Ocean Events

Past Events

Oct
6

Sea Otter Symposium—Second Day

October 6, 2021

Sea otter raft.\Photo by David Sidle.

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
6

Ocean Science Trust Meeting

October 6, 2021

Research divers in a marine reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
Research divers in a marine reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.

The Oregon Ocean Science Trust meets virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 6, from noon-3 p.m.  This body seeks and distributes funding to support marine research in Oregon.

Among the topics to be discussed are the current rocky habitat...

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...

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...

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,...