Top 5 Stories of 2022

In case you missed them or want to read again, here are the 5 most popular stories from this year

  1. Marine Reserves Program Synthesis Report: 2009-2021

ODFW announces the release of the Marine Reserves Program Synthesis Report, providing a comprehensive overview of the first 10 years of marine reserves implementation in Oregon.

  1. Providing a Platform for Graduate Research

This hook-and-line season we worked with two Oregon State University graduate students to support research focused on improving data for management and harmful algal blooms.

  1. Redfish Rocks Marine Reserve Highlights

Curious about what makes Redfish Rocks unique among Oregon’s marine reserves? Wonder what types of survey methods we employ to sample subtidal communities? Interested in learning how we use longline gear to supplement our hook-and-line sampling efforts? Then you should check out our One-Pager to learn about these discoveries and other interesting findings from Redfish Rocks.

  1. Otter Rock Marine Reserve Highlights

We invite you to explore Otter Rock Marine Reserve as we share our One-Pager of findings from the first 10 years of research. Otter Rock is the shallowest and smallest of Oregon’s marine reserves and serves as an important nearshore ‘Living Laboratory.’ Come learn about what makes Otter Rock unique and how collaborative research partnerships have helped us understand trends in sea stars and juvenile fishes.

  1. Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Highlights

We are excited to release the Cape Perpetua One-Pager! We invite you to read this snapshot overview of our findings from the 2022 Synthesis Report as we report key findings at the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve. Learn about long-term collaborations that have led to insights about oceanography and invertebrates at this special site.

Be sure to also check out the Cascade Head One-Pager and the Cape Falcon One-Pager.

Ecological Monitoring Reports – Did You Know? We’ve created a user-friendly website for sharing the 43 ecological monitoring reports referenced in the Marine Reserves Program Synthesis Report. These are the most up to date analyses from each of our monitoring tools used at each marine reserve site