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Beach Bird Protections

Beachgoers are urged to help recovery efforts of the threatened western snowy plover by staying on the wet sand at snowy plover beaches during nesting season, March 15 – September 15. Beachgoers will see ropes that identify sensitive plover nesting areas, as well as signs that identify restrictions to protect […]

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New Exhibits at Marine Life Center

The Charleston Marine Life Center is open with two new exhibits that showcase jellies and “baby” invertebrates. The Center was closed to the public during the pandemic, but staff and University of Oregon students continued to work hard to look after the animals and create new exhibits. “Pandemic or not, […]

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Nemo finds a home at Oregon Coast Aquarium

The Oregon Coast Aquarium (OCAq) has welcomed a new addition to its sea lion colony: Nemo the 24 year-old male California sea lion. Nemo came to OCAq from Animal Training and Research International Center (ATR Intl) at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, located in Monterey, California. Prior to his arrival to […]