Celebrating over 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.


New staff: WSG welcomes Manya Chadha

Washington Sea Grant (WSG) is pleased to welcome Manya Chadha as a new student assistant on the communications team.

New modeling tool shows impacts of sea level rise, coastal flooding to Whatcom County

Created by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and supported by Washington Sea Grant, the Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) will soon be available for use across Washington state.

Washington Sea Grant welcomes first Economic Recovery Corps fellow

For the next 2.5 years, Jessika Tantisook will join WSG to advance economic development projects along the Washington coast.

Reflections from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe Partnership Gathering

Washington Sea Grant joined more than 50 participants in Tokeland, Washington to gain a deeper understanding of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s upland relocation efforts.

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9th World Fisheries Congress | March 4-7, Seattle

Every four years delegates from around the world meet to exchange ideas about new research, emerging issues, scientific breakthroughs, and governance related to fisheries science, industry, conservation, and management.

2024 Conference for Shellfish Growers | March 11-12, Union, WA

First convened by WSG in 1991, the Conference for Shellfish Growers brings together shellfish producers, researchers, students and managers from the Pacific Northwest to discuss pressing issues and relevant research on aquaculture.


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

Apply for the WSG Science Communications Fellowship for Graduate Students

Applications are now open.  Applications close Friday, March 22, 2024.

Job Opportunity

WSG has an exciting opportunity for a Fellowships and Workforce Development Specialist. Learn more. 

2023 NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Funding Opportunities

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced a federal funding opportunity to advance U.S. aquaculture.

2025 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Work for a year on a congressional staff or in a federal agency, and study, implement, and even create marine policy.

2024 National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) – Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

Receive two- and three-year funding support for Ph.D. research in either population and ecosystem dynamics or marine resource economics.

2023 NOAA Sea Grant National Marine Debris Funding Opportunities

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced two federal funding opportunities to support community-engaged marine debris removal and prevention.

2024 Climate Ready Workforce NOAA Funding Opportunity

NOAA has announced a federal funding opportunity to support climate ready workforce for coastal states, tribes and territories.

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.