Nab the Aquatic Invader Teacher Workshop Sept. 19

Calling all educators! This Pennsylvania Sea Grant workshop will help turn your students into super sleuth detectives! Your students will track down some of Pennsylvania’s most wanted invaders and learn how to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species with … more

Where can I report an algae bloom or find information?

Report a bloom to: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) at 814-332-6839.  For more information    

Plant Press Teacher Workshop August 14

Natural History Collection Plant Press Teacher Workshop  Learn the methods and styles used to identify and preserve plant specimens by leading conservators at this Pennsylvania Sea Grant educator workshop. Receive all the materials needed for a lesson ready activity that … more

Hidden Treasures of Presque Isle August 14 and 15

This event, organized by Pennsylvania Sea Grant, will take place from 7:30 pm to 10pm on Friday, August 14 and from 8am to 3pm on Saturday, August 15, 2015  (schedule and description).

PA Sea Grant-Funding Available for Applied Research Projects

Attention: Faculty members and researchers from public and private colleges and universities, and other not-for-profit organizations in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Sea Grant is soliciting pre-proposals to fund applied research projects that begin in late February 2016 and end by December 31, … more

Kids’ water festival needs volunteers 5/14

More than 1,700 fifth-grade students from Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York will converge at Penn State Behrend on Thursday, May 14, for the Great Lakes Children’s Water Festival. The festival will educate these future scientists, teachers, town planners, politicians, farmers, … more

David Boughton shares PASG education and research

Listen to PASG Maritime Education Specialist, David Boughton talk about education and research projects on the Millcreek Township Channel.

Lake-effect snowstorm time-lapse

A perfect example of lake-effect snow was captured by Joseph DeBenedictis in downtown Buffalo on Nov 18, 2014. Watch the time-lapse video to see the ominous snow clouds roll into western New York. A NOAA level II time lapse of … more

Lake Michigan Shipboard Science Teacher Workshop

You can’t beat this once in a lifetime professional development experience from July 12-18, 2015. But hurry, the deadline for applications is February 10. Space is limited to fifteen 4th-12th grade teachers and non-formal educators who will be chosen to … more

2015-2016 Fellowship deadlines

Pennsylvania applications for the following Fellowship Programs should be submitted to Sean Rafferty ( who will process and forward the application materials to the Pennsylvania Sea Grant Director and then to the National Sea Grant office or appropriate agency. Applications … more

Newspapers In Education (NIE)

PA Sea Grant provides the content and teacher lesson plans for the Erie Times-News Tuesday "Reconnect with your environment" NIE page. Past pages and lesson plans can be found here.