Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship

Deadline for applications is Feb. 27, 2015 6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT. Interested individuals should contact and apply for this fellowship opportunity through a state Sea Grant program. For Pennsylvania, qualified students can submit their applications here. The PA Sea … more

Pocket Guide to Water Garden Species

You can download a pdf copy of the Mid-Atlantic Pocket Guide to Water Garden Species to learn more about native plants in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region that are excellent alternatives to plants that are likely to escape and cause … more

National Drug Take-Back Day Sept 27, 2014

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host another National Prescription Take-Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 27, 2014. Prescription and over-the-counter medications will be accepted. Liquids, creams, and pet medicines are fine to bring, but sites … more

Lend a hand at the Lake Erie International Coastal Cleanup – Sept 20

Why should you volunteer to join the cleanup effort? Your help is needed to protect wildlife and water resources by keeping trash out of Lake Erie and local waterways. Please join PA Sea Grant and other groups at your choice … more

Community Resiliency Summit – October 8-10,2014 Tom Ridge Center, Erie PA

You’re invited! The 2014 Community Resiliency Summit  is filled with opportunities for households, businesses and the whole Erie community! Join us on October 8th, 9th and 10th at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center to learn about ways to be more … more

Be Aware Harmful Algal Blooms

Where can I report a bloom or find more information?    Report a bloom to: The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) at 814-332-6839.  For more information, visit What is a Harmful Algal Bloom? HABs are so named because many … more


Pennsylvania Sea Grant is hosting a workshop at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie PA to teach local groups, clubs, and organizations how they can hold a boat wash station at local fishing tournaments to help  raise money while … more

SAVE THE DATE! Extreme Weather Community Resiliency Summit Oct 9-11, 2014

Join us in Erie, PA on October 9-11, 2014 to learn how you can prepare for extreme weather and other hazards in the Pennsylvania Lake Erie region. For more information, contact Sara Stahlman (814-217-9011 ext. 109 or Community Resiliency … more


Faculty members and researchers from public and private colleges and universities, and other not-for-profit organizations in Pennsylvania are eligible for grants from the PA Sea Grant Program to fund applied research projects in the Delaware River, Lake Erie and the … more

5/14 Great Lakes and Erie County Watershed Awareness Day

Join Destination Erie, PA Sea Grant and students from five Erie County school districts for a Great Lakes and Erie County Watershed Awareness Day on Wed. May 14. Learn about the importance of collaborating to protect the County’s highly prized … 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.