We are excited to announce the new California Sea Grant website. The redesigned site highlights our diverse research and impacts across California, as well as funding and student opportunities.

Postdoctoral scholars support adaptive management of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

This spring, California Sea Grant and the Delta Stewardship Council’s Delta Independent Science Board welcomed two new postdoctoral scholars, Kristine Grace Cabugao and Lillian McCormick. Keep reading.

How math is helping restore bull kelp forests

Preliminary ecological modeling results suggest that California bull kelp restoration efforts may be most successful when they are done early and using multiple strategies. Keep reading.

White Abalone StoryMap: saving a species

The StoryMap highlights efforts from the White Abalone Recovery Consortium – a group of state and federal agencies, universities, aquariums, non-profits, and aquaculture farms working to save this iconic marine snail from extinction. Click through the storymap.

The return of salmon

The Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program was featured in North Bay Biz. The story dives into how historic drought, extreme heat, storms and fires are seriously threatening California's salmon migration, and what needs to be done to help.
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Revamped California Seafood Profiles

As part of the Discovering California Seafood section of the new website, the Seafood Profiles encourage you to learn more about the science, fishery management, nutrition, and culinary uses of species landed or farmed in California, and help you make informed seafood choices. Browse the nearly 70 different species, or filter by regions of California, seafood types, and keywords. 
California Seafood Profiles

Upcoming events

Fort Bragg Blue Economy Symposium & Learning Festival — May 19 to 22, 2022 in Fort Bragg, CA. Extension specialists Luke Gardner and Kevin Marquez Johnson have been working alongside Sarah McCormick from the City of Fort Bragg to organize the Blue Economy Symposium for the local community to identify and explore potential opportunities to build a resilient, sustainable and vibrant economy. The symposium will bring together local, state and federal agencies and feature California Sea Grant staff in highlighting efforts to support sustainable fishing economies, aquaculture practices and work force training.

MPA Monitoring Webinar Series: Ask the Researcher — This summer webinar series is hosted by The Ocean Protection Council and will give attendees the unique opportunity to interact directly with researchers involved in MPA long-term monitoring projects. Participants are invited to ask questions to understand the science informing the management of California’s MPA Network. No RSVP required, click the provided zoom link when the webinar begins. State Fellowship Informational Webinar — June 29, 2022: 12 p.m. PTThis is an optional informational webinar about the California Sea Grant State Fellowship Program. The presentation will also be recorded and made available after the webinar. Register here.


Job: Fund Manager — We are hiring a new fund manager to join our dynamic fiscal team. The team is responsible for the accounting activities of our statewide program with research projects, fellowships, and extension services based throughout California. The position is hybrid to start, with the possibility of being fully remote. Application Deadline: May 24, 2022

Fall Field Internship — Located in Windsor, Sonoma County, the Russian River Salmon and Steelhead Monitoring Program monitors native, endangered salmon and threatened steelhead populations to support recovery efforts throughout the watershed. The intern will assist California Sea Grant biologists with scientific data collection for fish and environmental monitoring efforts. Application Deadline: June 13, 2022

State Fellowship Program Call for Host Applications
— Interested in hosting a California Sea Grant State Fellow at your organization? Prospective hosts will provide an educational opportunity to fellows who will, in turn, provide substantial professional contributions to the office. Hosts are expected to supervise, mentor and provide opportunities for fellows to be involved in substantive issues that support the fellow’s professional and educational goals. 
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022

2023 State Fellowship Program — Applications are now open for the California Sea Grant State Fellowship, which provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested in marine, coastal, and/or watershed resources and in the decisions affecting those resources in California. Don't miss the informational webinar, details listed above. Application Deadline: July 20, 2022
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