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Mission statement

OCZMA serves local elected officials on the Oregon Coast.  OCZMA is a clearinghouse of objective information on issues relating to the Oregon Coast—this information is then shared with the state and federal government.  OCZMA conducts studies on the Oregon Coast's economy and carries out applied research to improve the standard of living in the region.  Through our extensive network of local government officials and many other partners, OCZMA gives voice to the concerns and needs of coastal residents.

 

Oregon Ocean Fisheries, A Conservation Story
Featured News and Information:

Ocean Salmon Industry Group (OSIG) Meeting 2-27-14
The 2014 Ocean Salmon Industry Group (OSIG) meeting was held on Thursday, February 27, 2014 in Newport, Oregon at the Hallmark Resort.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter: Alternative Mobility Standards Provide Solutions to Congestion in Seaside (May 2013)
This newsletter examines the Oregon Department of Transportation's (ODOT) "Alternative Mobility Standards" relating to the congestion situation in Seaside, Oregon.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—The Oregon Coast Awakens to Ocean Planning (March 12, 2012)
The Oregon Coast Awakens to Ocean Planning. This newsletter examines the nuts and bolts of the process.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—Rescuing a Railroad/Building a Future: A Case Study of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Acquisition of the Coos Bay Rail Line (January 2012)
This newsletter explores the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay's Acquisition of the Coos Bay Rail Line (CBRL)[more]

Draft Origins of Coastal Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP), Onno Husing, Director, OCZMA (September 19, 2011)
Draft Origins of Coastal Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP), September 19, 2011[more]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Ocean Planning in Oregon (June 1, 2011)—Onno Husing, Director, OCZMA
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Ocean Planning in Oregon (Updated June 1, 2011). [more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter: The Challenges and Opportunities of Renewable Energy Development on the Oregon Coast (April 2011)
This Newsletter discusses the challenges and opportunities of renewable energy development on the Oregon Coast.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—Community Teams Call the Question: A Marine Reserves Update (February 2011)
This Newsletter gives an update on the Marine Reserves process in the State of Oregon.[more]

Final EDA Report: Wave Energy Outreach Activities on the Oregon Coast (September 2010)
Wave Energy Outreach Activities on the Oregon Coast Final Report submitted to the Economic Development Administration (EDA) by OCZMA (September 2010)[more]

Final EDA Report—Building a 21st Century Economy: A Coastal Telecommunications Strategy (September 2010)
Final EDA Report—Building a 21st Century Economy: A Coastal Telecommunications Strategy (September 2010)[more]

2010 Coastal Transportation Issues Update: A Report to the Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC) on July 21, 2010 in Portland, Oregon by Onno Husing, Director, OCZMA
This 2010 Coastal Transportation Issues Update Report examines coastal transportation issues on the Oregon Coast.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—Solving Big Problems in Tillamook County: A Case Study of the Intersection of U.S. Highway 101/Route 6 & Other Successes (June 2010)
This Newsletter examines the transportation issues in the City of Tillamook relating to the Intersection of U.S. Highway 101 & Route 6, as well as looks at the flooding issues affecting Tillamook and Clatsop counties on the Northern Oregon Coast on Highway 101.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—"Lifestyle Entrepreneur" Gets Shoved Under a Microscope by Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) (April 2010)
This newsletter focuses on Oregon Public Broadcasting's (OPB) recent Think Out Loud Program held in Newport, Oregon on Rural Oregon (the Rural Oregon Project)[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—Oregon's Digital Divide: A Coastal Perspective (February 2010)
This newsletter gives an update on telecommunications in Oregon, especially coastal Rural Oregon.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—The Eagle is Landing: OPT Announces Wave Energy Buoy Deployment off Reedsport (January 2010)
Wave energy is about to become a reality off the Oregon Coast. Read this newsletter for an update on that reality.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—The Story of NSAT (Depoe Bay's Near Shore Action Team): One of Oregon's First Marine Reserves (October 2009)
This OCZMA newsletter examines the history of the Depoe Bay Near Shore Action Team's (NSAT) proposed marine reserve off the Oregon Coast. [more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter —Is Wave Energy Real? An Oregon Perspective (September 2009)
This OCZMA newsletter is a summary of the recently held Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) 4th annual wave energy conference held in Seaside, Oregon on September 15-16, 2009. It also covers Oregon's marine spatial planning process.[more]

Branding the Oregon Coast Workshop (May 29, 2009)
On May 29, 2009 in Newport, Oregon, OCZMA held a "Branding Workshop" to explore the potential of marketing or branding the Oregon Coast as an ideal place for "lifestyle entrepreneurs" or "knowledge workers."
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Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—Modernizing U.S. Highway 20: Overcoming Adversity in the Coast Range (April 2009)
This newsletter examines the U.S. Highway 20 Modernization Project. We are proud to dedicate this newsletter to the memory of Randy Pape (suffered a heart attack at age 58 and passed away November 6, 2008) who served on the Oregon Transportation Commission and was a key player in making this project happen.[more]

Oregon Coastal Notes Newsletter—The Economic Stimulus Package: Will Oregon's Rural Communities Get Their Fair Share? (January 9, 2009)
The Economic Stimulus Package: Will Oregon's Rural Communities Get Their Fair Share?[more]

OCZMA Wave Energy Newsletter (June 2008)
OCZMA's newsletter on wave energy will provide an insider's perspective on the recent history of wave energy development in Oregon.[more]

U.S. Highway 101 Newsletter (March 2008)
Oregon U.S. Highway 101 Logo to the left. Check out [more] for information on the history of Highway 101.[more]

An Evolving Coastal Economy: The Latest Study (March 2006)
OCZMA's Updated report on the Oregon Coast's economy was completed in 2006. The study breaks data down to the county-level, a scale which renders the information relevant to many people at the local level.[more]

Using Telecommunications to Transform the Oregon Coast Economy (September 2005)
OCZMA completed a Report entitled "Oregon Coastal Telecommunications Economic Development Strategy in September 2005. This was a year-and-a-half project.[more]

  


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