Visitor Center on Winter Hours

NEWPORT - Our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center is now operating under winter hours. From Labor Day until Memorial Day, the center is open Thursdays through Mondays from 10 am to 4 p.m., and closed to the public on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The center is also closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. During winter and spring Whale Watch Weeks, we're open daily from 10 am to 4 p.m. unless one of those days falls on Christmas or New Year's.

Tuna canning, smoking workshops in September

NEWPORT - Interested in smoking or canning some of the fish you caught or bought on the Oregon coast? Oregon Sea Grant Extension is offering workshops in both techniques in September.

The first workshop, on smoking fish, takes place Friday, Sept. 4 from 9 am to noon. The class fee is $20, and participants must register by Monday, Aug. 31.

The second, on canning tuna, is Friday, Sept. 11 from 10 am to 2 pm. Registration is $40, and participants must register by Sept. 7. A seafood lunch is included in the registration fee.

Sign up now for HMSC fall Homeschool, Career Day events

NEWPORT - Registration is open for the popular fall Family Home School Day and high-school career day at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center.

High school students can spend Friday, Oct. 23 exploring Careers in Science Investigation, interacting with reesearchers, exploring behind the scenes and doing hands-on activities that introduce them to a wide range of careers in marine schience.

Equipment systems specialist job open in Newport

Oregon Sea Grant is recruiting for one part-time (6-8 hours/week) equipment systems specialist for our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, to assist in maintaining exhibits, audio-visual and networked equipment. Visit our Jobs page for more information.

Dock Shop takes mystery out of seafood buying

NEWPORT – Want to learn more about the seafood caught off the Oregon coast – and have a chance to buy some while you’re at it? Join Oregon Sea Grant for a series of “Dock Shop” guided tours on July 10, 16, 22 and 28 at Newport’s commercial fishing port. Details on our news blog, Breaking Waves...

Visitor Center estuary walks continue through September

Looking for fun and a little ocean learning while visiting the central Oregon Coast? Drop by our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport for a guided walk along the Yaquina Estuary Trail

Grants/Contracts position deadline extended

Qualified applicants have until 5 pm today (June 19) to apply for a full-time classified staff position with Oregon Sea Grant as a Grants and Contracts Technician.

Applicants should have education and experience in accounting, preferably including experience with grant proposal development. For full details and to apply, visit OSU Jobs.




Communications manager candidates sought

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position leading its communications team in developing products and strategies that interpret Sea Grant-funded research, support the program's administration and contribute to outreach and engagement activities which help inform and engage the public in learning, discussing and acting on ocean and coastal issues.

At minimum, candidates should have

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