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.

09.25.21

MI Paddle Stewards: Grand Haven

2021 Invasive Species Paddle Experienced paddlers are invited to join Michigan Sea Grant and partners for a two-hour paddle (with kayaks and gear provided by Michigan Sea Grant) on a nearby water trail! Participation is free thanks to funding from the …

10.03.21

MI Paddle Stewards: 2021 Ottawa County Alumni Paddle

Experienced paddlers are welcome to join us of a program about protecting water trails from aquatic invasive species (AIS). Paddlers are encouraged to complete the MI Paddle Stewards Online Course to learn about the dangers of AIS, how to identify them …

10.09.21

MI Paddle Stewards: Lansing

2021 Invasive Species Paddle Experienced paddlers are invited to join Michigan Sea Grant and partners for a two-hour paddle (with kayaks and gear provided by Michigan Sea Grant) on a nearby water trail! Participation is free thanks to funding from the …

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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.