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Woods Hole Sea Grant became an institutional program in 1985 and is based at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. They support research, education, and extension projects that encourage environmental stewardship, long-term economic development, and responsible use of Massachusetts’ coastal and ocean resources.

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Woods Hole Sea Grant by the Numbers

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN MASSACHUSETTS RESULTED IN*

$207M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

900

JOBS

360

BUSINESSES

5000

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2018 for work conducted February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts. Businesses = the number of businesses created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts.

Woods Hole Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Cape Cod Stories and News

Celebrating American Lobster Initiative successes on National Lobster Day

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Celebrating American Lobster Initiative successes on National Lobster Day

The Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative, created in 2019, works to understand ecosystem changes affecting American lobster and share findings with regional stakeholders who can use the information to influence lobster management. This National Lobster Day (September 25) take a look at the extension and research strides made by Sea Grant’s American Lobster Initiative in its first year.

12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

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12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

When Nicole Bartlett with NOAA’s Regional Collaboration network reached out to Grace Simpkins, an educator with Woods Hole Sea Grant, to ask about offering a webinar for students during the stay-at-home orders, Grace initially wanted to keep things simple. “Maybe [we can offer] one webinar,” she thought. “Okay, maybe three...” Twelve weeks and 35 webinars later, the NOAA Live! 4 Kids series had reached 4,900 live participants, providing opportunities for kids across the country and around the world to interact with scientists and learn about careers at NOAA.

Woods Hole Sea Grant Facilitates Development of Aquaculture Siting Tool in Massachusetts

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Woods Hole Sea Grant Facilitates Development of Aquaculture Siting Tool in Massachusetts

A new online aquaculture siting tool called MA-ShellfAST simplifies the process of selecting and establishing a shellfish farm for Massachusetts-based farmers using funding from the NOAA Sea Grant 2016 Aquaculture Extension and Technology Transfer program.

Woods Hole Sea Grant research documents first nitrogen removal by oysters in local waters

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Woods Hole Sea Grant research documents first nitrogen removal by oysters in local waters

"We did this project specifically as a service to local municipalities to get them accurate data to utilize, if they're going to go with the approach of seeding and growing shellfish as part of their water quality management plans."

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