• View of Hampton Beach with surfers and houses in the background

    Listen to N.H. Sea Grant Specialist, Gabby Bradt, and Jen Kennedy of the Blue Ocean Society on NHPR to discuss the threat of microplastics to our marine ecosystems.

  • Empty boat halfway on sand on a secluded tropical cove.

    Island ecology class looks different in Mexico than it does on Appledore Island, but the teaching techniques are more similar than you'd think.

  • Award recipients stand and smile

    The Coastal Research Volunteers and Nature Groupie are recipients for The Nature Conservancy's 2017 Conservation Partner Award. Congratulations!

  • Man in green anorak and woman in red raincoat walk on green marshgrass near estuary.

    From estuarine eDNA to striped bass genetics, we're supporting six research projects during 2018-19 that focus on sustainable fisheries and aquaculture within healthy coastal ecosystems.

  • Two women dressed warmly stand in shallow ocean water while one woman holds a blade of kelp between her outstretched hands.

    Seaweed Mania! workshops are back. Join us in the kitchen and in the field to learn how to forage and prepare these seaweed superfoods.

Coastal Science for the Granite State

Coastal and marine resources are experiencing unprecedented stresses. Increasing coastal populations, development pressure and habitat loss, commercial fishing pressure, polluted runoff and invasive species all threaten the 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline. Sea Grant works to address these issues through research, education and outreach.

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