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Oregon King Tides & The Future of Our Beaches Presentation Feb. 10th

Original Post from Tillamook County Pioneer Join us in learning more about Oregon’s King Tides Photo Project (Fawn Custer, Oregon Shores-CoastWatch). Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hoffman Center for the Arts 594 Laneda Ave., Manzanita The final King Tides are February 18-20, 2019. We will watch a slideshow of the best […]

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First woman to become chief scientist of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sylvia Earle ‘Men and women living underwater together wasn’t going to fly.’ The first time I went underwater, I was 3 years old, and I was knocked over by a wave. The ocean got my attention. Years later I had a chance to breathe compressed air underwater, through a copper diving helmet. Our next-door neighbor in […]

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Invasive Insect Enters Oregon On Christmas Trees, Officials Warn

by Dylan Darling The Register-Guard Dec. 28, 2018 12:19 p.m. The Trump administration decided not to ban the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos. Records show it continues to sicken people. Oregonians who bought their Christmas trees at a big box store should give them a close look and carefully dispose of them to avoid introducing a tree-attacking insect to […]

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Firefighters make progress on Hendrix Fire near Ashland

Posted by Oregon Dept. of Forestry information officers at 4:28 PM  ASHLAND, Ore. –  Firefighters are taking advantage of favorable conditions to make progress on the Hendrix Fire 9 miles southwest of Ashland. The Oregon Department of Forestry is in Unified Command with the U.S. Forest Service on the fire. The 1,060-acre fire is burning in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and on about […]

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Tropical Pink ‘Sea Pickles’ Are Invading the Waters of the Pacific Northwest

By Kimberly Hickok, Staff Writer | July 20, 2018 04:01pm ET A surprising newcomer is taking over the waters that lie off the Pacific Northwest coast. Gelatinous pink sea pickles first invaded the area in 2014, and now researchers report that these tubular tunicates appear to have fully colonized their new habitat and show no signs of leaving. […]

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A GREEN FLASH ON THE SUN IN OREGON

A GREEN FLASH ON THE SUN: For seaside photographers, nothing beats a green flash–that sudden pulse of verdant light at sunset as the sun vanishes beneath the ocean waves. James Young was on a beach in Oregon on July 11th when captured a green flash. But it didn’t come from the ocean waves. It came […]