Science/Marine Life

Science/Marine Life

Discovering the Mysteries of the Ocean

STORY AND PHOTOS BY EMILY KOLKEMO HISTORICAL PHOTOS COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF OREGON Researchers at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology are educating students and the public about the wonders of the ocean In a historic boathouse along the Coos Bay waterfront, a speaker informs the audience—a mix of university professors, […]

Outdoor, Science/Marine Life

Watershed—and Salmon—Restoration

IN EVERY CORNER of the state, Oregon Lottery proceeds support what matters to Oregonians. In 1999, voters directed the Lottery to provide funding to help restore and preserve Oregon’s natural settings and habitats. Administered by the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, these funds help support more than 7,000 watershed restoration projects […]

Culture/History, Outdoor, Science/Marine Life, YACHATS

Restoration of Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter

Cape Perpetua’s West Shelter is an iconic feature of the Central Coast. Perched 800 feet above the ocean, the historical structure has expansive views of the ocean. Now, the West Shelter and surrounding section of the Whispering Spruce Trail has reopened following restoration work completed by HistoriCorps in partnership with […]