Water Safety Tips

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.


Birding 101 Fall 2022

Join Michigan Sea Grant as we explore the wonderful hobby of birding in 2 FREE and FUN virtual classes! Zoom webinar We will have instructional time at the start of each class followed by a Q&A session. This a great opportunity for those new to the …


Love Fishing? Become a volunteer instructor for kids!

Project F.I.S.H is looking for one or more volunteers to teach youth about fishing. Anyone with an interest in fishing is welcome to join the two-day, hands-on training course September 9 and 10, at the Lost Lake Woods Club Pavilion, in Lincoln, MI Pro …


Ecorse Creek Committee Cleanup Events

Join the Ecorse Creek Committee at: Pepper Park (Ecorse) Council Point Park (Lincoln Park) Beaver Park (Wyandotte) Cleanups will take place in July 9, August 13, and September 10, from 9 am-noon. A lunch will be provided in September to celebrate the c …

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.