Marine Advisory Services — Outreach
MAS specialists and field staff share university resources and their own expertise with local communities and user groups. They offer training and workshops, provide informational materials, and host conferences and seminars of interest to Sea Grant constituents.
News and Events
For more information on workshops, and courses and other events listed below, please see our Calendar of Events.
- Legacy Award. WSG Small Oil-Spill-Prevention Education Specialist Eric Olsson received a Legacy Award from Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force, honoring him for his commitment to oil-spill prevention and preparedness. The task force said Olsson's work demonstrates innovation, management commitment and effective oil spill prevention, and preparedness and response, resulting in enhanced environmental protection.
- Aquatic Invasive Species. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the Washington Invasive Species Council have issued annual reports to the Legislature on aquatic invasive and nuisance species. Follow these links to read the WDFW report and the Council report.
- Clean Water, Healthy Shellfish. Shoreline residents can do many things to help their beaches stay clean and healthy. Learn more through Bivalves for Clean Water (PDF), Blue Thumb Gardening: Ten Tips for Protecting Water Quality While Helping Your Garden Grow (PDF) and Low Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Hood Canal (PDF).
- The Shoreline and Coastal Planners Group provides an informal professional development forum for discussion of shoreline policies, technologies and emerging issues. For more information about the group and its activities, see the SCPG Web site.
- Current Workshop and Course Offerings. Washington Sea Grant offers a wide variety of workshops and courses. For more information, please see our Calendar of Events.