Scroll down to browse the gallery of cross-cutting programs and multi-state projects that Sea Grant and partners are collaborating on to address regional issues.

Additional issue-specific programmatic areas include:

  • Coastal Storms and Hazards:
    • The Great Lakes Coastal Storms Program is part of a national effort to make coastal communities safer and more resilient to storm and weather hazards and climate change. Learn more about the regional program on Wisconsin Sea Grant’s website.
  • Water Safety: The Be Current Smart campaign and Dangerous Currents website are collaborative water safety projects developed by the Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant programs
  • Marine Debris: The Great Lakes Marine Debris Collaborative is composed of multiple partners, including Sea Grant, NOAA, and several other organizations in the region.
  • Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS):
    • Explore GLANSIS – The Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System, housed with NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory.
    • Read an October 2017 Asian carp report about the life history, behaviors, and ecosystem impacts of these aquatic invasive species (AIS).