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Lynn Ketchum

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The Yaquina Estuary and Its Inhabitants

This trail guide covers the flora and fauna you may see along the one-mile Yaquina Estuary nature trail. The trailhead is located on the east of the Hatfield Visitor Center.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Propagating Coral at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center

This video explains how coral is propagated by snipping pieces from larger corals.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Feeding Animals at Hatfield Marine Science Center's Visitor Center

This video explains how food is prepared and tailored to the needs of each species, including rockfish, pipefish, yellow tangs, skates, ratfish, sculpins and a moray eel.

OSU Sea Grant Publication

Latest News

Human encouragement might influence how dogs solve problems

Jun 6, 2018
Human encouragement might influence how dogs solve problems, according to a new Oregon State University study.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Blue Zones project aims to bolster health in four Oregon communities

Sep 27, 2017
Program based on five regions of the world where people live a long, productive life

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Invent your own wreath for a festive holiday statement

Dec 11, 2015
Almost any plant will do to make a door decoration

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Rock on! Is this a classic rock or something else?

I'm currently a student at OSU and during one of my soil digs in my back yard my wife found a rock and she has since been wanting to know what it is and can't figure it out. Just curious if anyone can tell me from a far what type of rock this is? It is not magnetic but is fairly heavy for its size....

By Carrie Gordon | Featured Question