New Adult Books


Call Number


Abalone : the remarkable history and uncertain future of California's iconic shellfish


Anne Vileisis

QL430.5.H34 V55 2020


Age and growth of fishes : principles and techniques


Michael C. Quist

QL639.15 .A355 2017


All we can save : truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis


Ayana E. Johnson, editor

QC903.2.U6 A45 2020


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America's marine sanctuaries : a photographic exploration



QH91.75.U6 N367 2020


Among the mermaids : facts, myths, and enchantments from the sirens of the sea


Varla Ventura

GR910 .V46 2013


Anticipating future environments : climate change, adaptive restoration, and the Columbia River Basin


Shana Lee Hirsch

QH104.5.C64 H57 2020


The aquaponic farmer : a complete guide to building and operating a commercial aquaponic system


Adrian Southern

SB126.5 .S68 2017


Beyond polarization : public process and the unlikely story of California's marine protected areas


Steven Yaffee

GC1021.C2 Y34 2020


Blue legalities : the life & laws of the sea


Irus Braverman

KZA1145 .B58 2020


The book of eels : our enduring fascination with the most mysterious creature in the natural world


Patrik Svensson

QL637.9.A5 S9413 2020


The bowhead whale : Balaena mysticetus : biology and human interactions

J.C. George, editor

QL737.C423 B67 2021


The Chicago guide to college science teaching


Terry McGlynn

Q181 .M26 2020


The Chicago guide to communicating science

Scott L. Montgomery

T10.5 .M65 2017


Second edition



Madeline Miller

PS3613.I5445 C57 2018


Climate change and non-infectious fish disorders


Patrick T.K. Woo, editor

SH172 .C55 2020


The collected poems of Ada Hastings Hedges

Alan L. Contreras, editor

PS3515 .E225 2020


Dig a clam, shuck an oyster, shake a crab : fish and seafood recipes from the Pacific Northwest


John Nelson

TX715.2.P32 N45 2017


The edge : the pressured past and precarious future of California's coast


Kim Steinhardt

QH104.5.P32 S74 2017


Enemy of all mankind : a true story of piracy, power, and history's first global manhunt


Steven Johnson

G537.A9 J64 2020


Entangled sensemaking at sea : bycatch management that makes good social and ecological sense


Jason Good

SH214.45 .G65 2021


Environmental law handbook


Thomas F.P. Sullivan, editor

KF3775 .E473 2019

24th edition


The environmental politics and policy of Western public lands


Erika Allen Wolters, editor

GE185.W47 E62 2020


Essentials of oceanography


Alan P. Trujillo

GC11.2 .T49 2020

13th edition


European whales, dolphins, and porpoises : marine mammal conservation in practice


Peter G.H. Evans

QL737.C4 E928 2020


Facing the world : defense spending and international trade in the Pacific Northwest since World War II


Christopher P. Foss

HC107.A19 F67 2020


Fathoms : the world in the whale


Rebecca Giggs

QL737.C4 G39 2020


The field guide to citizen science : how you can contribute to scientific research and make a difference


Darlene Cavalier

Q180.55.C54 C38 2020


Fire on the water : sailors, slaves, and insurrection in early American literature, 1789-1886


Lenora Warren

PS217.S55 W37 2019


Fishery ecosystem dynamics


Michael J. Fogarty

SH327.5 .F64 2020

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Fishing in Oregon : the complete Oregon fishing guide


Madelynne Diness

SH539 .D56 2019

12th edition


Hops : historic photographs of the Oregon hopscape


Kenneth Helphand

SB317.H64 H45 2020


Lobsters : biology, behavior and management


Brady K. Quinn, editor

QL444.M33 L61984 2019


Never leaving Laramie : travels in a restless world


John W. Haines

G465 .H3345 2020


Parasites of marine fish and cephalopods : a practical guide


Sven Klimpel

SH175 .K57 2019


Reef life : an underwater memoir


Callum Roberts

QH541.5.C7 R63 2020


Rough house : a memoir


Tina Ontiveros

CT275.O563 A3 2020


Scientific foundations of zoos and aquariums : their role in conservation and research


Allison B. Kaufman, editor

QL76 .S35 2019


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Storm beat : a journalist reports from the Oregon coast


Lori Tobias

PN4874.T57 A3 2020


Struggle on the North Santiam : power and community on the margins of the American West

Bob H. Reinhardt

F882.S25 R65 2020


The view from Cascade Head : lessons for the biosphere from the Oregon coast


Bruce A. Byers

QH76.5.O7 B94 2020


Writing papers in the biological sciences


Victoria E. McMillan

QH304 .M36 2017

Sixth edition



New Children's Books 


Call Number

Explore the Salish Sea : a nature guide for kids


Joseph K. Gaydos

Child QH95.38 .G38 2018

Fish everywhere


Britta Teckentrup

Child QL617.2 .T43 2019

Ocean anatomy : the curious parts & pieces of the world under the sea


Julia Rothman

Child GC21 .R595 2020

Orcas everywhere : the mystery and history of killer whales


Mark Leiren-Young

Child QL737.C432 L443 2019

Otis and Will discover the deep : the record-setting dive of the Bathysphere


Barb Rosenstock

Katherine Roy, ill.

Child GC65 .R65 2018

The plastic problem


Rachel Salt

Child TD798 .S25 2019

Rising seas : flooding, climate change and our new world


Keltie Thomas

Belle Wuthrich, ill.


