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.

US Coast Guard joins forces with WSG to distribute small oil spill kits.



WSG and U.S. Coast Guard Launch Campaign to Reduce Small Oil Spills

This summer, WSG staff and the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will kick off a small oil spill campaign to give away free clean up kits at vessel safety inspections.


Update from NOAA Camp 2015

Read what one parent said about this year’s wildly popular NOAA Science Camp, where middle schoolers learn about marine science and high school students gain leadership and teaching experience.


WSG News Blog

Read about recent research, education, and outreach activities on our WSG news blog.




How Safe Are Your Shellfish? How Clean is Your Well Water?

August 2: One date remains for waterfront property owners to test their shellfish and well owners to test their water quality for contaminants.



The Coast Nerd Gazette
Sea Life




  • WSG Science Communications Fellowship   WSG’s two-quarter communications fellowship from September 30, 2015 – March 21, 2016. Applications are now being accepted through August 31, 2015. 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.

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