Ocean Events

Aug
16

Science Pub Portland: Into the Abyss

August 16, 2022, Portland

Research submersible Alvin at sea on a science verification expedition on the ship Atlantis. /Photo by Hannah Piecuch, WHOI
Research submersible Alvin at sea on a science verification expedition on the ship Atlantis. /Photo by Hannah Piecuch, WHOI

On Tuesday, August 16 at 7 p.m., the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is hosting a talk in the Empirical Theater on Alvin, the human-occupied U.S. research...

Aug
18

Research Symposium

August 18, 2022, Newport

2022 Summer Coastal Interns /photo courtesy of HMSC
2022 Summer Coastal Interns /photo courtesy of HMSC

On Thursday, Aug. 18 the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is hosting a hybrid research symposium in person at the Gladys Valley Marine Science Building (2030 SE Marine Science Dr.) or available remotely on Zoom. There will be...

Aug
21

Bandon History and Beach Hike

August 21, 2022, Bandon

Aerial view of the Bandon shoreline. /Photo By Sonja Peterson
Bandon's shoreline. | Photo by Sonja Peterson.

The South Coast Striders are leading an educational hike through the town and beaches of Bandon on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. This hike will start at the Bandon Historical Society Museum and tour the waterfront and Old Town before heading to the...

Aug
25

Sustainable Fishing Lecture

August 25, 2022, Newport

Scientists study the effects of algal blooms in marine fisheries. /Photo courtesy of NOAA
Scientists study the effects of algal blooms in marine fisheries. /Photo courtesy of NOAA

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Dr. Katelyn Bosley, a crustacean biologist from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife....

Aug
25

Presentation by Elakha Alliance Interns

August 25, 2022

Sea otter eating a crab. /Photo by Arenkert
Sea otter eating a crab.\Photo by Arenkert.

Join the Elakha Alliance’s Summer Tribal Interns on Thursday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to learn about the traveling cultural display they created. This display is the final project of their summer internship and will highlight the relationships between...

Aug
28

Tidepool Ambassador Tour

August 28, 2022, Florence

ea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.
ea star and anemones\Photo by Victoria Tierney.

Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Collaborative is offering free, small-group tours with a Tidepool Ambassador Guide during the lowest tides of the summer. Tours will last one hour, guests are encouraged to continue exploring the reserve on their...

Sep
13

Science on Tap

September 13, 2022, Newport

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will be hosting Science on Tap, an event where participants can socialize and learn in the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building (GVMSB) (2030 SE Marine Science Dr. in Newport), or watch remotely via Zoom. This event features Rene...

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

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...

Aug
14

Cascade Head Marine Reserve Hike

August 14, 2021, Lincoln City

A Lincoln City Audubon hike pauses on The Knoll.\Photo by Steve Griffiths.

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...