Strategy Retreat Report: Yaquina Bay Ocean Observing Initiative: Establishing Newport, Oregon as a hub for ocean observing in the Pacific Northwest: Outcomes of a strategy retreat, July 14-15, 2011, Newport, OR
The Yaquina Bay Ocean Observing Initiative (YBOOI) is a regional initiative to establish Newport, Oregon as a
hub for marine research, monitoring, and education in the Pacific Northwest. A strategy retreat was held on
July 15, 2011 to engage a range of critical regional stakeholders in collaboratively identifying the
opportunities and issues related to carrying forward the initiative, and to ascertain practical steps forward.
This executive summary provides a brief outline of the outcomes of that event. YBOOI will use these
recommendations and other input in formulating implementation plans for carrying the initiative forward.