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.


2020 Ludington Regional Fisheries Workshop

Registration is now open for the 2020 Ludington Regional Fishery Workshop. The workshop will include presentations from biologists, educators, and fishery managers with Michigan DNR, NOAA/GLERL, MSU and Michigan Sea Grant. Topics will include salmon an …


Shiver on the River coming to Detroit’s Belle Isle

Don’t miss this free family friendly environmental event in southeast Michigan! Looking for something fun to do with the family in southeast Michigan? Join hundreds of people at Shiver on the River Feb. 1, 2020, on Belle Isle in Detroit. Participants c …


2020 NEMIGLSI Regional Networking Meeting

Your school, your community organization, and YOU are invited to join and participate in the annual, youth education-focused Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (NEMIGLSI) Regional Network Meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020 hosted …

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.