Grassy stream banks on the Slamon River Estuary, Oregon
Researchers study Oregon estuaries to assess controls on tidal saline wetland carbon burial and sediment accretion.
River in Europe with a tide gate down to control the flow of water.
A team of international researchers found at least 1.2 million instream barriers in 36 European countries, 68 percent of which are structures less than two meters in height that are often overlooked.
Aerial view of Winter Lakes tide gate project.
This document is intended for policymakers so they can make informed decisions about upgrading or removing tide gates in an effort to improve conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish and other animals and plants that inhabit estuaries.


Researchers collects tiny herbivores in eelgrass in Netarts Bay
This research looked at the relative importance of local and regional scales in organizing eelgrass communities and the potential of regional oceanography and trophic interactions in regulating patterns of primary producers in this system.
South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
This video provides an overview of the environmental DNA monitoring efforts at the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve.


Students rafting down the Willamette River on a sunny day
This video is about the OSU Environmental Leadership for Youth (ELY) program that invites a diversity of students from 8th to 12th grades in the Willamette Valley to be inspired by natural areas, watershed science and community engagement.