Selina Heppell named head of OSU Fisheries and Wildlife Department

Selina Heppell, an OSU conservation biologist, has been named the first woman to head the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife in its 80-year history.

OSU/NOAA study: Warm-water years are tough on juvenile salmon

Juvenile chinook salmon have to eat more when the Pacific Ocean is warm, but they are smaller and thinner than salmon the same age during cold-water years.

Oregon Sea Grant announces 2016-18 research grant recipients

The OSU-based Oregon Sea Grant program is awarding $1.7 million in competitive, federally funded research grants for 2016-18.

Report: Willamette Valley water future mostly bright, though gaps may need to be addressed

The Willamette River basin should have enough water for people in the year 2100, but conditions may not be so good for cold-water native fish.

Scuba fill station opens in Port Orford, as diving increases in popularity

A scuba fill station for scientific and recreational divers is opening this month at Oregon State University’s Port Orford Field Station.

"State of the Coast" conference set Oct. 24 in Coos Bay

The annual State of the Coast conference, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

Impacts of El Ni~no, La Ni~na on Pacific Ocean communities, beaches could expand in 21st century

A hazard analysis of 48 Pacific Ocean beaches in three continents found the biggest factor influencing communities and beaches in all regions was the impact of El Niño and La Niña events.

OSU names Haggerty interim dean of college

Roy Haggerty has been named interim dean of OSU's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.

Survey: Oyster industry more sold on ocean acidification impacts than public

Many West Coast shellfish industry leaders are convinced ocean acidification is having consequences – a rate of belief more than four times higher than that of the public.

OSU ranked third nationally in best places to study natural resources

Oregon State University is ranked third by College Factual in its ranking of “Best Places to Study Natural Resources and Conservation.”

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