WSG News Blog

Sustainable Seafood Series: Masala Butterfish

August 9th, 2022

By Olivia Horwedel, WSG Science Communications Fellow

This week, we are cooking a masala butterfish recipe from Seattle-based chef, Kausar Ahmed.  Ahmed is the author of the award-winning cookbook, The Karachi Kitchen. This recipe not only showcases brilliant flavors from Pakistan that pair perfectly with butterfish, but this meal also works well with any fleshy white meat fish, such as the locally-caught sablefish or black cod, an underutilized ...

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Sustainable Seafood Recipes: Marinated Tuna Rice Bowls

August 4th, 2022

By Olivia Horwedel, WSG Science Communications Fellow

This summer, Washington Sea Grant is hosting a sustainable seafood recipe series. This series will emphasize sustainable seafood recipes that celebrate a diverse range of cultures from around the globe. Additionally, this series will highlight underutilized and lesser known seafood. 

For this week’s sustainable seafood recipe, we are making marinated tuna rice bowls inspired by Japanese flavors. This recipe was created by Bart van Olphen for the Marine Stewardship ...

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Two UW Grads announced as Finalists for John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

 

July 27, 2022

We are pleased to announce that two recent University of Washington (UW) graduates, Caroline Potter and Kelsey Rudes, were selected as finalists for the 2023 class of the prestigious John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program.

Since 1979, the National Sea Grant College Program has provided one-year fellowships working within federal government offices in Washington, D.C. to over 1,400 early-career professionals. Legislative fellows typically spend their time learning about marine-related policy issues in Congress and ...

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Nicole Faghin, WSG Coastal Management Specialist, Retires

July 26, 2022

Best of luck in your next adventures, Nicole!

Nicole Faghin, who served as a Washington Sea Grant coastal management specialist since 2012, has retired. During her time at WSG, Nicole was an invaluable resource to planners, decision-makers and community members as she fostered partnerships and shared information to make Salish Sea coastlines more environmentally-friendly and resilient. She says she is particularly proud of her work with the Washington Coastal Resilience Project and ...

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Sea Levels are Rising in Washington. What will the Shorelines of the Future be like?

July 22, 2022

A new report from the Washington Coastal Resilience Project evaluates the trade-offs between various strategies to manage the impacts of sea level rise

As sea levels continue to rise, coastal hazards such as flooding and erosion will become increasingly common. According to recent assessments, over 14,000 homes and structures in Washington State — representing a current value of over 8 billion dollars ...

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Who Brings Your Seafood to You? An Interview with Dan Sleavy from High Tide Seafoods

June 28, 2022

By Benjamin Haagen, Science Communications Fellow

Local seafood processors provide valuable services to their communities by supporting fishers, bringing consistent seasonal work to locals, and providing fresh seafood. Dan Sleavy manages one such processor based in Port Angeles, High Tide Seafoods, which has been a family-owned staple of the Olympic Peninsula since 1980.

High Tide Seafoods has the largest processing facility in the area, which can process up to 60 tons of fresh salmon per day and also sells ...

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New study: 2021 heat wave created ‘perfect storm’ for shellfish die-off

June 23, 2022

Around this time last year, the Pacific Northwest experienced excruciating, record-breaking heat. With funding from Washington Sea Grant, a team led by the University of Washington has compiled and analyzed hundreds of field observations to produce the first comprehensive report of the impacts of the 2021 heat wave on shellfish. The researchers found that many shellfish were victims of a “perfect storm” of factors that contributed to widespread death: The lowest low tides of the year occurred during ...

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New Staff: WSG Welcomes Tracey Fugami

May 31, 2022

We are thrilled to welcome Tracey Fugami as the new human resources specialist at Washington Sea Grant.

Tracey has found passion and fulfillment in the work of human resources (HR) for nonprofit industries. For five years she served as the HR Director at Asian Counseling and Referral Service where she led strategic and operational leadership for the organization. Prior ...

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Help Shape Washington Sea Grant’s Strategic Plan

May 31, 2022

Take WSG’s Strategic Planning Survey and make a difference.

Dear partners and stakeholders,

As the Washington Sea Grant (WSG) Director, I want to personally invite you to help shape the strategic plan for our upcoming 2024-2027 program. If you use, manage, study, or care about coastal and marine resources, then your input ...

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Community Science Volunteers Discover Invasive European Green Crab in Hood Canal
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New Staff: WSG Welcomes Ashli Blow

April 25, 2022

Washington Sea Grant is thrilled to welcome Ashli Blow, communications specialist, to the team.

As a communications specialist, Ashli helps advance storytelling related to WSG activities by working alongside researchers and outreach specialists. She develops copy, video and other content on various communication mediums, ranging from digital platforms to print publications.

Previously, Ashli lived and worked in Memphis, Tennessee as a breaking news producer and writer before moving to the Pacific Northwest for ...

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Who Brings Your Seafood to You? An Interview with Hazel Secor from Cape Flattery Fishermen’s Co-Op

April 29, 2022

By Benjamin Haagen, Science Communications Fellow

Hazel Secor has been working as manager of the Cape Flattery Fisherman’s Co-op in Neah Bay, Washington since 2014, supporting the local fishing industry and working with fishers to process and distribute seafood to communities around the Olympic Peninsula. 

Hazel started working in fisheries with the Makah Fish Company when she was in high school. “I grew up here — this is a fishing village, everyone fishes,” she says. “I like this work ...

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