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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.


Aquaculture Education: Swimming From Great Lakes To Great Seas

A Global Scholar Presentation MSU Extension Sea Grant Educators Dr. Lauren Jescovitch and Elliot Nelson offer a free presentation on Indonesian aquaculture practices and culture they recently experienced as part of the MSU Global Scholars program. More …


Indigenous Knowledges Symposium

Join the KBIC Cultural Committee for the Indigenous Knowledges Symposium October 24-25, 2022 at Michigan Tech! Event registration is available here. Capacity is limited, so register soon to reserve your seat. More details: https://www.mtu.edu/greatlake …


Great Lakes Aquaculture Days 2022

Oct. 26 – 27, 2022 Great Lakes Aquaculture Days is a chance for those interested in aquaculture, and its products, to learn more. This year we will be hosting an interactive fish health workshop. This two-day workshop will feature discussions, activiti …

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.