Sea Grant programs in the Great Lakes and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are teaming up to raise awareness about cost-sharing programs available through the Great Lakes Legacy Act for sediment cleanup efforts. A new video and social media campaign explain.
Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs along with NOAA's Office for Coastal Management and many tribal and local partners are working together to increase community awareness about the cultural and ecological importance of native wild rice.
A group of fifth-grade students from Alpena, Michigan created a movie to help everyone understand why marine debris is a problem and to offer ideas about how they can contribute toward solutions.
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 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.