Shoreline Education for Awareness is has changed along with the rest of the world in so many ways. One of those ways is our seminars – which have become webinars. We use Zoom to present them to you and are finding that this format works well. As we line up each new webinar, it will appear in the list below. All you will need to do is to click on the link at the bottom of each announced webinar and register for it.

SEA is committed to finding fascinating and rewarding topics to assist you in diving deeper into the magical and mystical world of marine life. There is so much to learn and so much to appreciate. We hope you’ll join us for these presentations.

Upcoming Webinars

February 16, 2021, at 6:30 PM

“Going, Going…. Gone? Conservation outlook for the Sunflower Star”

Presented by Sara Hamilton, Department of Integrative Biology, Oregon State University.

One of the largest and fastest sea stars in the world, the Sunflower Star, used to be a common site for scuba divers across the west coast. As voracious predators, they helped control the abundance of other species, including kelp-munching urchins. When Sea Star Wasting Syndrome hit in 2013 however, this star was one of the most impacted species. Eight years later, using data gathered from Alaska to Baja, we quantified just how badly their populations were impacted and now are asking: Where are they left? Are there any ways we can help the species recover? What does this mean for kelp forests? Come learn about marine diseases, the IUCN Red List, kelp forests, endangered species, and more!Click on the link below to register for this webinar. Registration is required. We hope to see you on the 16th!


A Watershed Tour of the South Slough

March 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Webinar by Alice Yeates

During this presentation Dr. Yeates will give a brief overview of the research and stewardship activities at the South Slough Reserve, located in the Coos Bay Watershed. We will sink our waders deep in mudflat research, follow the stream with lamprey and Coho salmon monitoring, walk across historic pastures into restored wetlands and sit in the shade of the forest canopy…and all without leaving your chair!
When: Mar 16, 2021 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Topic: A Watershed Tour of South Slough Research

Register in advance for this webinar:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


January 19, 2021

Sea Otters and Oregon Coastal Health

presented by

Bob Bailey, Elakha Alliance President

For those who missed this webinar about the efforts Elakha Alliance is making to return sea otters to the Oregon Coast, and for those who wish to watch it again, you can do so here. Enjoy!

December 15, 2020

Annual Meeting

In case you missed our Annual Meeting, or if you want to watch it again, click on the link below:

30th Anniversary Annual Meeting

November 10, 2020

Seaweed: Diverse, Delightful, and Delicious
Presenter: Nancy Treneman                
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

Here is the digital recording for this webinar. If you missed it, or if you want to watch it again, click on the link below. Thank you Nancy for teaching us so much about seaweed.


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