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...supporting science-based management, conservation and enhancement of California's coastal and aquatic resources through research, extension and education.
- 2014 NMFS—Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics - deadline January 24, 2014
- 2014 NMFS—Sea Grant Fellowship Program in Marine Resource Economics - deadline January 24, 2014
Fighting The World's Largest Landfill Starts at The Local Level
Mandy Sackett, a California Sea Grant state fellow at the Ocean Protection Council (OPC), is part of a team working to develop California marine debris initiatives.
California Sea Grant Researcher Named 2013 AAAS Fellow
Ronald S. Burton, a professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and a currently funded California Sea Grant researcher, has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science.
California Sea Grant Fellow Accepts Position at California Commission
Kelly Keen, a 2013 California Sea Grant State Fellow, has accepted a job as an environmental scientist at the California State Lands Commission.
Trash-loving Birds Take Bite Out of Wild Salmon
Birds are taking a bite out of young salmon populations in Central California.
Engaging Ocean-Goers In Harmful Algal Bloom Monitoring
To learn more about the distributions of these blooms, science partners recruit a wider base of volunteers to help with the state’s biotoxin monitoring program
4 Reasons For The 72-Hour Beach Advisory
Surfers know that they should stay out of the water for at least 72 hours after it rains to avoid getting sick.
Porpoises and Dolphins In San Francisco Bay, Oh My!
Harbor porpoises and bottlenose dolphins have found new habitats in San Francisco Bay and are now regularly seen foraging for fish and body-surfing in boat wakes under the Golden Gate Bridge.
Conserving the San Francisco Bay-Delta
The Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Science Program, in partnership with NOAA’s California Sea Grant, recently awarded 10 new fellowships to study priority issues for implementing the council’s long-term management plan.
Second "Sea Serpent" Carcass Was Female with Cookiecutter Shark Bites
Two giant, sea serpent-like oarfish have been found dead in Southern California in the last week, and now the question is why?
An Early, Short Winter Expected For Most of California
Meteorologists are predicting an early but short wet season in California this winter, with parts of Northern California potentially seeing above normal snowfall at ski resorts.
California Sea Grant 2013 State Fellows Video Contest Winners Announced
California Sea Grant announced the winners of the What R U Doing? State Fellows Video Contest, with winning topics covering coastal wetlands restoration, ocean acidification, and marine protected areas.
Scripps Grad Student Wins NOAA Fellowship
Lynn Waterhouse, a graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, has won a prestigious NOAA Fisheries-Sea Grant Fellowship in Population Dynamics.