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Michigan Sea Grant achieved college status in 1982 and is a cooperative program between the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. They fund research, education and outreach programs to promote better understanding, conservation and use of Michigan's coastal resources.

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Michigan Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN MICHIGAN RESULTED IN*

$7.4M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

150

JOBS

1800

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

11000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

Michigan Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Michigan Stories and News

For Economic Growth, Just Add Water

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For Economic Growth, Just Add Water

Michigan is first in the country for water-dependent economic growth

A recent NOAA report found that water-based industries are outpacing other economic sectors. Michigan, partially assisted by Michigan Sea Grant, shows some of the most significant growth in water-based industries. 

Sea Grant in the Lab: The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

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Sea Grant in the Lab: The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

Sea Grant has extension agents at multiple NOAA laboratories across the country. Rochelle Sturtevant is Sea Grant's Great Lakes Regional Extension Specialist and is based at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Michigan. 

Helping Marinas and Harbors Stand the Test of Time

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Helping Marinas and Harbors Stand the Test of Time

Michigan Sea Grant assists marinas and harbors with climate adaptation

Michigan Sea Grant led a team in identifying strategies to assist marina and harbor managers and local decision makers in planning for maintenance, repair, dredging, and financial planning, all in the context of climate adaptation. 

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