Ocean Learning

How Collaborative Research Reduced Seabird Bycatch

February 25, 2021

How Collaborative Research Reduced Seabird Bycatch

A UW EarthLab “Lunch & Learn” presentation celebrating the 50th anniversary of Washington Sea Grant

Wednesday, March 9, 12:30pm

This is the first of three presentations on successful cross-collaborative projects involving multiple partners.

Co-sponsors: UW Center for Global Studies; Center for Health & the Global Environment; Urban@UW; Washington Sea Grant


Ed Melvin, Washington Sea Grant and affiliate professor, UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences

Julia Parrish, professor, UW Biology

John McHenry, owner and captain of the Seymour & Member, Fishing ...

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Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Port Townsend

Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea Workshop in Port Townsend

Learn to effectively treat hypothermia, near drowning and other incidents while on the water on Friday, April 5

Washington Sea Grant, WSU Jefferson County Extension, and the NW Maritime Center are cosponsoring a Coast Guard-Approved First Aid at Sea workshop in Port Townsend.

Topics covered include:

  • CPR
  • Patient assessment
  • Hypothermia and cold water response
  • Near drowning
  • Shock and trauma
  • Burns and fractures
  • Choking and patient immobilization
  • First Aid kits.


Friday, April 5, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Northwest Maritime Center

431 Water Street

Port ...

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Coastal Cafe Radio Program

Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with KPTZ 91.9 FM in Port Townsend, WA, produces Coastal Cafe, a science-based radio program focusing on regional marine science news.

Coastal Cafe brings the latest in marine science information directly to coastal communities in Washington State.

Hosts Aaron Barnett and MaryAnn Wagner explore science with researchers, policy experts and people who live and work on the coast about issues impacting Washington State coastal communities and the natural environment.

The taped interview format airs twice-monthly and is available ...

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Orca Bowl 2019 a Huge Success

February 25, 2019

Garfield High School Team Wins First Place at Statewide Orca Bowl Competition

The Junior Olympics of Marine Science in the Northwest

On Saturday, February 23, 2019, 20 teams of high school students from Seattle to Soap Lake descended upon the University of Washington (UW) Fishery Sciences Building for the 22nd annual Orca Bowl. The teams tested their knowledge of marine ...

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