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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Invasive Green Crab Monitoring Begins this Summer

Stream Team and the South Sound Estuary Association are partnering with WSG to monitor for invasive green crabs at south Puget Sound sites. WSG summer workshops will cover green crab life history and ID, threats to Puget Sound, and monitoring protocol. To volunteer and attend a workshop, contact Jeff Adams, jaws@uw.edu.


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.


WSG News Blog

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




Septic Socials in Snohomish

July 14-16: WSG’s Teri King will present her popular annual workshops on maintaining healthy septic systems in Snohomish County: Stanwood (July 14), Monroe (July 15), and Bothell (July 16).

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.



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