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

Helping People and Marine Life Thrive

Learn how WSG helps state residents understand, protect and prosper from our marine riches and be prepared for coastal hazards. These facts and figures break it all down.

WSG Facts

WSG By the Numbers

In the News

Invasive Green Crab Found at Dungeness Spit

A new population of invasive European green crab has been found at Dungeness Spit, near Sequim, Washington, rekindling concern over the potential for damage to local marine life and shorelines.

Proposed Sea Grant Budget Cuts

Proposed budget cuts by the Federal Government could dramatically impact Sea Grant programs. Find out what you can do to help. Learn more.

April 29

Marine Weather Workshop

Learn to read the weather before you go on the water.

April 30

ShellFest at Penrose State Park 2017

A family event, with beach walks led by WSG’s Teri King. Includes exhibits and children’s activities.

May 4

Marine First Aid Class

Be safe on the water! Learn marine first aid in Seattle.

May 24

Marine Engine Maintenance Workshop

Learn about marine engine troubleshooting in Gig Harbor.

June 5

Marine First Aid Class

Be safe on the water! Learn marine first aid in Seattle.

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Washington Sea Grant Blogs

NOAA Sea Grant 2017 Aquaculture Initiatives

NOAA Sea Grant is requesting proposals for two competitive funding opportunities focused on aquaculture. Proposal process closed. 


2017 Request for Proposals

WSG is now requesting proposals for one- to two-year projects from investigators at academic, research and education institutions throughout the state of Washington. Full proposals due: 5:00 p.m. PST, June 1, 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.