Oregon Sea Grant is striving to deconstruct societal systems of oppression through our work.

Learn about our commitment to advancing justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Oregon Sea Grant staff are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources, FAQs and updates for Oregon State University’s students and staff are on OSU’s websiteRead about how we are adapting to COVID-19.

Get Involved

Looking to get your feet wet in the fascinating world of marine science? Become a volunteer! Learn more about the rewarding volunteer opportunities with Oregon Sea Grant.

Family Fun and Education

Touch a sea star. Pet an anemone. Marvel at the giant octopus. No matter your age, the Hatfield Visitor Center in Newport offers fun, hands-on learning about marine science and our natural world. Operated by Oregon Sea Grant, the VC welcomes more than 150,000 people each year. Take a video tour.


Read about some of our accomplishments (pdf) over the past five decades and watch this video. For more recent endeavors, watch this highlight reel from 2020, read about our work in 2020-21(pdf) or check out these testimonials.