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.

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Nasty HABits Update

Learn what staff and researchers at WSG and the College of the Environment’s Olympic Natural Resources Center are discovering about this year’s severe outbreaks of harmful algal blooms.


Learn About Ocean Acidification

Learn some basics about ocean acidification with this series of demonstrations by WSG’s Meg Chadsey.


WSG News Blog

Read about recent research, outreach, and education activities on our Washington Sea Grant news blog.




Summer Beach Walks

July 1-2: Join Kitsap Beach Naturalists as they explore the sea life on Kitsap shorelines and share their enthusiasm, interest and knowledge about marine shores and the critters that live on them.


Family Fun with the Stars

July 4: Learn about sea stars on a beach tour guided by WSG’s Teri King and Jennifer Runyan. For more info, download the flyer.


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

July 5/August 2: Several dates remain for waterfront property owners to test their shellfish and well owners to test their water quality for contaminants.



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