Washington Sea Grant
Serving the people who manage, use and enjoy Washington's ocean and coasts
Issues and Events
- Pump It, Don't Dump It: Program Specialist Aaron Barnett is featured in Port Townsend Leader article about the Pumpout Washington program.
- Climate Adaptation Survey: Now available, the results from a survey of Washington state coastal practitioners and elected officials to understand their current role in climate change adaptation and the hurdles they face.
- River & Ocean Film Festival: Enjoy film explorations of our rivers and oceans at the First Annual River & Ocean Film Festival at Forks High School on April 19.
- National Ocean Sciences Bowl, May 1-4: Held at the University of Washington's Seattle campus for the first time, this national competition challenges and recognizes high-school students' knowledge of the world's oceans. Sign up to volunteer for this exciting event!
- 2014-15 Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship. This program places five graduate students or recent graduates for one year with host offices in Olympia, Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, working on ocean and coastal science and management issues. This fellowship is now open.
- New Research Projects. WSG is funding 16 new projects for 2014-16 that address regional issues from longstanding salmon recovery efforts to emerging challenges posed by ocean acidification and sea level rise. Read about the new and continuing projects…
- Call for Aquaculture Proposals. The 2014 NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program competition is now open. For more information, download the PDF flyer.
- Pump, Don't Dump! Get the scoop on our efforts to protect local waters through boater outreach with Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.
- Safety for Boats and Boaters: Whether you're a recreational boater or commercial fisher, we have winter classes to help you and your boat stay safe in 2014.
- Geoduck Research Program: After six years of research, we've issued the final report on geoduck aquaculture for the Washington state legislature. Find out what we learned about geoduck farms and marine environments.