Increasing Scientific Literacy
ORREC provides students with scientific education opportunities to prepare them for rewarding careers. We give students world-class hands-on science-based learning opportunities by engaging them online, in the field and in the laboratory.
Developing Ecosystem Stewardship
Our research center powers ecosystem management while building student understanding.
ORREC offers researchers an opportunity to collect the scientific data required to understand our local ecosystem and better manage its use.
Community members nearby gain opportunities to invest their time, energy and talent to improve the lives of others, better protect their environment, and strengthen their communities.
Uniting Industry With Research
ORREC facilitates opportunities for Researchers and Scientists to partner with industry professionals.
These partnerships drive sustainable solutions to real time ecological and economic dilemmas that bolster our coastal economy’s long-term health.
Our status as an independent organization enables us to infuse local and state government with informed solutions that create living wage jobs now and in the future.