Knauss Fellowship applications open

Applications for the 2017 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, which place qualified graduate studens in Washington D.C. for a year working with a federal executive or legislative office - or related agency - on ocean and coastal science policy issues, are being accepted through Feb. 12, 2016.

Visit our fellowship page for more information and how to apply!

North Coast Fisheries Extension post open

Oregon Sea Grant seeks applicants for a fulltime, 12-month, fixed term Assistant Professor (Practice) to work with with commercial fishing fleets, scientists, local, state & federal agencies, fishing support businesses and the public to develop, execute, coordinate & evaluate educational programs related to commercial fisheries on Oregon's north coast and lower Columbia River.The application deadline has been extended to Dec. 4, 2015.

For more information and to apply, visit OSU Jobs.

State of the Coast draws near

COOS BAY - It's not too late to register for the annual State of the Coast conference, a day-long gathering of coastal (and noncoastal) Oregonians to learn, network and talk about Oregon's ocean and coastal environment.

Sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, the conference takes place Saturday, Oct. 24 at Southwestern Oregon Community College's Hales Center.

Registration ($35 general admission, $25 for students) includes lunch, a reception and refreshments. Doors open at 8 am; the conference begins at 9.

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