Launching Collaborative Green Crab Management in Drayton Harbor (part 2)
July 3, 2020
Removal of European green crab in Drayton Harbor is now underway, thanks to the collaborative efforts of WSG, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), the Northwest Straits Commission (NWSC) and other stakeholders. This is the second of two posts on efforts to date. Part 1 cov...
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Could a Tsunami Hit Puget Sound?
New tsunami hazard maps show how a Cascadia megaquake could impact Puget Sound
June 22, 2021By Kathleen McKeegan, WSG Science Communications Fellow
It’s not a matter of if, but when. New tsunami hazard maps published by the Washington Geological Survey and the Washington State Department of ...
Climate Change Symposium Series
Hosted by the Northwest Straits Commission, the 2021 conference has been held as a series of four virtual events centered on climate change impacts and local action in the Salish Sea region. This will be the second event of the series, and will be open by invitation to MRC members, staff, and other ...
WSG Crab Team Wins Award for Outstanding Community Impact
May 13, 2021
We are thrilled to share that Washington Sea Grant Crab Team won this year’s University of Washington College of the Environment award for Outstanding Community Impact. Crab Team members Kate Litle, Jeff Adams, P. Sean McDonald, Emily Grason, Amy Linhart and Alex Stote were recognized...
Karen Morrill-McClure Nominated for UW Together We Will Award
January 27, 2021
We are proud to share that Karen Morrill-McClure (they/them), computer systems administrator at Washington Sea Grant, was nominated for the University of Washington Together We Will Award.
The nomination was submitted on behalf of the UW-IT Diversity, Equity an...
Cool Critters: Giant Pink Sea Star
June 8, 2021
Welcome to our Cool Critters series, where Marine Ecologist Jeff Adams shares the unique features of his favorite marine animals native to the Pacific Northwest. Today’s Cool Critter is the Giant Pink Sea Star!
The Giant Pink Sea Star (Pisaster brevispinus) is one of the largest an...
Remembering Crystal Dingler, Mayor of Ocean Shores
November 15, 2021
We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Crystal Dingler, who was mayor of Ocean Shores, Washington. Dingler partnered with Washington Sea Grant on many projects, especially on initiatives geared toward building greater economic resilience in Grays Harbor County.
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Looking Back on 50 Years: 1970s Research with the Quinault Indian Nation
April 16, 2021
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Washington Sea Grant, we’re digging through our photo archive to share moments from our program’s history throughout the coming year. Here is a photo from the 1970s of Quinault tribal members on Lake Quinault inspecting one of their projects wi...
National Seafood Month: Grilled Fish Tacos
October 18, 2021
By Lucia Davids, WSG Student Assistant
Our recipe for this week of National Seafood Month is grilled fish tacos. This dish is quick to make and easily customizable for you and your family. Firm white fish is optimal for this recipe, such as cod, halibut or rockfish (all of which a...
Spotting Salmon With Sound
Kerry Accola’s research took her to Seattle’s seawall in search of salmon
From the winter 2020–2021 Sea Star print newsletter
By James Lee, WSG Science Communications Fellow
Picture going out on a small boat or a kayak. Do you see yourself paddling past a serene, relaxing marsh? Or p...
Cool Critters: Cascades Frog
May 14, 2021
Welcome to our Cool Critters series, where Marine Ecologist Jeff Adams shares the unique features of his favorite marine animals native to the Pacific Northwest. Today’s Cool Critter is the Cascades Frog!
The Cascades Frog (Rana cascadae) is one of the five native frogs of the S...