August 19, 2020
Washington Sea Grant (WSG) is excited to welcome Brandii Holmdahl as our new fisheries specialist.
In her new position, Brandii will focus on developing and coordinating strategies that advance the safety, economic success and environmental sustainability of Washington’s fisheries and seafood sectors. She will work on projects across the state, but with an emphasis on meeting the needs of fisheries-dependent communities on Washington’s southwest coast and the Lower Columbia River. “We’ve ...Read More
July 27, 2020
Washington Sea Grant (WSG) is excited that William Walker is part of our team this summer as an intern with the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington.
William is a junior studying sustainability, urban planning, and a French minor at Arizona State University. He is interested in environmental justice, institutional ...Read More
June 17, 2020
By Brandon McWilliams, WSG Science Communications Fellow
On a normal spring day along the Puget Sound, chances are good that one of the people enjoying the coast is also doing scientific research. Many projects at Washington Sea Grant (WSG) rely on dedicated teams of volunteers to keep tabs on conditions along our coast. These volunteers do everything from monitor invasive European green crab populations with WSG Crab Team, to checking toxic algae ...Read More
June 8, 2020
The killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Manuel Ellis, Ahmaud Arbery, Charleena Lyles, and countless others has left the nation reeling as it confronts the continuing brutality of racism in America. We are writing this to stand with the Black community during these painful times.
At Washington Sea Grant (WSG) we are having robust conversations on how to best use our platform and our voice. We acknowledge that as an organization, we have much work to ...Read More
Updated September 1, 2020
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact all aspects of society, Washington Sea Grant (WSG) has been mobilizing its resources to support communities and stakeholders across the state:
- At the onset of the outbreak, Washington Sea Grant was among the first organizations to reach out to the state’s shellfish industry, providing an online webinar on COVID-19 resources for the shellfish industry which featured speakers from the Washington Department of Commerce.
- An advisory group representing all fisheries niches in ...
Terms and Definitions
Diversity: Demographic representation and appreciation of individual, social, economic, and cultural differences. WSG embraces individuals of all ages, races, ethnicities, national origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, cultures, religions, citizenship statuses, marital statuses, education levels, job classifications, veteran status, income, and socioeconomic statuses.
Equity: A state, quality, or ideal of being fair and just. WSG is committed to fair and just opportunities for all persons. WSG works to challenge and respond ...Read More
April 21, 2020
Washington Sea Grant’s fellowships give students and recent graduates the real-world experience in marine research, policy and communication they need to help jump-start their careers.
These fellows go on to do amazing things around the world. You can now explore the rich and varied careers of past fellows with the interactive “Where Are Fellows Now?” map.
Find more information about the fellowship programs here, ...Read More
Updated April 30, 2020
It is with an abundance of caution that the director of Washington Sea Grant has decided to cancel certain upcoming events in order not to risk anyone’s health and wellness given the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in our state. Please continue to check back here as information is updated. To date those events are:
- WSG Crab Team Volunteer Refresher Training Workshop in Blyn (March 6)
- Night Time Pier Peer (March 6)
- Conference for Shellfish Growers (March 9–10)