Oregon Sea Grant serves the state, region and nation through an integrated program of research, outreach, and education that helps people understand, rationally use and conserve marine and coastal resources.
This document is intended for policymakers so they can make informed decisions about upgrading or removing tide gates in an effort to improve conditions for Oregon’s native migratory fish and other animals and plants that inhabit estuaries.
Low-cost, extreme draining of Fall Creek Reservoir aided downstream migration of juvenile chinook salmon – and led to the gradual disappearance of two species of predatory invasive fish in the artificial lake.
This story map on the restoration work in the Klamath River Basin includes information about the planned removal of four hydropower dams and the effect this work may have on water quality, salmon restoration, and the people in the region.
This report on the status of Oregon's marine aquaculture industry identifies barriers to expansion from multiple sectors' perspectives and highlights opportunities to support sustainable expansion with informed regulations to reduce environmental impacts.
This class will cover how a small woodland family northeast of Estacada embarked on a ten-year effort (ongoing) to restore their creek to improve fish habitat and allow for fish passage. Topics covered include planning, ...
David Bugni, Glenn Ahrens, Dan Stark |
Apr 2022 |
Three years of “health check-ups” on Oregon’s summer resident gray whales shows a compelling relationship between whales’ overall body condition and changing ocean conditions that likely limited availability of prey for the mammals, a new study from Oregon State University indicates.
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Q: We have a small backyard pond, and salamanders have moved in. I’m looking for info on how to take of their pond so they can thrive. Like, is it ok to add water from a hose? Can I put food in there for them?