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Wednesday, July 7

Pre-conference workshops:

  1. Communicating Ocean Sciences with Informal Audiences: guided questioning as a strategy for facilitating learning • 8:30 – 3:30
  2. Connecting Young Children to Nature • 8:30 – 3:30
  3. Linking Science and Literacy Naturally • 9:00 – 3:30
  4. Using the Ocean Curriculum to Teach STEM • 8:30 – 4:30
  5. Oregon Master Naturalist Program: Coast Region Sandy Beaches and Dunes Pilot • 11:00 – 4:00

Welcome Reception

SeaFaire, First Annual Photo Contest

Thursday, July 8 • Back to top

Opening Plenary Session—Beyond the Walls—Ryan Shaffer, Bend, OR

Field Trips:

  1. South Slough NERR Paddle Exploration
  2. Sea Lion Caves & Cape Perpetua
  3. Hatfield Marine Science Center & Marine Discovery Tours
  4. Paleodune Tour
  5. Sandy Beach & Foredune Exploration
  6. Forest Ecology & Estuarine Wetlands
  7. Horseback Beach Tour
  8. Sandland Adventures Dune Buggy Tour
  9. Umpqua Discovery Center and Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area
  10. Dune & Plover Restoration Ecology & Dune Geomorphology
  11. Crabbing Trip with Captain Greg Helmer
  12. Siltcoos River Paddle

Evening BBQ at Woahink Lake, Honeyman State Park

Friday, July 9 • Back to top

Plenary—Climate Change, Marine Food Webs and Salmon—Dr. Bill Peterson, OSU/NOAA

Concurrent Sessions—Track A
Concurrent Sessions—Track B

Plenary—Ocean Acidification and Pacific Oysters—Dr. Burke Hales, OSU

Concurrent Sessions—Track C
Concurrent Sessions—Track D

Plenary—Harnessing Energy and Protecting Places in Oregon’s Ocean—Robin Hartmann, OSCC

Banquet, NAME Awards and Auction

Saturday, July 10 • Back to top

NAME Business Meeting

Concurrent Sessions—Track E
Concurrent Sessions—Track F

Closing Plenary Session—Marine Education and Place—Dr. Gregory Smith, Lewis and Clark College

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