Focus Areas
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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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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Spring 2014 Upwellings
What’s That Duck?
New Pollution Targets Needed to Protect Lake Erie
Great Lakes Breakfast on Capitol Hill
Are You Prepared?
Meet Our New Extension Program Coordinator
Michigan Science Teachers Association Conference 2014
Impact: Michigan Sea Grant Facilitates Creation of Statewide Tourism Initiative
Impact: Using Collaboration and Natural Resources to Adapt
Impact: Sea Grant Research Sparks New Investment and Guides Business Decisions
  • Spring 2014 Upwellings
  • What’s That Duck?
  • New Pollution Targets Needed to Protect Lake Erie
  • Great Lakes Breakfast on Capitol Hill
  • Are You Prepared?
  • Meet Our New Extension Program Coordinator
  • Michigan Science Teachers Association Conference 2014
  • Impact: Michigan Sea Grant Facilitates Creation of Statewide Tourism Initiative
  • Impact: Using Collaboration and Natural Resources to Adapt
  • Impact: Sea Grant Research Sparks New Investment and Guides Business Decisions

Spring 2014 Upwellings

In this issue: Updates on dangerous currents in the Great Lakes, tracking the salmon, a Great Lakes whitefish taste test, exploring STEM in northeast Michigan, upcoming Great Lakes fishery workshops and more!

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