Focus Areas
Boating and Marinas
Coastal Communities
Fisheries
Hazards
Native and Invasive Species
Restoration
2017 Summer Discovery Cruises
Student video promotes awareness of Great Lakes marine debris
Michigan Seafood Summit highlights aquaculture, commercial fisheries, and local seafood
How can we stop drownings in the Great Lakes?
Working with partners for a sustainable future
Farming for Fish? Webinar will explore how to get started
January 2017 Upwellings
Request for Pre-proposals
Freshwater Feasts: New Cooking Blog
Biology’s new frontier could have big implications for Great Lakes fish
  • 2017 Summer Discovery Cruises
  • Student video promotes awareness of Great Lakes marine debris
  • Michigan Seafood Summit highlights aquaculture, commercial fisheries, and local seafood
  • How can we stop drownings in the Great Lakes?
  • Working with partners for a sustainable future
  • Farming for Fish? Webinar will explore how to get started
  • January 2017 Upwellings
  • Request for Pre-proposals
  • Freshwater Feasts: New Cooking Blog
  • Biology’s new frontier could have big implications for Great Lakes fish

2017 Summer Discovery Cruises

For the 16th summer, Michigan Sea Grant Extension will provide Michiganders (and visitors to Michigan) with the opportunity to learn about the Great Lakes by being on the Great Lakes. Cruises depart from Lake Erie Metropark, with cruises on the lower Detroit River and Lake Erie, and Lake St. Clair Metropark, cruising Lake St. Clair.

The 2017 season offers more than 20 educational cruises around themes such as Fisheries, Wildlife, Wetlands, Shipwrecks, Lighthouses, Weather, Shipping and more. Cruises for educators wanting to enhance the use of Great Lakes content in their teaching are also provided, with stipends. learn more