A leader in research, outreach and education for nearly 50 years,
WSG Knauss Fellow Grace Ferrara was interviewed by CBC Radio about her new report on how the presence of boats changes endagnered southern resident killer whale behavior, causing them to forage less and travel more.
Melissa Poe, social scientist at WSG, co-authored a new paper with the Social Wellbeing Indicators for Marine Management (SWIMM) working group. The paper presents a new tool to help decision-makers carefully consider how people are affected by changes in the natural environment and by different management strategies.
Read about recent news on funding for Sea Grant and words of support from University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce. Learn more
Join us for a fun evening of volunteer training Tuesday, 5:30-7:30pm, near campus.
Effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures and more while on the water in this Coast Guard-approved workshop for commercial fishermen and boaters in Seattle.
A second workshop on First Aid at Sea is being offered a week later at Fishermen’s Terminal. Effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning, shock, trauma, burns, fractures and more while on the water.
March 5 & 6
Celebrate 25 years of shellfish culture with WSG. This year, the conference will focus on shellfish culture and emerging issues as it brings together representatives from the shellfish industry, government and academia. For preliminary conference information, check here after January 15, 2018.
Exceptionally beautiful and teaming with life, Washington State enjoys a unique marine environment and relationship with the sea. Washington Sea Grant works with communities, scientists, businesses and government to strengthen this relationship and ensure the responsible use of the marine resources in our Northwest. Read more about how Washington Sea Grant is providing resources to ensure the protection of our marine life, fisheries and shellfish.
WSG is now accepting proposals for the NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative. Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. PST on March 2, 2018.
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.
This fellowship matches highly qualified graduate students interested in the national policies affecting ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources to host offices in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government in Washington, D.C. for a one-year fellowship.
This program provides PhD students with two to three years of funding for research on marine resource economics or population and ecosystem dynamics. Fellows partner with their graduate advisors and a National Marine Fisheries Service scientist to conduct their research.
This two-year program provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy. Fellows are matched with state coastal resource agencies and nonprofit organizations to work on projects proposed by the hosts and selected by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management.