Seminars for 2019
The public is invited to join Shoreline Education Awareness for the following educational seminars:
April 20, 2019, at Bandon Library Sprague Room beginning at 10 AM, Sara Hamilton, Doctoral Student in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, will present a talk on “Kelp Forests in Oregon: Where, When and Why?” On the same day and same location at 2 PM, Dr. Bruce Menge, Distinguished Professor and the Wayne and Gladys Valley Endowed Professor of Marine Biology in the Department of Integrative Biology at Oregon State University, will speak on “Rocky Shore Ecology: Recent Climate-Related Disruptions to a Previously Stable Ecosystem.” SEA is providing both of these presentations in collaboration with Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition and the Bandon Public Library.
These 3 SEA events are part of Bandon Library and City Park’s Earth Day Celebration. The full agenda for Earth Day is below:
March 16, 2019 at Boathouse at Oregon Institute of Marine Biology beginning at 9 AM there will be 2 presentations. “Oregon Marine Mammals: An Ecological Perspective” will be first, presented by Nancy Treneman, Research Assistant at OIMB. Immediately following Dr. Dawn Goley, Director of the Marine Mammal Education and Research Program at Humboldt State University, will talk about “Marine Mammal Stranding.”
Come enjoy wine and cheese with us on February 16, 2019 at Washed Ashore beginning at 3 PM. SEA, in partnership with Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition and Washed Ashore, will offer a talk on “The Impacts of Marine Debris and Microplastics on Our Nearshore Ecosystems” presented by Dorothy Horn, Graduate Research Fellow for the National Science Foundation.
January 20, 2019 at Bandon Library Sprague Room beginning at 2 PM -“Turn the Tide on Climate Change: Strategies that Make a Difference” presented by Ann Schmierer, Executive Director for Wild Rivers Land Trust.