Responding to the needs of ocean users, stimulating the local economy, and fostering mutual understanding among the fishing industry, the academic community and the public. Engaging with industry to tackle sea safety, whale entanglement, seafood origins and fisheries management. Shedding light on complex decisions surrounding ocean reserves, aquaculture and wave energy.
Oregon Sea Grant is part of a national network that supports research and education programs that contribute to the wise use of coastal resources. Extension Sea Grant brings university expertise to bear on real-world issues faced by Oregon residents, businesses, and communities.