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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.
Native and Invasive Mussels in the Detroit and St. Clair Rivers
April 6th Talk & Description: Native mussels, or unionids, were thought to be extirpated from the Detroit and St. Clair rivers following the invasion of Zebra and Quagga mussels (dreissenids). However, these rivers were recently surveyed for unioni …
Lake Huron: Open Water Fisheries Workshop
Lake Huron: Open Water April 11, 2023 Details and Registration Spring fishery workshops offer current research and information related to the status of the Great Lakes fishery. Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership …
Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie Fisheries Workshop
Spring fishery workshops offer current research and information related to the status of the Great Lakes fishery. Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Division, US …
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.