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.


Remembering Bob Goodwin

Goodwin contributed to WSG through various roles for nearly 50 years.

Washington’s Clean Marina Program celebrates Leschi and Lakewood Marinas’ Clean Marina certification

The prestigious Clean Marina certification requires marinas to undergo a rigorous assessment of their environmental practices and plan improvements for the future.

Who brings your seafood to you? An interview with Roger Bain, fisherman of the Makah Tribe

WSG speaks with Roger Bain about his decades as a commercial fisherman, fishing with his sons and more.

Dr. Terrie Klinger to step in as WSG faculty director July 1

WSG is excited to welcome Dr. Terrie Klinger, professor in the College of the Environment’s School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (SMEA) and longtime Sea Grant partner.

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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!


Heaven on the Half Shell lecture, Enumclaw | July 21

Get to know the Pacific Northwest’s most beloved bivalve: the oyster. Author David George Gordon discusses three species with the people who have cultivated these delicacies for many generations.

Rosmond Evening Talk: ‘Can the Ocean Solve Our Carbon Problem? A Survey of Marine Carbon Dioxide Removal Strategies,’ Forks, WA or Virtual | July 24

Presented by WSG carbon specialist Meg Chadsey, this talk will provide a high-level overview of the marine carbon dioxide removal (mCDR) landscape and consider what it might take for mCDR to succeed in our region.

WSG Seaweed Office Hours, Virtual | July 25

Drop-in office hours for all your seaweed information needs! Zoom link available in event link.

Film Festival at Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, Port Angeles | July 26

View sanctuary selected and River and Ocean Film Festival co-hosted films showcasing our ocean and the Olympic Peninsula.


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Find out what’s happening along our shorelines and coast.



Funding and Fellowships

Washington Sea Grant Keystone Fellowship

Our newest fellowship program, which aims to build pathways into marine science and policy careers for individuals who are historically underrepresented in those fields.

Washington Sea Grant Hershman Fellowship

This one-year, paid marine policy fellowship matches highly motivated, qualified individuals with host agencies, nonprofits or tribes throughout Washington state.

2024 NOAA Sea Grant American Lobster Research Funding Opportunity

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced a federal funding opportunity to advance American Lobster research.

2024 NOAA Sea Grant Young Fisherman’s Career Development Projects Competition

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced a federal funding opportunity to support fisherman workforce development.

2024 NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Funding Opportunity

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced a federal funding opportunity to advance U.S. aquaculture.

2024 NOAA Sea Grant National Marine Debris Funding Opportunities

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