Welcome Sea Grant Summer Scholars!

Oregon Marine Reserves would like to welcome three Oregon Sea Grant scholars working with us for the summer – they will be helping with ecological research, human dimensions surveys and communications Read More

Strange Creatures Cast Ashore: Pyrosomes

In past years pyrosomes were rare finds on Oregon beaches. But in the winter of 2016 – 2017 they became as common as kelp in driftlines and in the spring they washed up in astounding numbers, awing beachcombers and spurring scientists to study why these creatures were appearing in unprecedented swarms Read More

Science on the Grill

You’re invited to our first-ever Science on the Grill! Enjoy and afternoon of free food and science on the docks and talk with ODFW biologists about marine science, marine reserves research and information about this past spring field season. Read More

Meet Our Mother-In-Law: She’s a Croaker

Meet the cabezon, a large, goth-looking sculpin whose genus name literally translates to “scorpion fish” and means “large head” in Spanish. This species was the ‘catch du jour’ during our last research trip at Cape Falcon Marine Reserve. Read More

5 Year Review and New Staff

The ODFW Marine Reserves Program will be meeting with the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) in Corvallis on Thursday April 13, 2017 from 10 am – 4 pm for a five year Program review. Read More