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Landmark Place: Oregon Coast Aquarium: The aquarium is one of the best known natural history attractions in Oregon. Learn why this center for marine science and education is one of our Landmark Places.
Remembering Keiko: Although the only orcas you’ll find at the Oregon Coast Aquarium today are in videos or photographs, at one time a large, friendly male named Keiko was the organization’s biggest attraction.
Educators, Share Your Field Expieriences! Educators, do you have a unique and exciting field experience project related to nature or conservation? Here’s how you can share your field experiences with others on the Oceanscape Network.
Although the only orcas you’ll find at the Oregon Coast Aquarium today are in videos or photographs, at one time a large, friendly male named Keiko was the organization’s biggest attraction.
The aquarium is one of the best known natural history attractions in Oregon. Learn why this center for marine science and education is one of our Landmark Places.
The Oregon Coast Aquarium provides a home to a unique group of castaways found in the hull of a derelict Japanese boat.
From the comfort of your home, explore the amazing natural history of the Oregon Coast and the world ocean. Discover new ways to experience or protect our natural world every day, or connect with us through our social networks.
Take your smart device along on your next outdoor adventure and use it to share your thoughts, photos or videos with other visitors through The Stream. Or use a GPS app and our Wayfind It features to explore the Oregon Coast.
Ask your teachers to create student communities and then use our scienctific inquiry modules to explore aquatic habitats and natural history topics. This feature may help Oregon high school students earn credit toward graduation!
Snow in the Columbia River Gorge
Frosty but tranquil, snow can lend a dramatic touch to this deep river canyon.
Footprints in the Snow
Some early morning explorers have left mute signs of their experience in the snow.
This collapsed volcanic caldera looks very tranquil in the wintertime.
Ducks and Geese
These Oregon waterfowl congregate at the edge of a frozen pond.
A snowy pasture catches the first rays of sun in the middle of the Oregon Coast Range mountains.
This famous bridge in the Columbia River Gorge is even more spectacular in the snow.
Life Beneath The Ice
In Corvallis, bright yellow life peeks out beneath this freshly fallen snow.
John Dellenback Dunes Trail
Wending its way through a lush coastal forest, along the banks of a tranquil stream and finally through a massive dune sea, the John Dellenback trail is a great hike which encompasses multiple ecosystems.