Au Gres-Sims elementary students team up with Great Lakes scientists to monitor threatened pitcher’s thistle and invasive phragmites plant populations on Charity Island. Posted on October 13, 2015 by Brandon Schroeder, Michigan State University Extension, Michigan Sea Grant; and Tracy... Read More →
Marine debris is a growing issue and concern in our world’s oceans but also here at home in our freshwater seas – the Great Lakes.
The Board of the Michigan Science Teachers Association (MSTA) recently selected Steve Stewart as their 2015 Informal Science Educator of the Year. The winner was chosen for unique and extraordinary accomplishments, active leadership, scholarly contributions and direct and substantial contributions... Read More →
Twenty intrepid educators stepped out of their normal milieu to help Michelle Gutsch, a Ph.D. student at the University of Minnesota, trawl for data for her dissertation. Gutsch and her advisor Joel Hoffman, biologist with the Mid-Continent Ecology Division of... Read More →
Lake Huron educators and Great Lakes scientists explore opportunities to enhance student learning through Great Lakes science stewardship opportunities.
On October 16, 2013, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant and several other organizations participated in Great Lakes Awareness Day at Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The event featured 10 interactive exhibits that introduced visitors to Great Lakes issues and showed them what they... Read More →