December 2016       

  • Volunteers in San Diego removed nearly 9,000 lbs of trash and 12,500 lbs of invasive plants from Manzanita Canyon over the past 6 months, part of an urban watershed project with Extension Specialist Theresa Talley. Learn more
  • Extension Specialist Carolynn Culver received funding to to conduct research on detecting domoic acid in crustaceans. How to catch and eat California crab safely
  • With support from NOAA, Extension Specialist Joe Tyburczy and collaborators at HSU and Lisa Wise Consulting received a grant to work with residents of Eureka and Shelter Cover to develop Fishing Community Sustainability Plans, ensuring the long-term survival of fisheries and the coastal communities they support.
  • Extension Director Lisa Schiavinato is wrapping up her first tour of our north and central coast programs, from Moss Landing to Eureka. She shared her experiences at @oceancoastallaw 
Native peoples and coastal science

Together, scientists and tribes study environmental
change-related problems and solutions

In California, tribal members are contributing to several projects
in the marine protected area baseline monitoring program.

Strategic Plan Draft

Input Needed: California Sea Grant Strategic Plan 2018-2021

California Sea Grant is preparing its new Strategic Plan to help guide our future efforts.
Part of this process involves soliciting feedback from key partners, stakeholders and the general public. Please refer to the draft plan (still without figures, photos and layout).
Send comments to CASG Director Jim Eckman,, by 10 January 2017

Now hiring

Apply Now: Work with academic researchers
and the aquaculture community at Moss Landing

We are seeking an aquaculture expert to join the California Sea Grant Extension team.

Four fellowships with Sea Grant

Now Open: Four Fellowships with Sea Grant

Don't miss the deadline to apply for fellowships in marine policy,
coastal management and fisheries science research. 

From Our Fellows

Patrick Mulcahy
Alicia Amerson
Heather Dennis
Annie Adelson