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Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning

Guest Blog by Woody Moses, NAME Washington Co-Director For millennia, people have gathered food from the shores of the Salish Sea. Unfortunately, these meals can sometimes lead to serious health issues, or even death. Consequently, whenever Giovannina and I collect filter-feeding bivalves from Washington coastal waters (clams, oysters, mussels, etc.), we always check “The Map.” […]

2020 Virtual AGM and Social

Please join us for our NAME Virtual AGM and Social on Thursday, August 20, 2020 5:00-6:00 pm PDT. We will start with a short business meeting from 5:00 to 5:30, during which we will share what NAME has been up to over the past year and what we’ve got planned for the next one. We […]

NAME/CaNOE Virtual Panel Discussion 2020

Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators and Canadian Network for Ocean Education invite you to a Virtual Panel and Discussion When: August 19th from 10:00 am–12 noon PDT Where: online through Zoom Integrating virtual and hands-on marine education: experiences, reflection and addressing challenges Register Now! Agenda: During the plenary session, panelists will introduce themselves and speak […]


SeaFaire is a marketplace of ‘ideas’ where individuals, agencies, organizations and vendors can share educational programs, equipment, curricula, and other materials appropriate for marine and aquatic educators. SeaFaire will be open on both Monday August 17 and Wednesday August 19 all day during the conference. All SeaFaire presenters are encouraged to be available for questions during […]


Sharing the Coast 2020 – Oregon

UPDATE—This event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. Northwest Aquatic and Marine Educators & Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition present our 11th Annual “Sharing the Coast Conference” When: March 13-15, 2020 Where: Southwestern Oregon Community College, Coos Bay, Oregon Schedule & Information Download the full schedule here. Friday night: FREE! OPEN TO PUBLIC! Dr. Eric […]

2020 Registration Information

UPDATE—Given the ongoing uncertainty due to COVID-19 around in-person gatherings and travel, we are sorry to inform you that the 2020 NAME-CaNOE Ocean Education Conference will not be held this August. We are planning on rescheduling the conference for next summer in 2021, and will send out more information on dates and location as soon […]

2019 Field Trips

Field Trips: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Please note, more field trips details will be added as they are finalized. You are welcome to complete your registration without adding any field trips; send an email to registration@pacname.org at any time to add or change a field trip on your registration, or to add a guest to […]