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.


Diving Deeper into Education and Outreach Programs and Partnerships: Integrating Community Values and Beliefs

Join us for the fourth in a five-part series of webinars about eduation and outreach learning, hosted by Michigan Tech University and Michigan Sea Grant. This panel highlights the importance of integrating community values and beliefs while developing …


2021 Southeast Michigan Fisheries Workshop

Location: Zoom This workshop – ONLINE this year – will offer current research and information related to the status of the Southeast Michigan Fisheries. Registration for this event is free, but you must register by April 14. A link to the Zoom webinar …


Earth Week Cleanup Celebration

Join the Detroit River Coalition in celebration of Earth Day by participating in COVID-friendly cleanup events happening along the Detroit River from April 17-24. Registration details and links can be found on the PDF below. Choose your own adventure G …

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.