Ocean Events

Jul
7

Seminar on Wildlife Trafficking

July 7, 2022, Newport

 

Vaquitas.
Vaquitas.\Photo courtesy of NOAA
The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series continues on Thursday, July 7, 3:30 p.m., with a seminar on “Black and Blue Markets: Illegal wildlife trafficking, lack of legal economic alternatives, and the plight of the vaquita porpoise, the...
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...

Aug
11

Cape Falcon Marine Reserve Walk

August 11, 2022, Arch Cape

Cape Falcon, viewing the marine reserve.
Cape Falcon, viewing the marine reserve.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The North Coast Land Conservancy (NCLC) offers a “walk and talk” on the Elk Flats Trail to Devil’s Cauldron, within Oswald West State Park.  The event, from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 11, is free and open to all, but...

Past Events

Dec
3

Lecture on Snails and Slime

December 3, 2021

Slime will be the subject--algae at Crystal Cove.\Photo courtesy of the Bracken Lab.

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology’s fall seminar series is taking place online again this year.  The talks take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays.  These events are free and open to the public, but it is...

Dec
2

Seminar on Drones and Whales

December 2, 2021

Whale fluke.\Photo by Dennis White.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Thursday research seminar series continues online.  Next up is a talk on whales and drones, coming up Thursday, Dec. 2, at 3:30 p.m.  The event is free and open to the public.

The speaker is KC (Kevin) Bierlich, a...

Dec
1

Lecture on Art and Science of Kelp

December 1, 2021

Bull kelp.\Photo by Jose Iselin.

On Wednesday, Dec. 1, 6 p.m., the Elakha Alliance presents “Chasing Kelp: A bull kelp journey across the Pacific Coast.”  The online event is free and open to all.

The speaker is Josie Iselin, who will describe her journey as an artist plunging into the...

Nov
18

Land-Sea Symposium

November 18, 2021

Bull kelp.\Photo by Jose Iselin.

The 9th annual Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium is coming up on Thursday, Nov. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Cape Perpetua Collaborative (of which CoastWatch is one of the partners), the event brings together those who care for the Cape Perpetua area...

Nov
9

Marine Reserves on Tap

November 9, 2021

 

North boundary of the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve.\Photo courtesy of ODFW.
The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Science on Tap series is still online.  The upside is that these presentations are available everywhere; the downside is that you have to pour your own.

On Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 6...

Nov
9

Talk on Archaeology and Sea Otters

November 9, 2021

Sea otters at sea.\Photo courtesy of the Cape Perpetua Collaborative.

The Cape Perpetua Collaborative is offering a series of Young Scientist Webinars, featuring graduate students and postdoctoral researchers sharing the new research they are doing.  The series runs through April on the...

Nov
6

Orca Talk

November 6, 2021

Orcas.\Photo courtesy of NMFS.

The American Cetacean Society, Oregon Chapter, presents a talk on orcas, aka killer whales, off our coast on Saturday, Nov. 6, 10 a.m. 

The speaker is Josh McInnes, a Master degree student at the University of British Columbia's Institute for the Oceans and...