Evidence of Invasive European Green Crab Found at Two New Sites
July 9, 2018
Washington Sea Grant’s Crab Team and Washington State’s Department of Natural Resources report evidence of the invasive European green crab at two new sites in the Salish Sea: Fidalgo Bay and Dungeness Landing, near Dungeness Spit. A green crab shell was found at Fidalgo B...
2017 Eastern Bering Sea Pollock Stock Assessment
When: November 8, 2017; 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.; Reception to follow.
Where: Fishery Sciences Building, University of Washington, 1122 N.E. Boat Street, Seattle,
Room 102 (Auditorium)
Washington Sea Grant, the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, and the University of Washington College of the Environm...
Chinese Mitten Crab
Chinese Mitten Crab Facts
What is the Chinese Mitten Crab?
The Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) is a burrowing crab whose native distribution is the coastal rivers and estuaries of the Yellow Sea in Korea and China. It has recently become established on the west coast of the U.S. in the San...
Budget News from Washington D.C.
March 18, 2019
Update on Sea Grant Funding for Fiscal Year 2020 from the WSG Director
With vocal support from our many stakeholders, the National Sea Grant College Program was reinstated in the federal budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019. The Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2019 was ...
Moving Mountains: The Elwha River is still changing
September 6, 2018
When the two dams on the Elwah River were removed starting in 2011, it was the world’s largest project of that kind. Years later, the now free-flowing river continues to mend and reshape its surrounding environments. A new study documenting the changes in sediment was publish...
A New Symposium to Work Towards Equity and Justice in Environmental Fields
August 22, 2019
The Salish Sea Equity and Justice Symposium, to be held November 14-15, 2019, aims to center historically marginalized and underrepresented voices while creating space for ongoing dialogues.
Addressing inequity and working toward environmental justice is essential to a successful en...
Geoduck Harvesters Impacted by Tariffs Offered Refunds
July 9, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering financial relief to eight geoduck harvesting companies who successfully bid to harvest wild geoduck from state-owned aquatic lands. This effort is in response to China’s announcement of 25% tariffs on American...
Director’s Note: Washington Sea Grant’s Response to COVID-19
March 17, 2020
Russell Callender, WSG Director
COVID-19 is clearly impacting all of us. Washington Sea Grant (WSG) is no exception. We have worked hard to heed the rapidly evolving guidance coming from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Governor’s office and the Uni...
3-27-21 Marine Wiring Workshop in Port Hadlock
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 22, 2021
CONTACT: Sarah Fisken, 206-543-1225 or email@example.com
Marine Wiring Workshop in Port Hadlock
Commercial fishermen and recreational boaters: learn to safely wire your boats
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Washington Sea Grant, WSU Jefferson County Extension and th...
“Crew School” is designed to provide fundamental commercial fishing crew member training; in the classroom, aboard commercial fishing vessels and in the historic Ancich Netshed on Gig Harbor’s waterfront. Two Washington Sea Grant U.S. Coast Guard approved safety-training courses are in...