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.


Autumn 2022 Sea Star

Read our biannual magazine, now with an expanded and updated format.

Washington Sea Grant Receives Continued Federal Funding for Aquaculture Collaboratives

The Indigenous Aquaculture Collaborative and West Coast Aquaculture Collaborative are among the projects to receive support for another two years.

Who Brings Your Seafood to You? An Interview with Steve Seymour of Drayton Harbor Oyster Company

Read our latest fisher profile, by WSG Science Communications Fellow Olivia Horwedel.

Seven Recent Graduates Selected for the WSG Hershman Fellowship

Congratulations to Grace Adams, Abigail Ames, Monea Kerr, Kathryn Loy, Jenna Rolf, Harshitha Sai Viswanathan and Olivia Zimmerman!

UW Graduate Student Selected for the NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

Congratulations, Kristin Privitera-Johnson!

Four Recent Graduates Announced as Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Congratulations to Mitchell Hebner, Caroline Potter, Kelsey Rudes and Jacquelyn Shaff!

Watch: How to Avoid the Brown Shower

A short video from Pumpout Washington with important tips for pumping out your holding tank.

Washington Clean Vessel Act Program Expands Options for Boaters

Second mobile pompout vessel helps South Sound boaters protect waters from sewage pollution.

October 1 – 2


We’ll be in Shelton celebrating its local shellfish resources. Visit our booth and learn about how we can help support aquaculture and shellfish growing.

October 14

Sea Safety and Survival (Drill Instructor) Training in Westport

This Coast Guard-approved workshop meets the training requirements of the Commercial Fishing Safety Act to conduct drills.

October 15

Marine Corrosion Protection Workshop in Port Hadlock

A hands-on class for marine professionals and commercial and recreational boat owners.

October 27

First Aid at Sea Workshop in Westport

Topics covered include CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia, cold-water near-drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures, immobilization, first aid kits and more.


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.


WSG 50th Anniversary

Watch our Commemorative 50th Anniversary Video

This short video celebrates 50 years of service in Washington State.


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Funding and Fellowships

New NOAA Funding Opportunity

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced two federal funding opportunities to support community-engaged marine debris removal and prevention.

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.

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!