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National Ocean Council to meet in Portland July 1

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PORTLAND, OR – Members of the National Ocean Council will convene at Portland State University on July 1 for the last stop in their “regional listening sessions” tour of the US. Experts from the Council’s 27 Federal agencies and offices have been busy drafting strategic action plans to achieve nine national priority objectives that address […]

under: marine policy, NOAA, ocean law and policy, public review

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon Sea Grant researchers have found that a focused education and outreach campaign targeted at something most people can easily relate to – campfires and the firewood burned in campgrounds – contributes to behavioral changes to slow the spread of invasive species. The study, the first of its kind in the U.S., […]

under: invasive species, Oregon Sea Grant, research