News and impact

Oregon Sea Grant Extension uses pandemic survey results to guide its work

The findings have already helped guide Sea Grant Extension’s response to the emergency.

Chris Branam | Jan 6, 2021 | News story

Extension assists with COVID-19 testing in Columbia, Washington counties

So far, the Columbia County clinics have resulted in 585 tests. Extension volunteers are helping with traffic flow, registration, and supporting the medical team with quality control checks.

Chris Branam | Dec 23, 2020 | News story

'Eat Oregon Seafood' campaign promotes industry impacted by pandemic

Oregon Sea Grant’s Extension fisheries specialists partnered with the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon seafood industry on initiative.

Amanda Gladics, Jamie Doyle, Angee Doerr | Dec 2020 | Impact story

Grant seeks to make college more accessible to Oregon's Indigenous youth

The project will focus on outreach to pre-college Indigenous youth to improve access and understanding of steps toward college entry and tuition and remove systematic barriers to community college and university completion.

Adrian Gallo | Oct 13, 2020 | News story

Extension awareness campaign celebrates Global Handwashing Day

High Speed Hand Washing can help children and adults avoid getting COVID-19 or sick during the upcoming flu and cold season.

Chris Branam | Oct 9, 2020 | News story