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Pennsylvania Sea Grant achieved college status in 2016 and is based at Penn State University. They are dedicated to promoting the ecological and economic sustainability of Pennsylvania's coastal resources through the development of science-based research, education, and extension programs.

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Pennsylvania Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN PENNSYLVANIA RESULTED IN*

9400

VOLUNTEER HOURS COMPLETED

70

STUDENTS SUPPORTED

300

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

16000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. "Students supported" includes new and continuing students receiving financial support to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

Pennsylvania Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Pennsylvania Stories and News

Pennsylvania Sea Grant Achieves College Status

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Pennsylvania Sea Grant Achieves College Status

The Department of Commerce will award Penn State with the highest status a Sea Grant program can achieve

On April 1, the Department of Commerce will award Penn State University with Sea Grant College status, the highest status that the National Sea Grant College Program provides. This award is based on the success of Pennsylvania Sea Grant. 

Hopes for Habitats

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Hopes for Habitats

Artificial homes will aid lake fish populations

Working with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and local anglers, Pennsylvania Sea Grant involves high school students from Central Career and Technical School in building structures to improve fish habitat in Lake Erie. 

Chester Climate Adaptation Team

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Chester Climate Adaptation Team

Pennsylvania Sea Grant

The Chester Climate Adaptation Team, including Pennsylvania Sea Grant, has the capacity to assist with community engagement to assess climate vulnerabilities, consider solutions, and to plan steps for a more resilient community.

Students come together to reduce toxins in the environment

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Students come together to reduce toxins in the environment

By educating students Pennsylvania Sea Grant is helping reduce harmful PPCPs in our waterways

Pennsylvania Sea Grant helped students at Mercyhusrt University complete a year long social change campaign to educate their college community about the issues involved in pharmaceutical and personal care product use and disposal. 

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1315 East-West Highway | Silver Spring, MD 20910 | 301.734.1066
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