A leader in research, outreach, and education for more than 40 years, Washington Sea Grant helps people to understand and address the challenges facing Washington’s oceans and coasts.
750,000 manila clam seeds were sown in one day last Thursday at Penrose State Park as part of an ongoing partnership between WSG and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, where volunteers of every age were invited to participate in the seeding fun.
High levels of marine biotoxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning continue to crop up in Hood Canal, leading the state to close several beaches in Jefferson and Mason counties to shellfish harvest, many for the first time.
Read about recent research, education, and outreach activities on our WSG news blog.
September 11-13: Meet WSG staff and learn about our programs at the annual Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend.
September 12-26: A two-week celebration of all things water, from beach tours to cooking demos and a 5k Run with Chums. Sponsored by WSG and others. Learn more.
- WSG Science Communications Fellowship WSG’s two-quarter communications fellowship from September 30, 2015 – March 21, 2016. Applications are now closed. Fellows work on a range of communications projects and gain valuable experience as science communicators.
- Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship
WSG’s one-year state policy fellowship from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. Fellows team with mentors in state government or an NGO host office, working on ocean, coastal science and management issues
- WSG 2015 Request for Proposal (RFP)
WSG’s biennial competition to fund research and workforce development projects for February 2016 through January 2018
- Program Development
WSG sets aside a portion of its federal budget for small grants.