Oregon Sea Grant at the Lincoln County Extension Office

Sea Grant Extension helps bring the resources of research and higher education to bear on real-world issues - in this case, issues important to those who live near, earn their livelihoods from, and visit Oregon's oceans and coastal communities. Sea Grant Extension faculty share dual responsibility to the OSU Extension Service and to the university-based Oregon Sea Grant Program. Sea Grant is a nation-wide partnership of universities and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that aims to promote better understanding and use of America's ocean and coastal resources.

Links to Marine-Related Websites and Information Resources

Upcoming Events and Classes

Tuna Canning Training -Flyer

Join us for this tuna canning workshop! Learn how to properly can tuna and take home freshly canned tuna when the workshop ends. Please be sure to register before September 1st. 
When: Friday, September 12th   9am-3pm
Where: First Presbyterian Church,227 NE 12th Street, Newport Oregon
Cost: $40/person
Registration: Now-Sept 1

Upcoming Drill Conductor Sea Safety Courses 

Newport class scheduled September 17-18


WAVE ENERGY - Building a Model Wave-Energy Generator


Oregon Sea Grant Faculty at Lincoln County Extension Office



Kaety Hildenbrand is a second-generation Sea Grant Extension marine educator who works with the fishing industry and the larger coastal community to address issues ranging from at-sea safety, collaborative ocean research, fisheries education, and ocean energy. Current projects include coastwide outreach and engagement on wave energy, the Fishermen Involved in Natural Energy (FINE) Committee, and a Newport bayfront signage project.

   Ruby Moon is Oregon Sea Grant's Extension Marine Renewable Energy Associate, and is working on activities relating to marine renewable energy and OSU 's wave energy research facility.  She has been creating outreach & educational opportunities through workshops and sessions to the community about how wave energy works, as well as guiding people in choosing & buying local seafood and learning the safe way to preserve seafood.

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