Newport raises funds to rebuild its sea lion docks, destroyed by winter storms

Sea Lions on the dock at Yaquina Bay / Oregon Coast Aquarium

During the winter storms last December, one of Newport’s most popular tourist attractions suffered a serious blow and it is now in the process of rebuilding the docks and bringing back the blubbery mammals.

Some docks drifted away and others were destroyed, according to Jannel Goplen, president of the Newport Sea Lion Foundation.

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