New Sea Grant agent gets to work

CORVALLIS – An interdisciplinary marine scientist has joined Oregon Sea Grant and the Oregon State University Extension Service to work with the fishing industry on the central Oregon coast.

Angee Doerr, based in Newport, succeeds Kaety Jacobson, who served in the role for 14 years before being elected as a Lincoln County commissioner last year. Among those who had preceded Jacobson in the position was her father, Bob, who in 1967 became the first marine extension agent in U.S. history.

Doerr will work with commercial fishing fleets and scientists as well as local, state and federal agencies on marine resource management and more at

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