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    For the Greatest Good: Insect Defense Mechanisms

    This presentation will delve into just a few of the fascinating defense mechanisms insects use to prevent themselves from being another animal’s meal.

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    National Public Lands Day Cape Perpetua BioBlitz

    Join us in exploring the beautiful public lands of the Cape Perpetua region during this annual event. Participants will engage in outdoor exploration and species inventorying.

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    The 6th Annual Youth Making Ripples Film Competition

    The Youth Making Ripples Film Competition is an opportunity for K-12 students (18 years of age and younger) to create short films that engage the public about the importance of marine conservation.

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    Young Ocean Leaders Wanted

    The World Oceans Day Youth Advisory Council is searching for 15 young ocean leaders from around the world to bring the Council to a grand total of 25 members.

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    Megalodon Myths and a Few Facts, Too

    Does the Megalodon still exist in our modern oceans? Uh, no... but popular culture, movies and misinformation can confuse scientific fact about this giant shark. Fortunately, our Youth Correspondents are on the case with this new video separating fact from fiction.

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    Summer is in Full Swing at Cape Perpetua and the Oregon Dunes

    Before heading for the coast, check out the schedule of US Forest Service ranger programs, hikes and other family activities available throughout the summer!

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    The Teen's Guide to Exploring Oregon Ghost Towns

    Oregon is filled with ghost towns. This unique guide will help young adults explore these areas while simultaneously observing wildlife, weather conditions and other natural phenomena.

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    Aquarium Invites You to “Seas the Day” at World Oceans Day Event

    The Aquarium will celebrate World Oceans Day on Saturday, June 30. The event highlights the importance of the ocean and its inhabitants through interactive activities, raffles, and animal presentations.

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    Bioblitzes Need Citizen Scientists of All Ages

    The Oregon Coast Aquarium is looking for volunteers of all ages to assist with bioblitzes to be conducted in the intertidal areas adjacent to three of Oregon’s marine reserves.

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    Citizen Science

    Citizen science is an exciting and rapidly growing trend across the world in which members of the public collect and analyze data relating to the natural world.

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    High Tech and Trained Dogs Join the Hunt for Earhart

    Ric Gillespie of The International Group for Historical Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) updates the Network on some astounding discoveries related to the disappearance of famed aviator Amelia Earhart.

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    Diving into Oregon's Kelp Forests

    This FREE interactive workshop about Oregon's kelp forests will give teachers a close look at this incredible ecosystem, while also preparing them to lead hands-on investigations with their students.

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    We Promise This Won’t Sting!

    The Oregon Coast Aquarium announces a new jelly encounter program for guests!

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    Restoration of Oregon’s Native Freshwater Mussels

    Seventy-two percent of North American freshwater mussels are considered extinct or imperiled. This public program will help teach you about the factors in their decline and what's being done to reverse this trend.

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    Tidepool Tours and Citizen Science Fun

    Learn about the Otter Rock Marine Reserve, tour the tide pools and participate in these citizen science activities hosted by CoastWatch.

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    13th Annual Marbled Murrelet Community Science Survey

    Citizen scientists are needed to help survey for endangered marbled murrelets in the 100,000 acre Globally Significant Murrelet Important Bird Area.

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    Rescheduled: Siletz River Clean-up, Saturday, May 12, 2018

    River users and the public are invited to help clean-up the Siletz River on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

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    Programs at Cape Perpetua and Oregon Dunes, May 12 and 13

    The public is invited to participate in three amazing events hosted by the US Forest Service on the Oregon coast.

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    Floras Lake State Park

    This little known lake on Oregon's South Coast is a sanctuary containing diverse ecosystems like coastal forests, meadows, beaches and riparian areas.

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    Endangered Oregon: Hope for an Ancient Fish

    Often considered a "trash fish" in the Pacific Northwest, Native American tribes and their partners are working to change the ill-deserved reputation of the Pacific lamprey.

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    Aquarium Admits Rare Booby Blown Astray by Heavy Storm

    Oregon is growing accustomed to welcoming California natives across its borders. This time is was a juvenile brown booby!

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    The ABC's of Birds

    The Get Wild Series offers these fun activities for bird enthusiasts of all ages!

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    Free Wildlife Photography Class for Girls

    Girls ages 13-18 are invited to learn the art and skill of photography from the professionals in this free workshop.

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    Sea Otters on the Oregon Coast

    What is the current status of Sea Otters on the coast, and what role do they play in a healthy coast? The MidCoast Watersheds Council invites the public to attend a presentation by Robert Bailey, on April 5th, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. in Newport.

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    Hawaiian Chieftain Returns to Astoria

    Historic vessel to offer tours and sails at Astoria City Dock, April 13 - April 17, 2018.

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