Reports from the Field – June

Photo: Practicing good social distancing while out surveying sea stars. ODFW Marine Reserves Program staff and OSU-MSI Science Integration Fellow.

Our staff were excited to venture out into the intertidal this week to conduct Sea Star Wasting surveys at Otter Rock and Cascade Head. After a risk assessment and some adjustments to our field operations, our staff felt we could safely resume these surveys during the COVID-19 pandemic at this time.