Where Are They Now?

From Skateboarding to Scuba to Shoes: a profile of OM Alumnus Alex Dann by Laura Parker Roerden “I think about that trip all the time, Laura. I know that sounds hard to believe all these years later, but it’s impacted my life in so many ways; it’s impacted my life decisions.”  I recently caught up […] Read More

Scholarship Announced for our Florida Project

Please help us spread the word about a scholarship opportunity for teens (ages 15+) to attend our Florida Marine Ecology Expedition project and training this summer, June 20-30, 2023 held in conjunction with the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The Expedition combines a survey of challenges to the marine ecosystem through five days with the iconic Clearwater Marine Aquarium […] Read More

Watersheds Connect Us on World Ocean Day

Ocean Matters is thrilled to be gearing up for our Florida Marine Ecology Expedition, which runs June 13-23rd. Teens will be doing a deep dive into the Florida watershed, with heads under experiences in Tampa Bay, Crystal River, the Everglades, and finally the coral reef for a coral restoration project performed on scuba. But that’s […] Read More

An Ocean Matters Refresh!

Ocean Matters has long understood that young people bring magic. Add salt (water) and simply stir! So we knew we had a great thing when Vee Lewandowski, a member of the Ocean Matters family, came up with a new concept for our logo incorporating one of our favorite ocean critters: the octopus. It is always […] Read More