Ocean Events

Oct
5

Community Conversation, Offshore Wind--Coos Bay

October 5, 2022, Coos Bay

 

Offshore wind turbines at sunrise /photo courtesy of American Clean Power
Offshore wind turbines at sunrise /photo courtesy of American Clean Power

Rogue Climate, a nonprofit advocating for climate justice in Southern Oregon, is hosting a series of Community Conversations on Floating Offshore Wind Energy throughout Coos County. On Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m.,...

Oct
5

Science on Tap: Sharks

October 5, 2022, Newport

Sevengill shark along a research vessel. /Photo courtesy of Big Fish Lab
Sevengill shark along a research vessel. /Photo courtesy of Big Fish Lab

The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is holding a hybrid Science on Tap event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. The theme for the night is “A Night of Sharks, Science, Stories,” hosted by Taylor Chapple, an Oregon...

Oct
6

Talk on Evaluating Tidal Wetlands

October 6, 2022, Newport

Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU
Tillamook bay wetland habitat. /Photo courtesy of OSU

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Graham Shaw from Oregon State University’s Marine Resource Management Program to discuss socio-economic evaluations of tidal...

Oct
13

Talk on Marine Mammal Ecology

October 13, 2022, Newport

Two Hectors dolphins in the waters of New Zealand. /Photo courtesy of NOAA.
Two Hectors dolphins in the waters of New Zealand. /Photo courtesy of NOAA.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Dr. Keith Hernandez of Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute to discuss his work in marine mammal...

Oct
22

Dolphin and Fishermen Interaction Talk

October 22, 2022

Common dolphin bow-riding the wave of a boat. /Photo by Katie Russell
Common dolphin bow-riding the wave of a boat. /Photo by Katie Russell

On Saturday, Oct. 22, Oregon’s chapter of the American Cetacean Society is holding their remote Speaker Series at 10 a.m.

About the talk:
“Mauricio Cantor, Ph. D. will be presenting Assessing the Resilience of Dolphin-Fisher...

Oct
25

Sea Otter Science Symposium

October 25, 2022

Sea otter mom and pup /photo by Ingrid Taylar
Sea otter mom and pup /photo by Ingrid Taylar

The Elakha Alliance is hosting its one-day 2022 Sea Otter Science Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Symposium is a remote event with seven speakers sharing a breadth of research from around the world. Anyone interested in...

Nov
5

State of the Coast Conference

November 5, 2022, Newport

2022 State of the Coast Conference /photo courtesy of Oregon Sea Grant
2022 State of the Coast Conference /photo courtesy of Oregon Sea Grant

State of the Coast Conference

 

The 2022 State of the Coast Conference is scheduled for November 5 in Newport at the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s new Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building (2030 SE Marine Science Dr.)....

Nov
17

Land-Sea Symposium

November 17, 2022, Yachats

North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr
North boundary of Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. /Photo courtesy of Oregon Marine Reserves Flickr

The Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium will be resuming as an in-person event for its 10th annual celebration this year. The event will take place at the Yachats Commons (441 U.S. 101, Yachats) on...

Past Events

Aug
11

Call for Intertidal Survey Volunteers

August 11, 2022, Newport

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

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Marine Reserves team will be conducting intertidal mussel bed surveys next week at the Cascade Head Marine Reserve. They are looking...

Aug
10

State of the Coast: Call for Sessions

August 10, 2022

A view of Cape Meares. /Photo by Gregory Henton
A view of Cape Meares. /Photo by Gregory Henton

The State of the Coast conference is accepting submissions for session ideas until Wednesday, Aug. 10. They are soliciting both 10-minute “ignite talks” and 75-minute interactive breakout sessions.

The conference will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5...

Aug
4

Seminar on Mangroves

August 4, 2022, Newport

Mangroves in Tauranga Harbour, New Zealand. /Photo courtesy of Te Ara
Mangroves in Tauranga Harbour, New Zealand. /Photo courtesy of Te Ara

Hannah Glover, a postdoctoral scholar at Oregon State University, will be sharing her research on the impacts of removing mangroves off the coast of Aotearoa New Zealand and Myanmar. 

Her description of the talk: "Coastal...

Jul
28

Talk on Invasion Ecology

July 28, 2022, Newport

The research vessel Oceanus. /Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The research vessel Oceanus. /Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Join John Chapman, a Courtesy Professor of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University (OSU), on Thursday, July 28 at 3:30 p.m. to learn about his research on the...

Jul
21

Talk on Anemones--Cancelled

July 21, 2022, Newport

Aggregating anemones.\Photo courtesy of Wikimedia, iwona_kellie
Aggregating anemones.\Photo courtesy of Wikimedia, iwona_kellie

This event has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Join Oregon State University (OSU) professor Dr. Nate Kirk on Thursday, July 21 at 3:30 p.m. to learn about his research on intraspecific competition amongst...

Jul
19

STAC Meets on Ocean Science Policy

July 19, 2022

 

Marine reserves are sites for research.
Marine reserves are sites for research.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The Science and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC), which advises the Oregon Coastal Management Program on marine reserves and other ocean matters, meets online on Tuesday, July 19, 1 to 3 p.m.  Members of the public...
Jul
17

Art and Science Presentation on Sea Otters

July 17, 2022, Lincoln City

A sea otter floating among the kelp. /photo by David Gwilliam
A sea otter floating among the kelp. /photo by David Gwilliam

The Cascade Head Biosphere Collaborative (CHBC) is hosting its second annual “Art on the Beach” weekend on July 16-18. This event celebrates community science and artistic expression to raise awareness for conservation efforts in...

Jul
13

Seminar on Tsunami Debris and Invasive Species

July 13, 2022, Charleston

Japanese sea slugs that washed ashore in Oregon in 2015/ photo by John Chapman
Japanese sea slugs that washed ashore in Oregon in 2015/ photo by John Chapman

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB) invites the public to hear world-renowned biologist Dr. Jim Carlton speak about his research. Dr. Carlton is the leading expert in the field of marine bioinvasions and...