Dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of the Great Lakes and coastal resources.

Michigan Sea Grant is a cooperative program of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. We fund research, education, and outreach projects designed to foster science-based decisions about the use and conservation of Great Lakes resources.


2020 Aquaculture Challenge

The Aquaculture Challenge is a competition held by Lake Superior State University. Local school teams are tasked with creating their own small-scale aquaponics system. In addition to creating the system, each team is provided an Arduino microcontroller …


Lake Levels Workshop

November 5, 7–8pm Hessel School House 3206 W Cedar St, Hessel, MI 49745


Place-Based Education Conference

Building Strong and Transformative Communities Together Flint, Michigan The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative invites you to the 7th Place-Based Education Conference, held this year in Flint, Michigan. Place-based education transforms how teachers tea …

Place-Based Education

Sometimes, the best way to learn Great Lakes science is by getting outdoors! Through Michigan Sea Grant’s place-based education programs, students and adults can collect and analyze real-world data, visit aquatic critters in their natural habitats, and participate in habitat restoration projects. Learn about some of the programs below.