.m., is a talk on fish research.  Speaker Alexandra McInturf will address “A multiscale...

Jan
26

Open House for Fish and Wildlife

January 26, 2022

Black oystercatchers, mother and chick, a species of conservation concern on the Oregon coast.\Photo by Heather Roskelley.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) invites the public to a virtual Conservation Open House—the first of five this year—to discuss issues involving...

Feb
2

Sea Otter Update

February 2, 2022

Sea otter at sea.\Photo by Lilian Carswell.

Oregon Wild will host “A Deep Dive into the Sea Otter Feasibility Study” on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m.  The event is free and open to all.

The speaker will be a representative (TBA) from the Elakha Alliance, which works toward restoring sea otters...

Feb
8

Webinar on Marine Protected Area Design

February 8, 2022

Research taking place at Oregons Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

Those interested in how we design marine protected areas, including marine reserves, may be interested in a webinar on “Marine Connectivity Conservation ‘Rules of Thumb’ for MPA and MPA Network Design,”...

Past Events

Jan
13

Talk on Forest, Sea, and Climate Change

January 13, 2022

Coastal forests have a strong link to the sea.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday Research Seminar Series continues online in 2022.  On Thursday, Jan. 13, at 3:30 p.m., the seminar being offered bears the intriguing title, “Should we bury our forests in the...

Jan
6

Film on Right Whale

January 6, 2022

North Pacific Right Whale.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

We hear a lot about gray whales and humpback whales in our coastal waters, and sometimes orcas, but not much about the much less abundant right whale.  The Friends of Cape Falcon Marine Reserve seek to rectify this with their first online...

Jan
6

Lecture on Coastal Sediments

January 6, 2022

Kara Galdeken (left) and fellow researchers in the field.\Photo courtesy of the University of South Alabama

The Hatfield Marine Science Center continues to hold its Thursday research seminar series online.  First talk in 2022 concerns a study of coastal sediments.  The event, on Thursday,...

Dec
16

Seminar on Radioactive Fish

December 16, 2021

 

Albacore, which may or may not be radioactive.\Photo courtesy of NOAA.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday research seminar series continues online.  This week’s offering, at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 16, has the provocative title, “A Study of Radioactive Fish Ears or How I...

Dec
16

Panel on Public Resource Perceptions

December 16, 2021

Kaegan Scully-Engelmeyer in the field.

As part of its fall speaker series, the Cape Perpetua Collaborative offers a panel discussion of “Public perceptions of coastal resources and marine protected areas: Exploring drivers of support and values for Oregon’s Marine Reserves.”  It takes place...

Dec
15

Sea Turtles on Tap

December 15, 2021

Stranded Olive Ridley sea turtle.\Photo by Samual Gardner.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center continues with its Science on Tap series online.  The bad news is that you have to pour your own; the good news is that you can enjoy the talks without being in Newport.

On Wednesday, Dec. 15, 6...