Oregon Designates Network of Marine Reserves

Oregon Designates Network of Marine Reserves
3min 31sec

Landmark legislation signed by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber will protect nearly 200 square kilometers of the state's ocean — safeguarding the marine ecosystem and species such as yelloweye rockfish and lingcod. The new law has the support of members of Our Ocean, a coalition representing more than 250,000 Oregonians including scientists, conservationists, ocean users and local and business leaders.