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.


Sturgeon Release into Saginaw Bay Watershed Rivers

More sturgeon to be released into Saginaw Bay Watershed during public events on Aug. 19 Local, state, and federal partners invite the public to a lake sturgeon release celebration on Aug. 19, 2022, in the Saginaw Bay Watershed. Releases will reintroduc …


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 …

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.