About OERS

The activities of today’s society threatens the sensitive marine ecology and all life within it. Changes in our environment have increased the threat to marine and land animals from disasters, both natural (hurricanes, floods, etc) and man-made (oil spills, etc).

The Oceanographic Environmental Research Society is committed to:

a) respond to such catastrophes, ensuring these animals are cared for, and
b) to the conservation and preservation of marine life and natural habitats. OERS will fulfil those commitments through research, education, rescue and rehabilitation.

Although our home office is in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, most of our education and training activities are in Toronto, Canada at the moment. Field research is conducted at the OERS facility,  the Comeauville Marine Institute,  in Nova Scotia, Canada. Rescues though, are conducted wherever needed.