Webinars that help elected/appointed
officials increase their knowledge
about water management.

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.


Michigan River Steelhead Project Kickoff Meeting

Curious to find out how stocked and wild steelhead contribute to the run in your favorite river? This meeting will give you a chance to network with biologists and other anglers in your area along with providing training on how to participate in collec …


13th Annual Freshwater Summit: Great Lakes Water Levels

The 13th Annual Freshwater Summit will be held as a series of virtual meetings this year. While we can’t meet in person, we still want to gather as a community of learners to discuss current challenges and opportunities facing local and regional freshw …


Michigan Water School Webinar: Water Quantity

WHAT IS WATER SCHOOL? Michigan Water School is a program to help elected and appointed officials increase their knowledge about water management and gain access to tools and resources to help impact their local economy. Water School topics include: Fac …

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.