Michigan Sea Grant helps promote safe and environmentally sound boating and marina practices through things like the Know Your Nets campaigns and the Clean Marina Program.
The Great Lakes are crucial to Michigan’s culture and economic vitality. Explore how the Great Lakes are intertwined with our way of life through land use, jobs reports, water access, coastal development and more.
Recreational, commercial and tribal fisheries are a vital part of Michigan’s heritage. Michigan Sea Grant conducts scientific research to lay the groundwork for sound fishery management.
It is important to be aware of potential Great Lakes hazards like dangerous currents, extreme storms and floods, harmful algal blooms and boater safety. The best way to combat these dangers is to be prepared and know how to respond.
Many plants and animals rely on the Great Lakes to survive. Learn more about the birds, plants and animals — native and invasive — that call the Great Lakes home.
From drinking water to economies built on commercial fisheries, restoration is fundamental to keeping the Great Lakes viable. MSG is leading and partnering on several large-scale restoration projects.
Summer Discovery Cruises are themed educational outings on Lake Erie or Lake St. Clair aboard the Clinton. Each theme introduces participants to experts brimming with local history, nature, and lore.
This holiday season, give the gift of adventure and learning with a Summer Discovery Cruise voucher! Available for a limited time, these vouchers will allow recipients to register for the Summer 2019 cruise(s) of their choice at no cost. Voucher holders will also enjoy VIP early registration before public registration opens in Spring 2019. Buy a voucher for yourself to get first dibs on a favorite cruise, or give an outdoor learning adventure to your friend or loved one!
Purchase your vouchers on the Michigan Sea Grant bookstore.