Researchers used drones to photograph 171 whales off the Oregon coast from 2016-18
Projects focus on beach grass, groundfish trawling, sea lions and oysters
Attendees can see artwork and talk to college students about their research
Cruise aims to foster next generation of scientists
33 pieces created by Northwest artists are on display through Sept. 26
Based in Newport, Angee Doerr will work with commercial fishermen, scientists and government agencies.
Over half of the respondents plan to retire within 10 years.
For the second year in a row Valor Christian School International qualified for the underwater competition.
A new exhibit of paintings representing the sea and coastal mudflats is on display through July 7 at the Hatfield Visitor Center in Newport.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration funded the artwork.
Online presence ranged from prominent to nonexistent, and prices charged for comparable services offered by different tour companies varied by as much as 400 percent.
The 2019-20 edition of the popular "Oregon Coast Quests Book" is now available. It features 28 clue-directed hunts in Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Lane, Coos, Curry and Benton counties.