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The spring/summer 2018 issue of Confluence, a newsletter about Oregon Sea Grant’s research, outreach and educational programs, is now available for download.

under: Confluence, crab, ecology, environment, events, Extension, fellowships, fisheries, fishermen, free-choice learning, HMSC Visitor Center, internships, kids, marine animals, marine education, marine mammals, marine science, news, ocean literacy, oceanography, Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, outreach and engagement, people, research, scholarships, science education, Sea Grant Scholars, seafood, social science, STEM education, tsunami, whales
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Experts with Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service will demystify the process of buying fresh seafood during free, guided dockside tours in Newport and Warrenton that connect seafood lovers with commercial fishermen.

under: fisheries, fishermen, news, Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, outreach and engagement, salmon, seafood, summer activities, waterfronts
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Beaverton students qualify for international underwater robotics contest in Washington

Posted by: | May 2, 2018 Comments Off on Beaverton students qualify for international underwater robotics contest in Washington |

Students from Valor Christian School International in Beaverton have qualified for an international underwater robotics competition in Washington after placing first at a similar regional contest in Lincoln City that tested their engineering and problem-solving skills.

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Visitor Center at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center to fully reopen March 24

Posted by: | March 19, 2018 Comments Off on Visitor Center at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center to fully reopen March 24 |

The popular public education wing of Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will fully reopen on March 24 after closing for repairs in early December.

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Report: HMSC Visitor Center generates an estimated $7.6 million in statewide income annually

Posted by: | February 16, 2018 Comments Off on Report: HMSC Visitor Center generates an estimated $7.6 million in statewide income annually |

The Visitor Center at Hatfield Marine Science Center generates more than 10 times as much as it costs to operate, according to a new report.

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February events to showcase OSU’s and Oregon Sea Grant’s marine research and outreach

Posted by: | January 22, 2018 Comments Off on February events to showcase OSU’s and Oregon Sea Grant’s marine research and outreach |

As part of its 150th anniversary, Oregon State University will highlight its decades of marine-related research and public outreach Feb. 12-24 with a variety of free tours and talks on campus and along the coast.

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Marine Education Coordinator position now open

Posted by: | January 5, 2018 Comments Off on Marine Education Coordinator position now open |

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Marine Education Coordinator. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position.

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New publications look at Oregon coast recreational outfitter and tour guide businesses

Posted by: | December 11, 2017 Comments Off on New publications look at Oregon coast recreational outfitter and tour guide businesses |

Two new publications from Oregon Sea Grant examine several facets of Oregon coast outfitters and tour guides, including their services, pricing, and online marketing effectiveness.

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Applications now being accepted for 2019-20 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships

Posted by: | November 30, 2017 Comments Off on Applications now being accepted for 2019-20 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowships |

Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.

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Visitor Center at Hatfield Center to close Dec. 5 for maintenance

Posted by: | November 22, 2017 Comments Off on Visitor Center at Hatfield Center to close Dec. 5 for maintenance |

Oregon Sea Grant’s Visitor Center at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center will close on Dec. 5 for maintenance and renovation.

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