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Salmon Mashup: Rare Celilo Falls Film & Radio Chronicle

Posted by: | March 20, 2015 Comments Off on Salmon Mashup: Rare Celilo Falls Film & Radio Chronicle |

Twenty-five years ago, in 1990, salmon populations from a variety of locations in the Pacific Northwest were being considered for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. “Listing” of salmon was going to have serious implications for the region, and Joe Cone, then the science reporter for Oregon Sea Grant, developed a series of 14 […]

under: Columbia River, fisheries, Northwest history, Oregon Sea Grant, salmon, videos

Videos of Critical Issues in Adapting to Climate Change

Posted by: | January 27, 2015 Comments Off on Videos of Critical Issues in Adapting to Climate Change |

A set of three short videos highlights some critical issues related to climate change at the Oregon coast. Those issues are flagged by the video titles: How Soon Do We Have to Think Differently? . . . How Should We Adapt? . .  and the overarching goal of having Community Resilience. The videos, intended primarily […]

under: climate, climate adaptation, coastal hazards, engineering, environment, Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, science communication, videos

Salmon: Are We Making Progress in Oregon?

Posted by: | January 13, 2015 Comments Off on Salmon: Are We Making Progress in Oregon? |

A new short video interview with Prof. Court Smith discusses his recent OSG publication, Salmon Abundance and Diversity in Oregon: Are We Making Progress? Smith, an OSU anthropologist and longtime scholar of the Oregon salmon fishery, talks with editor Rick Cooper about why he wrote the publication and what insights it offers. While salmon abundance […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

Rare Holiday Fare: Authentic Lutefisk Recipe

Posted by: | December 30, 2014 Comments Off on Rare Holiday Fare: Authentic Lutefisk Recipe |

Back in 1991, the former Oregon Sea Grant director, William Q. (Bill) Wick, sent around the attached description  of how to prepare lutefisk, the Norwegian version of what to do with dry salted cod to make it edible—even, to some, tasty and delicious. Wick, of Danish/Norwegian heritage, was a World War II veteran before becoming […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

New Video: Responding to the Risks of . . . Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris

Posted by: | September 2, 2014 Comments Off on New Video: Responding to the Risks of . . . Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris |

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: Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris, documents the aftermath of the devastating 2011 tsunami that washed […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

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 […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant
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National Science Foundation hosts Free-choice Learning Lecture

Posted by: | April 11, 2013 Comments Off on National Science Foundation hosts Free-choice Learning Lecture |

John Falk and Lynn Dierking, Oregon Sea Grant Professors of Free-choice Learning, are giving an invited lecture April 11 at the National Science Foundation headquarters in Arlington, VA. Their joint lecture, “An Ecological Approach to Understanding Lifelong STEM Learning: A Story in Two Voices” is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series hosted by the NSF […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

Summer Scholars’ Experiences Profiled

Posted by: | November 3, 2011 Comments Off on Summer Scholars’ Experiences Profiled |

This summer a group of nine recent graduates and undergraduate students  participated in the Oregon Sea Grant Scholars Program. The program provides student fellows with a meaningful opportunity to work side-by-side with mentors who are marine scientists, policy makers, and resource managers. One mentor, Steve Rumrill (South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve), highlighted all the […]

under: fellowships, higher education, internships, Oregon Sea Grant, publications

YouTube: Putting on a Survival Suit

Posted by: | October 10, 2011 Comments Off on YouTube: Putting on a Survival Suit |

Immersion suits, also called survival suits, have helped saved hundreds of lives, largely because they provide protection from hypothermia. However, the protection of a survival suit is only good if it’s on; and during at-sea emergencies, there may be only seconds to put the bulky items  on. This video shows the proper techniques for donning […]

under: Extension, fishermen, marine safety, Oregon Sea Grant, videos

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