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Marine experts to share knowledge at public forum

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 5th, 2013

Marine ecologist Cynthia Trowbridge, shown here at a research site in Ireland, will speak at the Sharing the Coast Conference and lead a field trip. (courtesy photo)

CHARLESTON—The sharing of natural history and shoreline science has become an annual event during the “Sharing the Coast” conference. This year’s evet, which takes place March 15-17 in Bandon and Charleston, will include presentations, workshops and field trips on everything from seabirds and seawrack to exploring undersea volcanoes and understanding how climate change may affect the coast. Field trips will provide insights into coastal geology, beach ecology and marine debris monitoring.

Sponsored by CoastWatch (the volunteer program of the Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition) and the Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators (NAME), the conference is open to anyone who is interested in understanding the needs of a healthy coastline.

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