1971-2021

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.


WSG NEWS

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.

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Find out what is happening — from fresh seafood recipes to fellowship announcements — all on our news blog!

Mobile App Helps Boaters Follow Puget Sound No Discharge Zone Rule

Pumpout Nav enables boaters to find nearly 200 pumpout and dump stations in Washington state.

Planet Ocean Teaches Middle Grade Readers How to Speak Up For the Sea

Meg Chadsey, WSG ocean acidification specialist, is featured in this new book from writer Patrician Newman and diver/photographer Annie Crawley.

Statement of Solidarity with the AAPI Community

We are deeply saddened and angered by the recent murders that occurred in Atlanta spas, the latest manifestation of the hate and violence escalating against Asians over the past year.

Paul Dye, WSG Program Strategist, Retires

Paul’s career spanned more than 30 years in the conservation field.

Introducing Pacific Currents

The new online magazine will cover the communities and initiatives of Sea Grant programs across the region.

Statement of Solidarity from WSG Staff

We stand with the Black community during these painful times.

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EVENTS
May 7

Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Gig Harbor

Washington Sea Grant and the Gig Harbor BoatShop at Eddon Boatyard are cosponsoring a First Aid at Sea workshop. Topics covered include: CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia and cold water response, near drowning, shock and trauma, burns and fractures, choking and patient immobilization, and first aid kits. Registration is required.

May 11

Building Resilience Through Innovation and Community Engagement

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Washington Sea Grant with this special Collaborating Across Difference event with the interdisciplinary team behind the Washington Coast Resilience Project.

May 13

Yellow Rope on the Beach: A Webinar for Students in Grades 6-12

ragments of yellow rope are washing ashore on beaches in Washington and Oregon. Where did these three-strand braided yellow polypropylene rope pieces come from, and how can this type of marine debris be reduced? Find out how this yellow rope is used and the steps oyster growers are taking to find a solution for this problem.


May 21

Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Seattle

Washington Sea Grant and Port of Seattle Fishermen’s Terminal are cosponsoring a First Aid at Sea workshop. Topics covered include: CPR, patient assessment, hypothermia and cold water response, near drowning, shock and trauma, burns and fractures, choking and patient immobilization, and first aid kits. Registration is required.

June 5

Diesel Engine Troubleshooting and Maintenance Workshop in Port Hadlock

Topics to be covered include an overview of troubleshooting and the maintenance of various systems within marine diesel engines, including fuel, lubrication, electrical, cooling and exhaust.Registration is required.

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!

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.