Focus Areas
Hazards

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.

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Restoration

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.

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Fisheries

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.

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Native and Invasive Species

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.

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Boating and Marinas

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.

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Coastal Communities

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.

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New Clean Marina Certified and Eight Recertified
November Upwellings
Series of Clean Marina Videos Now Available
Fewer Fatalities Correspond with Cooler Temps in 2014
Megan Dodson Receives 2014 Van Snider Award
Engaging Our Stakeholders
Public Notice: Michigan Sea Grant Program Invites Comments
Green Marina Outreach Project Featured by National Sea Grant
Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Drinking Water
Happy 313th Birthday Detroit!
  • New Clean Marina Certified and Eight Recertified
  • November Upwellings
  • Series of Clean Marina Videos Now Available
  • Fewer Fatalities Correspond with Cooler Temps in 2014
  • Megan Dodson Receives 2014 Van Snider Award
  • Engaging Our Stakeholders
  • Public Notice: Michigan Sea Grant Program Invites Comments
  • Green Marina Outreach Project Featured by National Sea Grant
  • Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie and Drinking Water
  • Happy 313th Birthday Detroit!

New Clean Marina Certified and Eight Recertified

The Michigan Clean Marina Program welcomed Bouvier Bridge Marina of Fair Haven as the newest marina to join the ranks as a Certified Clean Marina. Initial certification is good for three years.

Eight additional Michigan facilities have confirmed their commitment to keeping the Great Lakes clean and have been re-certified for another five-year term through 2019.

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