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.


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 …


2021 Lake Huron Fisheries Workshop – Open Water Fisheries Session

Location: Zoom Spring fishery workshops – online this year – offer current research and information related to the status of the Lake Huron fishery. Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Department of Natur …


2021 Southern Lake Michigan Fisheries Workshop

Location: Zoom This event is typically held in South Haven each year, but due to coronavirus and social distancing guidelines we are hosting this year’s workshop online using a platform called Zoom.Registration for this event is free, but you must regi …

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.