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Congrats to WSG’s Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Emily Grason for research recently published in the American Naturalist on native and invasive snails. Her paper details cues that trigger prey defenses in seven species of snails. She found that native snails have more finely tuned fear reactions than invasive snails.
Congratulations to the five new Knauss Marine Policy Fellows from Washington State schools. Of the 125 applications across the country that applied for the coveted John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program this year, five of those 65 finalists were recommended by Washington Sea Grant, the most we have ever had accepted.
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Save the date for Washington State’s Ocean Knowledge Competition!
Learn the skills to save a life at sea. WSG teams up with WSU Jefferson County Extension and the Northwest Maritime Center to co-sponsor a Coast Guard-approved First Aid at Sea course.
Prevent and fix common problems. Learn to troubleshoot and maintain fuel, lubrication, electrical, cooling and exhaust systems in marine diesel engines.
Learn techniques to prevent common corrosion problems on your vessel from Kevin Ritz, Certified Master Marine Technician.
WSG is now requesting proposals for one- to two-year projects from investigators at academic, research and education institutions throughout the state of Washington. Preliminary proposals due: 5:00 p.m. PST, March 13, 2017.
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 implementation in emerging program areas.