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 Aquaculture Association Workshop 2022

35th Annual Meeting You are cordially invited to attend the Michigan Aquaculture Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held January 20, 2022 at the Doherty Hotel in Clare, Michigan. Our Annual Meeting is open not only to members, but also anyone wit …


Michigan Fish Producers Association Educational Workshop

The MFPA Convention Workshops will be hosted virtually in 2022. This is a free and virtual program hosted by Michigan Sea Grant. This program will be split into two sessions: Speaker presentations (Speaker list will be released as soon as it is finaliz …


2022 Aquaculture Challenge Virtual Open House and Team Meet and Greet

The Aquaculture Challenge is a competition held by Lake Superior State University and the Michigan Sea Grant program. Teams sponsored by a school or after school organization (ie.e 4-H, FFA, etc) are tasked with creating their own small-scale aquaponic …

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.