Celebrating 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.


50 Years in Washington – Celebrate With Us!

Washington Sea Grant is celebrating 50 years of providing research, outreach, communications and education to Washington’s marine communities. Find out what activities we have in store.

Fishermen & Shellfish Growers: Get the Latest COVID-19 News

Find out about the most current resources available to you and your families.

WSG Receives NOAA Funding to Address the Pandemic’s Impacts on the Seafood Industry

The project seeks to enhance seafood availability, access and utilization throughout the U.S. West Coast, and strengthen the stability of the seafood system.

Impacts from the Summer 2021 Heatwave on Washington Shellfish

Teri King, WSG aquaculture and water quality specialist, has been working with local shellfish farmers as they navigate the persisting impacts of the heat dome.

UW Grad Announced as Finalist for the 2022 Knauss Fellowship

Congratulations to Alanna Greene!

New Program: Purse Seine Crew Member Training

Gain experience to secure a commercial fishing job.

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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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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!

Funding and Fellowships

Science Communications Fellowships Now Open

Applications are now being accepted for the WSG Science Communications Fellowship and the College of the Environment Science Communications Fellowships. Applications are due to Washington Sea Grant by Sept. 24, 2021  5 p.m. PST.

Job Openings

WSG has two outstanding job opportunities now open:  An Aquaculture Specialist and Crab Team Coastal Specialist.

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.