Community Planning for Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery is a complex, costly and potentially lengthy process. Depending on the scope of the disaster, recovery efforts can last years and cost millions of dollars. Planning has a direct positive impact on a community’s ability to recover from disasters. Planning for disaster recovery before disasters occur can significantly speed up and facilitate the post-disaster recovery process. 

NEW! June 21 sustainability research training opportunity, open to all students

Students! Check out this FREE sustainability research training opportunity, happening June 21, 2018. Enrollment is limited to 35; RSVP by June 17. See flyer for more details.

HMSC Visitor Center now on summer hours, 10-5 daily

The Oregon Sea Grant-operated Visitor Center at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport is currently open on its summer hours, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily through Labor Day. See you there!

Announcing three fellowship opportunities for current grad students and recent grads

The Oregon Sea Grant Scholars Program is pleased to announce three fellowship opportunities for current graduate students and recent graduates:

Oregon coast high school juniors: Apply now for a four-day cruise on an OSU research vessel

Oregon coast high school students who will be seniors during the 2018-19 school year: Apply by 5 pm on June 18, 2018, to participate in a Sept. 24-27 research cruise on Oregon State University's research vessel, the Oceanus. The cruise will be led by OSU researchers studying marine mammals and plankton. See flyer below for details.

application_for_hs_shipboard_research_experience.pdf

Call for applications: Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience

The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) offers paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to juniors or seniors with advanced undergraduate or graduate-level training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Oregon businesses and pair students with an industry mentor to gain hands-on experience in project development and management.

Oregon Sea Grant director provides update on budget challenge

An open letter from Shelby Walker, director of Oregon Sea Grant, addresses the White House's proposed elimination of Sea Grant and what it might mean for Oregonians and people in 30 other coastal and Great Lakes states around the country. Below is an excerpt from the one-page letter; you can read the full version at the link provided below.

Temporary Education Program Assistant position now open

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Temporary Education Program Assistant 1. The position is part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) and is eligible for benefits. Major duties include using creative and innovative approaches to communicate with and educate Oregon boaters, scheduling and running outreach events, assisting with project planning for an “app” used by boaters, and building positive relationships with diverse recreational boating groups. Regular travel to boating access and outreach locations, which may include weekends, evenings and some holidays. Based in Beaverton, Oregon.

Two aquaculture funding opportunities announced

NOAA Sea Grant and the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture have announced two new aquaculture funding opportunities (note: the first one has been updated since the initial announcement on Dec. 14, 2017):

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