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Portrait shot of Chris Dewees

Charting a Course for Coastal Coexistence

An interview with California Sea Grant’s first extension agent

Sea Grant Specialist Mariska Obedzinski [and former program biologist Joe Pecharich] net[s] coho salmon smolts from a downstream migrant trap on Mill Creek in March 2005.

How A California Sea Grant Program Helped Shed Light on Salmon Recovery

California Sea Grant completes nearly two decades of monitoring and research.

A boat exits Noyo Harbor

Fort Bragg has the best kind of blues

Collaborative efforts to develop a new “blue economy” include a new California Sea Grant extension fellow

Michael Wells and his dog

From finance to shaping a sustainable future

California Sea Grant State Fellow Michael Wells looked at lithium extraction to help California reach its targets for clean air and climate change

Oyster bags in Tomales Bay. Courtesy of Jonathan MacKay.

The birth of the California Current Acidification Network

When oyster larvae started dying in record numbers, California Sea Grant jumped into action

Flooded landscape with one house sitting on a small remaining sliver of land

Transforming sea level rise into an opportunity

In North California, the sea rises faster than anywhere else in the state. But this also creates chances to work together and rekindle ecological knowledge systems, argues a recent paper.

Katie Neylan in front of the tanks holding the sablefish

Diving into aquaculture

California Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellow — now State Fellow — Katie Neylan addresses one of aquaculture’s most pressing problems

John Richards and Captain Mike McCorkle.

Sharing the Sea

California Sea Grant's Role in Forty Years of Navigating Ocean Space Use

California Sea Grant announces finalists for the 2022 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

2024 Knauss Fellowship Finalists announced

Two California graduate students to join prestigious program

Fishing boats in Santa Barbara.

Sharing Ocean Space to Boost Seafood Production

California Sea Grant’s New Website Offers Solutions For Shrinking America’s Seafood Deficit

A group of fellows sitting.

How California Sea Grant State Fellows Influence Good Policymaking Everywhere

Over 300 aspiring researchers & future policymakers have spent year-long forays in the decades old program polishing their best skills & discovering new strengths

Volunteers measuring beach

New Website Shares Beach-Monitoring Data

Decades of community science now, for the first time, easily accessible

Students get hands-on aquaculture experience on a floating upwelling system (FLUPSY) in San Diego Bay. Photo Courtesy of Theresa Talley

Readying Southern California for a Growing Aquaculture Industry:

Designing and launching a community college aquaculture workforce development program

Kelp forest in California

Cutting-Edge Science for Kelp Restoration

Results from six innovative research projects will help protect and restore California's vital kelp forests

Natalie Cross headshot

2023 NOAA Coastal Management Fellows Announced

Natalie Cross, a recent Stanford graduate, among the slate of fellows

flying condor

Searching for California condors’ new home

A pair of California researchers combine novel techniques to offer iconic birds a new hope

Hand holding a coho salmon.

Fog & Fish

How the marine fog layer impacts fish in streams