Seaweed Farming in Washington State: An Introductory Workshop

An online overview of Washington’s emerging seaweed aquaculture industry

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019; 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free; RSVP required
Registration: Space is limited; first come, first served

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Washington Sea Grant, in partnership with the Puget Sound Restoration Fund, Hood Canal Mariculture and the NOAA WDVA Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program, is offering this free learning opportunity for people interested in the commercial cultivation of kelp and other seaweeds in Washington State. Topics to be covered include:

  • What you can grow in Washington waters
  • Factors to consider
  • Operating a seaweed farm in Washington State
  • Potential markets

This webinar-based workshop will be broadcast live from Pacific Lutheran University. Limited space is available for in-person participation with priority given to veterans, active-duty military personnel, and those without internet access (see event page for details). The entire webinar will be recorded and freely available on the Washington Sea Grant website following the broadcast.

Questions about registration? Email Meg Chadsey at or leave a message at 206.616.1538.

This program is available to all without discrimination. To request disability accommodation, contact Meg Chadsey.

Funding for this workshop provided by the National Sea Grant College Program with support from the NOAA WDVA Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program. Additional sponsorship provided by the Pacific Lutheran University Center for Military Support.