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Washington Sea Grant helps people understand and address the challenges facing Washington’s ocean and coasts.

Orca Bowl 2017 A Huge Success

The 20th annual Orca Bowl was a big success, with the following winners: first place, Tacoma Science and Math Institute (SAMI); second place, Friday Harbor High School; third place, Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA).

Survival Cues in Native and Invasive Snails

Congrats to WSG’s Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Emily Grason for research recently published in the American Naturalist on native and invasive snails. Her paper details cues that trigger prey defenses in seven species of snails. She found that native snails have more finely tuned fear reactions than invasive snails.

March 30

Marine Weather Workshop in Anacortes

Learn to read the weather before you go to sea. 

April 6

Marine First Aid Workshop in Gig Harbor

Learn techniques for first aid and save lives.

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NOAA Sea Grant 2017 Aquaculture Initiatives

NOAA Sea Grant is requesting proposals for two competitive funding opportunities focused on aquaculture. Project ideas must be submitted to Washington Sea Grant by 5:00 p.m., March 9, 2017. 


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. Preliminary proposals due: 5:00 p.m. PST, March 13, 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.