A subset of OAA’s actions is channeled through the Oregon Aquaculture Network (OAN). OAN has grown out of the Oregon Aquaculture Advisory Group which, under OAA’s stewardship, crafted the blueprint for the Oregon aquaculture program: Stimulating Oregon Aquaculture: Finding the Sweet Spot for Investment and Expansion (October 2018).
The mission statement of OAN is: To develop and facilitate an innovative program to develop aquaculture as an agriculture sector in Oregon that is economically beneficial, environmentally friendly, and socially responsible.
The goals of OAN are to: (I) educate the citizenry as to the soundness of aquaculture as a set of 21st Century food-producing systems; (II) demonstrate the bankability of aquaculture in Oregon; (III) to promote investment in new production systems in Oregon; and, (IV) to collaborate with other networks and partners.
OAN has the following attributes:
Network members include: