Celebrating over 50 years of service in research, outreach and education.
Washington Sea Grant continues to help people understand and address the challenges facing Washington’s ocean and coasts.


Curried Pacific Cod Kebabs Recipe

Next up in our Discover West Coast Seafood Recipe Series we have curried Pacific cod kebabs.

Mobile pumpout boats gain popularity, expand throughout Puget Sound 

Mobile pumpout boats provide options for recreational boaters while improving water quality.

UW, WSU graduate student selected as 2023–2024 WSG Keystone Fellow

WSG is excited to announce that University of Washington and Western Washington University graduate Jackelyn Garcia has been selected as the 2023–2024 WSG Keystone Fellow.

New Staff: Brandii O’Reagan

We are thrilled to welcome Brandii O’Reagan as a fisheries specialist Washington Sea Grant.

Kicking off the West Coast Seafood Series

Washington Sea Grant kicks off the West Coast Seafood Recipe Series, starting with a delicious recipe for Baked Lingcod with Sorrel.

WSG workshops give Makah Tribal fishermen crucial training to stay safe at sea

Sarah Fisken, marine operations specialist, has been working with the Tribe for more than 30 years.

Attention boaters! Send your feedback on map showing real-time location of pumpout vessels

Volunteers needed to test new map designed to locate mobile pumpouts.

WSG, Washington CoastSavers and partners awarded funding to tackle marine debris

The partners will receive $299,965 through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to lead collaborative marine debris efforts in coastal Washington.

Newly expanded and revised, ‘Heaven on the Half Shell’ tells the story of the oyster in the Pacific Northwest

The second edition of this classic text arrives is available in bookstores April 11.

Russell Callender shares about his career, passions and what lies ahead

Callender retires as WSG director in April.

Map of Puget Sound Area Showing Markers Where WSG Works

Where is Washington Sea Grant? 

Explore the Washington Sea Grant Story Map by clicking any point on the map – and learn what we are up to around the State!

June 2

First Aid at Sea Workshop in Seattle

Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while on the water.

June 16

‘Heaven on the Half Shell’ author talk

Join Olympia’s Orca Books Co-op for a presentation from co-authors of the recently published book from Washington Sea Grant and University of Washington Press.


Listen to our Podcast

Find out what’s happening along our shorelines and coast. Listen to Coastal Café radio every other week to hear the latest about cutting-edge marine science and the people who live and work on the Washington coast.


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Funding and Fellowships

Cover of RFP

WSG 2023 Request for Proposals Now Open

Washington Sea Grant requests proposals for one- to two-year research projects from investigators at academic and research institutions throughout the state of Washington. Pre-proposals due February 16, 2023.

Program Development

WSG sets aside a portion of its federal budget for small grants that allow timely responses to new or changing needs and provide the capacity to plan and begin implementing emerging programs.