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.


From the Director: Why the Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act Matters

The package of bipartisan bills will protect coastal communities from the hazards of climate change, and reauthorize and update the National Sea Grant College Program.

Videos of First WSG Shellfish Study Workshop Now Available

The Washington Coast Shellfish Aquaculture Study is a three-year project to assist planning and collaboration amongst tideland managers, owners and regulators in southwest Washington.

WSG Hosts Workshop on Seaweed Farming

Videos of the entire workshop held recently are now available.

January 21

Become a Stream Steward

Registration is now open for Washington State University’s Stream Steward program. The training, which begins on January 21, includes six classroom and two field sessions.

Register Now for the 27th Conference for Shellfish Growers

Don’t miss this annual opportunity to discuss the most current issues and relevant research on aquaculture with shellfish producers, researchers, students and managers from around the Pacific Northwest.

Our Northwest

Exceptionally beautiful and teeming with life, Washington State enjoys a unique marine environment and relationship with the sea. Washington Sea Grant works with communities, scientists, businesses and government to strengthen this relationship and ensure the responsible use of the marine resources in our Northwest. Read more about how Washington Sea Grant is providing resources to ensure the protection of our marine life, fisheries and shellfish.
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Funding and Fellowships

Applications Open for 2020 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The program, sponsored by the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program, enables fellows to work for one year on marine policy in Washington DC.

Applications Open for 2020 NOAA NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship in Fisheries Science

This three-year paid fellowship program places a Ph.D. student in a research-based position with NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service.

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.