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

Drug Take Back

 NATIONAL TAKE BACK DAY – April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Erie County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft … more

PA Sea Grant Lake Erie Streams Assessment

Since the beginning of October, PA Sea Grant has been highlighting Pennsylvania Lake Erie Watershed streams in the weekly Erie Times-News NIE Reconnect with your environment pages. Find all the past pages here. Access 2011 PA Sea Grant habitat reports … more

Agenda Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Meeting

  DRAFT Agenda Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Meeting Erie, Pennsylvania June 15 – June 18, 2014 Sunday June 15 1:00 – 5:30 PM         Registration                                                     Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel 1:00 PM                      Field Trips (Optional) 6:00 PM                      Informal Reception                              … more

Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Meeting, Erie, PA-June 16-18

Registration: Registration link:  Registration deadline is Friday, May 9th. Fees cover conference costs, including scheduled meals, banquet, receptions, field trips, and workshops. Additional banquet tickets for guests must be purchased by Monday, June 16. June 15 (Sunday) Pre-conference Field Trips … more

Vote for RSC Lake Erie Buoy

  Help the Regional Science Consortium get the most votes so the Lake Erie Buoy project will receive a BoatU.S.Foundation Grassroots Grant. Voting is open to individuals aged 13 and over. Vote once a day until March 28th at 11:59 … 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.