A leader in research, outreach, and education for nearly 50 years,
Washington Sea Grant helps people understand and address the challenges facing Washington’s coasts and waters.


New Handbook for Reducing Water Pollution Available

Pollution Prevention for Washington State Marinas, a 72-page, full-color interactive handbook, provides a comprehensive guide for marina managers to reduce water pollution from their facilities.

Sea Grant Celebrates 50 Years

2016 is the 50th anniversary of the National Sea Grant College Program. As part of the year-long celebration, Sea Grant has identified a theme for every month of the year. December’s theme is sustainable shorelines.



February 25

Orca Bowl 2017

Save the date for Washington State’s Ocean Knowledge Competition!




Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

For one year, fellows are placed with congressional staff or in a federal agency, where they study, implement and even create marine policy. Applications due: February 10, 2017.

Coastal Management Fellowship

For two years, fellows are placed with state coastal zone programs on projects proposed by the states and selected by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management.  Applications due: January 20, 2017.

Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries Graduate Fellowship

Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding. Applications Due: January 27, 2017.

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 implementation in emerging program areas.