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New Videos: Derelict Fishing Gear: Oregon fishermen interviews

Posted by: | August 28, 2014 Comments Off on New Videos: Derelict Fishing Gear: Oregon fishermen interviews |

Extended interviews are now online with two Oregon fishermen, Al Pazar and Nick Furman, who reflect on derelict gear programs with the Dungeness crab fleet in which they were directly involved. The interviews are in high definition at the Oregon Sea Grant Vimeo channel: Al Pazar, former chairman, Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission Nick Furman, former […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

New Video: Responding to the Risks of Marine Debris: Derelict Fishing Gear

Posted by: | August 27, 2014 Comments Off on New Video: Responding to the Risks of Marine Debris: Derelict Fishing Gear |

Marine debris – trash, refuse, stuff lost at sea — can often seem like a problem that’s difficult to make headway against. New short videos produced by Oregon Sea Grant can change that impression. Responding to the Risks of Marine Debris: Derelict Fishing Gear, highlights the dramatic success that the Washington-based Northwest Straits Foundation has […]

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Dark Horse releases new comic about earthquake preparedness

Posted by: | August 26, 2014 Comments Off on Dark Horse releases new comic about earthquake preparedness |

Dark Horse Comics, the Oregon-based publisher of such iconic titles as Star Wars, Sin City and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has teamed with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and the Cascadia Region Earthquake  Group to produce a new, free comic about earthquake preparedness. Without Warning tells the story of a girl who lives on […]

under: earthquake, tsunami

Oregon preserves water quality with pump and dump stations

Posted by: | August 22, 2014 Comments Off on Oregon preserves water quality with pump and dump stations |

The Oregon State Marine Board (OSMB) has enlisted the help of Oregon Sea Grant to help publicize floating restrooms and waste dumping stations across the state in an effort to protect water quality. Boaters that are on the water for long periods of time accumulate sewage that they inevitably have to dispose of. In some […]

under: environment, Oregon Sea Grant, outreach and engagement, public communication, recreational boating, summer activities, videos, water quality & conservation

Comments on Oregon Sea Grant sought

Posted by: | August 15, 2014 Comments Off on Comments on Oregon Sea Grant sought |

Oregon Sea Grant will be reviewed on Sept. 23-24, 2014 by a Site Review Team convened by the Director of the National Sea Grant College Program. Those associated or familiar with Oregon Sea Grant are invited to provide the review team with comments on any aspect of the program or its work up to one […]

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Learn to safely can fresh-caught tuna

Posted by: | August 4, 2014 Comments Off on Learn to safely can fresh-caught tuna |

NEWPORT – Tuna are abundant and available on the Oregon coast at the best prices of the year – so now’s a great time to learn how to safely can your own tuna at home. Sea Grant Extension’s seafood product development specialist Mark Whitham and Ruby Moon, fishery Extension agent, will lead a workshop in […]

under: courses, classes and workshops, events, seafood, Seafood preparation, seafood safety

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