Our News Corvallis Gazette Times "'[The fungi technique] has got a lot of potential, and few people in the area are studying it.'" -Jan. 20, 2014 EcoWatch "Ocean Blue Project is harnessing the power of mushrooms to clean up pesticides and other pollutants that plague Oregon and national waterways." -Jan. 23, 2014 Popular Science "Volunteers for Ocean Blue Project... are placing mushroom spawn in burlap sacks... where contaminated water will filter through them."-Jan. 24, 2014 Go to our Newsroom Who We AreDifferent talents; shared mission. Meet the team Projects & Events Willamette Annual River Clean Up Saturday, July 18 at 11:00am - 8:00pm.Details and Sign up. World Ocean Day Celebration Monday, June 8 at 3:00pm - 8:00pm PDT.Details and Sign up. World Ocean Day 2013 Nye Beach, New Port, Oregon. 60+ volunteers from U of O. Removed 45+ pounds of microplastic and 30+ pounds of rusty nails. Bryant Park Clean Up 2015 Partnered with City of Albany and South Albany High School. 80 students planted 1,200 trees in three hours. Totally planting the event reached 12,000 trees. Mill Race 2015 We discovered chinook salmon and a native red sided minnow after everyone thought they were gone from the area.This stream has great potential for trout and wood ducks. See More Support the Cause. Together, we have the power to protect our oceans.