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Two new curricula available from Oregon Sea Grant

Posted by: | August 8, 2013 Comments Off on Two new curricula available from Oregon Sea Grant |

Oregon Sea Grant has recently published two new curricula. Both are available online. Tsunami STEM Curriculum–uses Ocean Science Systems as pathways to stimulate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) learning to guide students in decision making. Students immerse into STEM through understanding the causes and consequences of a natural disaster such as a tsunami or […]

under: beach safety, climate, coastal hazards, courses, classes and workshops, fishermen, free-choice learning, k-12 teachers, marine education, publications, science education, tsunami

Follow the clues to coastal adventure and learning

Posted by: | April 11, 2013 Comments Off on Follow the clues to coastal adventure and learning |

Oregon Sea Grant has published a revised Quests book – The Oregon Coast Quests Book: 2013-14 Edition. Quests are fun and educational clue-directed hunts that encourage exploration of natural areas. In this self-guided activity, Questers follow a map and find a series of clues to reach a hidden box. The box contains a small guest […]

under: free-choice learning, k-12 teachers, kids, publications, summer activities

New online booklet explores export capacity of live shellfish in Oregon

Posted by: | February 4, 2013 Comments Off on New online booklet explores export capacity of live shellfish in Oregon |

The booklet Development of Live Shellfish Export Capacity in Oregon is available as a free download from Oregon Sea Grant. There are many opportunities for seafood exporters to earn substantial profit in Asian markets. The trade in live shellfish exports to China could be especially lucrative. In many respects, Oregon’s shellfish industry is well positioned […]

under: aquaculture, seafood, shellfish

Oregon Sea Grant publishes booklet on drinking-water systems in coastal Oregon

Posted by: | January 16, 2013 Comments Off on Oregon Sea Grant publishes booklet on drinking-water systems in coastal Oregon |

The following publication is available as a free download from Oregon Sea Grant. The print version may be purchased from Oregon Sea Grant’s e-commerce store. Planning for Resilience in Oregon’s Coastal Drinking Water Systems On Oregon’s rugged coast, large-scale infrastructure for public utilities is virtually nonexistent, meaning that drinking water must be obtained through small […]

under: climate, coastal hazards, earthquake, environment, Oregon Sea Grant, publications, regional projects, storms, tsunami, water quality & conservation

Newport’s Commercial Fisheries bay front signs now available online

Posted by: | July 16, 2012 Comments Off on Newport’s Commercial Fisheries bay front signs now available online |

People who visit the bay fronts of Oregon’s harbors often see working boats at dock and wonder about them and about the types of commercial fishing being done along the coast. A series of 10 Newport’s Commercial Fisheries signs are now available to answer some of those questions. Not only can the bay front signs […]

under: crab, fisheries, fishermen, free-choice learning, marine education, publications, salmon, seafood

Oregon Sea Grant publishes book about sustaining salmon ecosystems

Posted by: | August 30, 2011 Comments Off on Oregon Sea Grant publishes book about sustaining salmon ecosystems |

The following publication may be purchased from Oregon Sea Grant. Pathways to Resilience: Sustaining Salmon Ecosystems in a Changing World. “Resilience holds the key to our future. It is a deceptively simple idea, but its application has proven elusive.” —Jane Lubchenco, administrator of NOAA Fishery management programs designed to control Pacific salmon for optimum production […]

under: environment, fisheries, fishermen, publications, salmon, social science

Nine new low impact development fact sheets from Oregon Sea Grant

Posted by: | May 10, 2011 Comments Off on Nine new low impact development fact sheets from Oregon Sea Grant |

The following publications are available from Oregon Sea Grant. Low Impact Development Fact Sheets. This series of short publications, developed by Oregon Sea Grant’s watershed education and outreach team, lays out guidelines for choosing, building, maintaining and testing a variety of “green” options for handling stormwater runoff from residential, commercial and public property. (For greater […]

under: Earth Day, environment, Oregon Sea Grant, publications, water quality & conservation

New publication seeks to understand the roles of Oregon’s non-consumptive recreational ocean users

Posted by: | May 10, 2011 Comments Off on New publication seeks to understand the roles of Oregon’s non-consumptive recreational ocean users |

The following publication is available from Oregon Sea Grant. It may also be purchased from Oregon Sea Grant. Oregon’s Non-Consumptive Recreational Ocean User Community: Understanding an ocean stakeholder While some types of ocean use, such as recreational and commercial fishing, have received research attention, little research has been directed at Oregon’s non-consumptive recreational ocean users. […]

under: environment, publications, surveys

A report to the Port Orford community on the potential effects of climate change

Posted by: | May 10, 2011 Comments Off on A report to the Port Orford community on the potential effects of climate change |

The following publication is available from Oregon Sea Grant. Working Group Considers Effects of a Changing Climate: A Report to the Port Orford Community This report summarizes the activities to plan for climate change undertaken cooperatively by Oregon Sea Grant and a working group of Port Orford (Ore.) citizens from January 2009 to August 2010. […]

under: climate, environment, publications, social science

New publication looks at helping coastal communities prepare for greater resilience in the face of climate change

Posted by: | May 10, 2011 Comments Off on New publication looks at helping coastal communities prepare for greater resilience in the face of climate change |

The following publication is available as a free download from Oregon Sea Grant. It may also be purchased from Oregon Sea Grant. Coastal Resilience: Assisting Communities in the Face of Climate Change Community resilience is the ability of a community to respond to or recover from systemic disturbances, including climate-related effects on the environment, economy, […]

under: climate, coastal hazards, conferences, earthquake, environment, publications, social science, tsunami

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