Join us for the 6th Annual Cape Perpetua Land-Sea Symposium, November 15th in Yachats, Oregon. A free event for all, RSVP now! This year’s event will kick off with a welcome from Senator Roblan and Representative Gomberg and follow with our keynote speaker Dr. Jack Barth, Professor of College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science at Oregon State University’! Dr Barth’s talk, titled Oregon’s Dynamic Ocean, will focus on current monitoring efforts and recommendations for the future.
A social mixer will follow with 3 presentation shorts focused on Sea Star Wasting (Jenna Sullivan), Local Net-Making and Bycatch Reduction (Sara Skamser) and Visitor Demograpics of the Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve (Tara DuBois). We’re thrilled for this year’s event and have a great line-up from our local leaders to scientists and management agencies in the area. Over a dozen local community groups from the area will feature their work during the social mixer, poster and table session! Full event information below, we hope to see you at this year’s event!
The Cape Perpetua Land Sea Symposium is aimed at promoting local stewardship efforts and raising awareness about current research being conducted within the Cape Perpetua nearshore and adjacent watersheds.
– Raise awareness of historical and current conservation, research and stewardship of Cape Perpetua region. - Foster and promote a sense of place and stewardship within the community for the Cape Perpetua region.
– Promote volunteer opportunities and local organizing to support long-term management and conservation for the Cape Perpetua marine reserve.
– Create opportunities for people to collaborate on conservation activities within the Cape Perpetua region, especially those focused on the Cape Perpetua marine reserve.