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.


NOAA Highlights Melissa Poe’s Contributions to Aquaculture

Read about some of Melissa’s insights on collaborating with NW Tribes and First Nations as an environmental social scientist.

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.

Looking Back on 50 Years: Students Get Out into the Field

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Washington Sea Grant and back-to-school month, we’re digging through our photo archive to share moments from our program’s history.

National Seafood Month: Grilled Fish Tacos

This week for National Seafood Month, we’re highlighting a great fish taco recipe that you can easily customize and make with any firm, white fish.

Jenna Keeton joins WSG as New Fisheries Specialist

We are thrilled to welcome Jenna Keeton as the new fisheries specialist at Washington Sea Grant!

WSG Education Specialist Maile Sullivan Wins Johnette D. Bosarge Memorial Award

Congratulations to Maile Sullivan, Washington Sea Grant education specialist, for receiving the 2021 Johnette D. Bosarge Memorial Award at the National Marine Educators Association (NMEA) Conference. Find out more about this great achievement.

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Celebrate Seafood Month!

October 1-31

Join us all October for grilled seafood recipes in honor of National Seafood Month! This week we’ve got a delicious rosemary salmon recipe for you.

Cedar River Salmon Journey

October 23-24

Join the Seattle Aquarium at five locations along the Cedar River to spot spawning salmon and learn about what we can do to help their populations!

Bellingham SeaFeast 2021

October 30

Bellingham SeaFeast is a waterfront & seafood festival in Bellingham, Washington. Join them on October 30th for a celebration of rich maritime culture and heritage!

CERF 2021 Biennial Conference

November 1-4

Join the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation for a virtual conference to connect science and society in the collective goals of preserving coastal and estuarine habitats, resources, and heritage.

First Aid at Sea Workshop in Seattle

November 12

Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while on the water.


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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Funding and Fellowships

2022 NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Funding Opportunities

The National Sea Grant College Program has two federal funding opportunities to advance U.S. aquaculture.

Job Openings

WSG does not have any current job openings. Check back with us periodically for more opportunities.

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!