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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW)

The ODFW Marine Resources Program (MRP) studies and manages the fish and marine mammals off Oregon’s 363 miles of coastline and the 1,410 miles of tidal shoreline.

Oregon Coastal Management Program (OCMP)

The mission of the Oregon Coastal Management Program is to work in partnership with coastal local governments, state and federal agencies, and other stakeholders to ensure that Oregon's coastal and ocean resources are managed, conserved, and developed consistent with statewide planning goals. A portion of the funding for this project came from the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended, administered by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Ocean and Coastal Management Program, Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)

Under the Beach Bill enacted in 1967, the public has free and uninterrupted use of the beaches along Oregon´s 363 mile-long coastline. The Beach Bill also directed that the ocean shore be administered as a state recreation area. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is charged with the protection and preservation of the recreational, scenic, and natural resource values found on Oregon´s ocean shore.