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.


WSG NEWS

New Study: 2021 heat wave created ‘perfect storm’ for shellfish die-off

Partners with funding from Washington Sea Grant analyzed an uptick of dying and dead shellfish during the heat wave.

Watch: How to Avoid the Brown Shower

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

Winter 2021–2022 Sea Star 

Read stories from our print newsletter.

Community Science Volunteers Discover Invasive European Green Crab in Hood Canal

Washington Sea Grant and WDFW will deploy rapid response trapping efforts.

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.

EVENTS
July 9

Marine Wiring Workshop in Port Hadlock

Learn to safely wire your boat.

July 13

Explore Your Beach: Lions Park

Join local naturalists out on the beach to observe the unique creatures that call the intertidal zone home.

July 14

Explore Your Beach: Kingtson Ferry Terminal

Join local naturalists out on the beach to observe the unique creatures that call the intertidal zone home.

July 16

Explore Your Beach: Shine Tidelands State Park

Join local naturalists out on the beach to observe the unique creatures that call the intertidal zone home.

July 16

Explore Your Beach: Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal

Join local naturalists out on the beach to observe the unique creatures that call the intertidal zone home.

July 20, 21

Septic System Care Workshop

Snohomish County is hosting a free, online workshop.

COASTAL CAFÉ

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


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!