Talk: Environmental Programs at the Port of Olympia
Rachael Jamison, Director for Environmental Studies for the Port of Olympia, will be presenting on the port’s environmental programs as part of the South Sound Estuary Association’s Discovery Speaker Series.
Talk: Puget Sound Derelict Fishing Gear Project
Jason Morgan, Marine Biologist with the Northwest Straits Foundation, will be presenting on derelict fishing gear as part of the South Sound Estuary Association’s Discovery Speaker Series.
Port Townsend Seminar
Aug 21 Marine Renewable Energy Seminar
Northwest Maritime Center, Pt. Townsend WA (view map)
6:00 – An Introduction to Marine Renewable Energy Presenter – Ben Maurer
Marine renewable energy refers to the conversion of naturally-occurring power in oceans and ri...
Aug 15 Marine Renewable Energy Seminar
Olympic Natural Resources Center, Forks WA (view map)
6:30 – Doors open. Come early for the ‘Touch Tank’!
7:00 – An Introduction to Marine Renewable Energy Presenter – Hannah Ross
Marine renewable energ...
Who Will Rescue the Rescuers?
Who Will Rescue the Rescuers?
Washington Sea Grant alerts the Coast Guard’s first responders to the critical danger they will face when a tsunami strikes.
Coast Guard airmen and seamen muster to hear Ian Miller share some inconvenient truths about tsunami dangers.
It was a crisp, bright ...
Monster Seminar Jam with Dr. Katie Arkema
The NWFSC Monster Seminar JAM is a weekly seminar with presentations by Center scientists and guest speakers, and touches on variety of research fields, including landscape ecology, community ecology, genetics, wildlife biology, systematics, marine ecology, conservation biology, population biology a...
Padilla Bay Seminar
Aug 8 Marine Renewable Energy Seminar
Padilla Bay Reserve, Mt. Vernon WA (view map)
6:00 – Doors open; come early for the ‘Touch Tank’!
6:30 – An Introduction to Marine Renewable Energy Presenter – Curtis Rusch
Marine renewable energy refers ...
Marine Affairs Work is More Than Counting Fish
How the WSG Diversity, Equity and Inclusion workgroup strives to change marine fields
From the spring 2020 Sea Star print newsletter
By Sallie Lau, Guest Student Writer
The DEI Workgroup is comprised of more than half of WSG staff, including those pictured here. Clockwise: Melissa Watkinson...
Kritters and Kelp Day
Join for a fun, interactive, educational day! Kelp and Kritters Day at the Fox Island History Museum will feature hands on activities, storytelling, kelp tasting, face painting, games and more! Perfect for all ages.
At 2:00 Rachel Easton, the Education Director of Harbor WildWatch will give a talk o...
King Tides Help People Visualize Sea Level Rise Around Coastal Washington
March 26, 2019
Washington Sea Grant held viewing parties in Oak Harbor and Raymond in January to help local residents understand the effects of sea level rise
Sea level rise has major implications for coastal Washington. The recent projections released by Washington Sea Grant, WA Department of Ec...
Crab Team Highlights from the 2018 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference – Part 1
April 26, 2018
Between April 4th and 6th hundreds of scientists, managers, and policymakers descended upon the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle for the 2018 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. From salmon and orcas to microplastics and harmful algal blooms, presentations at the co...
Environmental Justice Speaker Series
The School of Marine & Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington is excited to launch their Fall Quarter Environmental Justice Speakers Series.
The series this quarter features a variety of speakers all of whom will address unique aspects of environmental justice from their work, res...
Port Townsend: Introduction to Invasive Green Crabs
Photo: Greg C Jensen
Washington’s salt marshes and pocket estuaries are incredibly diverse and productive habitats. Unfortunately, they are also highly threatened by shoreline development, pollution, and now, a potential invader. European green crabs (Carcinus maenas), often listed as one of ...