Child GC89 .T48 2018

Shark lady : the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientist


Jess Keating

Marta Alvarez Miguens, ill.

Child QL31.C56 K43 2017

The sockeye mother


Hetxw’ms Gyetxw (Brett D. Huson)

Natasha Donovan, ill.

Child QL638.S2 H85 2017

When whales cross the sea : the gray whale migration


Sharon Katz Cooper

Tom Leonard, ill.

Child QL737.C425 K38 2015

Wild ocean : sharks, whales, rays, and other endangered sea creatures


Matt Dembick, editor

Child QL122.2 .W54 2014



Catan – Cities & Knights  [board game]    

For 3-4 players; ages 12 and above; duration of play: 90 min.

Catan - Cities & Knights is an expansion pack. It creates knights to protect the land from invading barbarians and builds city improvements that confer benefits upon that city's owner, adding tactical complexity to the game and game length. First, there are 3 new commodities in the game distinct from resources. Second, the deck of development cards is replaced by three different decks, each corresponding to one of the commodities. Finally, players can also build knights on the island along their network of roads. These knights can be used to claim certain intersections but are also used to defend the island from periodic barbarian attacks. Get used to a tougher life on Catan and a longer but also more exciting game. The first player to reach 13 victory points is the winner. Must have the Settlers of Catan base game to use this expansion.

Clue, the Classic Mystery Game Harry Potter  [board game]         

For 3-5 players; ages 9 and above; duration of play: 30 min.

Discover the secrets of Hogwarts in this version of the classic Mystery game. Enjoy new game play features and a moving Hogwarts game board. Dark magic has been performed at Hogwarts. A fellow student has vanished from the famous School of Witchcraft and Wizardry--and it is up to you to solve the mysterious disappearance. Play as Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Luna or Neville and try to discover who did it, what spell or item they used, and where the student was attacked. Was it Draco Malfoy with a Sleeping Draught in the Owlery? Move around Hogwarts making suggestions--but watch out. Wheels on the board actually move to reveal secret passages, hidden staircases, and even the Dark Mark. Think you've gathered all the facts you need? Go to Dumbledore's office to make your final accusation to win the game.

Ecologies  [board game]               

For 1 to 6 players; ages 12+; duration of play: 60-90 min.

Created by a biology teacher for use in classrooms, it is deep and strategic enough to earn a place at any game night table. It features vintage Victorian era art and 77 unique organisms in 7 different biomes. Each biome offers a reward or perk for maintaining a healthy ecology and players can trade cards as they build their food webs. The winner is the first player to reach 15 victory points, but beware of your opponents, as they may use biotic and abiotic factor cards, as well as special powers and perks, to interfere with your ecologies. Can you build and maintain healthy ecologies while impeding your opponents?

Evolution  [board game]               

For 2-6 players; ages 12 and above; Duration of play: 60 min.

In a dynamic ecosystem where food is scare and predators lurk, your species will have to adapt to survive. Traits like Hard Shell, and Horns will protect your species from Carnivores, while Long Neck will help them get food that others cannot reach. With over 12,000 ways to evolve your species, every game becomes a different adventure. So gather your friends and see who best adapts to the changing world around them.

Evolution : Climate [board game]             

For 2-6 players; duration of play: 75 minutes; Ages 12 and up

In Evolution: CLIMATE, players adapt their species in a dynamic ecosystem where food is scarce, predators lurk, and the climate can swing between scorching hot and icy cold. Traits like a Hard Shell and Horns can protect your species from Carnivores while a Long Neck will help them get food that others cannot reach. Evolving a coat of Heavy Fur will protect your species from the cold, while being Nocturnal or Burrowing will provide protection from the cruel desert sun. With over 200,000 ways to adapt your species, every game of Evolution: Climate unfolds in a beautifully unique way.

Oceans : deluxe edition   [board game]  

For 2-6 players; duration of game: 60-90 minutes; ages 12 and up.

Oceans depicts the interconnected ecosystem of marine life and combines it with the powerful mysteries of the unknown.

Enter a vast, underwater cosmos: a mysterious interconnected world of tentacles, sharp teeth, and black ink, where your survival depends on your ability to adapt in a continually changing environment. But this is just on the surface… Lurking below the surface lie mysteries so bizarre they hardly seem natural. The Deep is a deck of nearly 100 unique traits you’ll discover over the course of many games. These over-powered traits represent the unknown: the undiscovered wonders of the deep ocean. Venture into the deep at your own risk!

UNO: Harry Potter  [game]                         

For 2-10 players; Ages 7+; duration of play 30 min.

"Cast a spell with this Harry Potter edition of UNO! The Sorting Hat rule will have you drawing cards for Gryffindor. And before you play your last card, don't yell 'Expelliarmus!'--yell UNO!"


Unstable Unicorns   [board game]            

For 2-8 players; duration of game: 30-60 minutes; ages 14 and up.

Unstable Unicorns is a strategic card game about your two favorite things: Unicorns and Destruction! Build a Unicorn Army. Betray Your Friends. Unicorns are Your Friends Now.

1000 piece Ravensburger: Awesome "A" jigsaw puzzle

1000 piece puzzle 27" x 20" - Piece together this highly detailed, colorful puzzle by Colin Thompson featuring a variety of different things that start with the letter "A". The first in the Colin Thompson letter series.