2021

A close up view of a crumpled plastic bottle on the beach is the foreground. It is surrounded by tiny pieces of plastic. In the background is the coastal headlands near Beverly Beach in Oregon.
Researchers designed and installed an ocean plastics exhibit at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, then evaluated visitor engagement and the exhibit's effects on their reported single-use plastic and plastic-related environmental stewardship goals.
Close up of person holding live Dungeness crab
Toby Harbinon looked at the regional and seasonal variation in Dungeness crabs' stable isotope composition and gut contents to investigate their potential consumption of bait discarded by fishermen.
A pile of Pacific oyster shells.
This report summarizes the findings of a survey of individuals working in and around the aquaculture industry to help determine barriers to expanding and current needs.
View of a creek running under an arched bridge.
This video features some of the sights, sounds and clues along part of a Quest at Beverly Beach State Park just north of Newport.
Zebra Mussels
This educational flyer aims to inform commercial fishermen about the damaging effects of biofouling and provide tips to help them prevent the costly damage of aquatic invasive species.
Two women researchers dressed in waders measure eel grass at low tide on the Oregon coast.
This webinar is for students interested in learning about marine-related majors, minors and options at Oregon State University.

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