Federal grant funds whale conservation research

NEWPORT — Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced Friday that $26,205 had been awarded the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for whale conservation research efforts — but that’s only the first installment of an NOAA grant that totals $278,856.

“Oregon’s breathtaking coast makes countless contributions to the spirit of our state and the vitality of our local economies,” said Merkley. “This funding is critical to maintaining the health of our waters, while ensuring that Oregon’s fishing industry can support families in coastal communities for generations to come.”

The research in question is being conducted

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