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

Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries Graduate Fellowship

Deadline for applications is January 29, 2015. The National Marine Fisheries Service – Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen … more

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

Deadline for applications is January 23, 2015. This program provides an opportunity for graduate students to work with state coastal zone programs to gain on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy. The fellowship was established in … more

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

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.