Ocean Events

Jun
4

Lecture on Interpretation

June 4, 2022

 

Whale Watch at Cape Ferrelo.\Photo by Jean DeCato.
Whale Watch at Cape Ferrelo.\Photo by Jean DeCato

Joy Primrose, current president of the American Cetacean Society—Oregon Chapter, will give an online talk on “Interpretation: An Important Skill for Naturalists,” on Saturday, June 4, 10 a.m.  The event is free and open to all.

Primrose will...

Past Events

May
19

Sea Anemone Seminar

May 19, 2022, Newport

 

Sea anemone.
Sea anemone.\Photo by Rena Olson.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues on Thursday, May 19, 3:30 p.m., with a seminar on sea anemones.  These talks are now delivered in hybrid fashion.  The events can be attended in person in the auditorium of the Gladys...

May
2

Sea Floor Working Group Meets

May 2, 2022

The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and the Ocean Policy Advisory Council are jointing embarking on a review of the state’s Territorial Sea Plan Part Four:  Uses of the Sea Floor.  They have established a Working Group to...

Apr
28

Seminar on Research Sensors

April 28, 2022, Newport

 

Video of research remote sensing in a marine reserve.
Video of research remote sensing in a marine reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday series of research seminars now offers a hybrid—in-person presentations that are also accessible remotely.  Next up, on Thursday, April 28, 3:30 p.m., is a talk on the...

Apr
28

Black Oystercatcher Survey Training

April 28, 2022

 

Black Oystercatcher
Black Oystercatcher.\Photo by Molly Sultany.

Black Oystercatchers, with their vivid orange bills and unmistakable clacking cry, are a familiar and well-loved denizen of our rocky intertidal areas. They are also a species of conservation concern due to the bird’s small population size and...

Apr
27

Rocky Habitat Workshop

April 27, 2022

 

View north from Cape Fourweather.
View north from Cape Foulweather.\Photo by George Meyer.
The next phase of the state’s drawn-out “site designation” process, part of the new Rocky Habitat Management Strategy, is upon us. The Department of Land Conservation and Development is hosting three virtual workshops focused on...
Apr
26

Webinar on Ocean Acidification

April 26, 2022

Photo of crabs caught in fishing gear courtesy of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.
Commercial crab fishing is at risk from ocean acidification.\Photo courtesy of California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.

The Audubon Society of Lincoln City hosts a webinar on “Our Imperiled Sea: Combating Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia” on Tuesday, April 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. The speaker will be...