Dr. Elliott A. Norse receives Dr. Nancy Foster Award for Habitat Conservation

On World Oceans Day, Dr. Elliott A. Norse, President and Founder of Marine Conservation Biology Institute, was presented with the Dr. Nancy Foster Award for Habitat Conservation today by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Habitat Conservation. The Dr. Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award honors a commitment of excellence in service to habitat conservation.
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Historic Oregon Marine Reserves Bill Clears Oregon House Unanimously

The Oregon House of Representatives approved HB-3013 A on Thursday, outlining a detailed plan and timeline to complete evaluation of six potential marine reserve sites recommended by the Governor’s Ocean Policy Advisory Council. In addition, the bill establishes two pilot marine reserve projects at Otter Rock near Depoe Bay and Redfish Rocks near Port Orford
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