new MI Paddle Stewards online, self-paced course

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.


Life of the Straits 2020 – A Virtual Program

Thursdays, July 9 – Aug. 13, 2020, 6-6:30 p.m. Overview This program is specifically developed for 8-12 year olds in mind, but is open to whole families. The program will take place on Zoom on Thursday evenings throughout much of July and August. Each …

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.