U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley recognizes Sea Grant Shop at the Dock program at a town hall meeting in Newport.
"Thank you, Oregon Sea Grant! The Sea Grant program is a textbook example of a smart and targeted investment in local communities that helps create economic growth," U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley.
Joe Phillips, of fishing vessel Triggerfish, shows off an albacore tuna during a Shop at the Dock tour in Newport in 2016.
Free tours connect seafood lovers with commercial fishermen and fish markets
Crew members on the Delma Ann haul in a crab pot and hit it against a banger bar to force the crustaceans out of the pot. Because of a fisherman's suggestion, researchers are looking for ergonomic banger bars.
Ideas include ergonomic equipment and tips for novice crew members
Michele Longo Eder stands in front of a fishing boat
As industry regulations change, women become more involved in 'politics of fishing'
Dori Dick
Knauss fellow and OSU grad Dori Dick helps revise guidelines that take climate change into account
Eva Lipiec in Washington, D.C.
Knauss fellow and OSU grad informs Democrats about fisheries treaties, coastal hazards and protections for salmon
two girls look at seagrass in a mudflat
The Oregon Coast STEM Hub has supported over 130 activities for students since 2014
raw oyster on the half shell with lemon and fork
OSU's George Waldbusser is partly responsible for saving the Pacific Northwest oyster industry.
Miles Phillips stands near the bridge that spans Coos Bay.
Bandon-based Miles Phillips previously promoted outdoor recreation in Texas
Gray whale breaches
The voluntary guidelines are modeled after those of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Girls look at aquatic insects
Oregon Sea Grant program teaches students how to collect data about the health of waterways
Students deploy equipment
Five students and three teachers helped OSU scientists on the Oceanus collect data on marine mammals and seabirds