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.


New Videos to Help Boaters Pumpout

Four new videos are now available to help remind boaters how to dispose of their septic waste property and keep our waters clean.

New: COVID-19 Resources for Fishing Industry

Visit this page for links and resources on the latest guidelines for the seafood and fishing industry.

Boaters: Be Part of the Solution

Now that recreational boating has reopened – we have a go-to list for what to do when you encounter debris on the water. Help us keep our waterways clean.

Where Are Fellows Now?

A new interactive map shows just how far WSG’s fellows have gone, and what they are up to now.

From the Director: Marine Resources for the COVID-19 Pandemic

WSG has been sharing resources available to shellfish growers, fishermen, tribes and educators.

Washington State Marine Online Learning Resources

Washington Sea Grant supports online learning during the COVID-19 outbreak with a compilation of marine-related education resources created in Washington State.


Event Cancellations

Some events may be canceled. Check here for updates.

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!

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Funding and Fellowships

2020 NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Funding OpportunityRequest for Proposals

WSG is requesting proposals for one- to three-year projects addressing economic and market needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry from investigators at academic, research and education institutions throughout the state of Washington. Notice of intent to submit must be received by 5:00 p.m. PST on February 26.

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.