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.


Winter 2021–2022 Sea Star 

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Washington Clean Vessel Act Program Expands Options for Boaters

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

From Floods to Tsunamis, Many Hazards Threaten Washington’s Coasts

A new report from Washington State Department of Ecology and Washington Sea Grant provides a new framework to help rural coastal communities address coastal hazards present and future.

New Story Map Unites Sea Gardens Around the Pacific

The interactive, “living” story map synthesizes knowledge about Indigenous aquaculture throughout the region.

Washington Sea Grant and the Puget Sound Partnership Contribute Nearly $2.5 Million to Fund Research in Coastal Washington

Nine research projects have been funded focused on coastal Washington ecosystems.

50th Anniversary Story Map

Explore how research projects and community partnerships have developed during the first 50 years of Washington Sea Grant through an interactive story map.

Watch: WSG 50th Anniversary Commemorative Video

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

June 3

Drill Instructor Training in Gig Harbor

Learn the skills to lead safety drills on commercial fishing vessels.

June 4

Marine Wiring Workshop in Port Hadlock

Learn to update electrical systems on vessels. Designed to complement the Diesel Engine Troubleshooting workshop.

June 5

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting Workshop in Port Hadlock

Learn the maintenance and troubleshooting of diesel engines. Designed to complement the Marine Wiring workshop.


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.


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Funding and Fellowships

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!