Voices from POORT | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Voices from POORT

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    Principal Investigator:
    Suzanne Russell
  • POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oregon.  Smaller boats and a unique geography contribute to the charm and characteristics of this community.  Learn about fishing from Port Orford and other activities surrounding this unique community.  For more information on POORT, check out their website at www.oceanresourcetean.org.

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Jeff Miles

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Aaron Longton

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Lyle Keeler

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Danny Keeler

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Marylinda Guerin

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Leesa Cobb

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT
Chris Aiello

POORT (Port Orford Ocean Resource Team) supports its mission of long term sustainability of ocean resources and community through various initiatives.  These include the Blue Water Task Force which tests water quality monthly as well as the Port Orford Community Stewardship Area that has identified traditional fishing grounds.  They also support many scientific efforts such as the Rockfish Tagging Project and the Dive Survey and Seaweed Collection.  Members of the POORT provide interviews and discuss information that is important to the unique small community of Port Orford in southern Oreg

Sarah Calhoun Port Orford, OR Voices from the West Coast Voices from POORT