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Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (ILIN) achieved college status in 1997 and is a collaborative program between the University of Illinois and Purdue University. IISG brings together scientists, educators, policy makers, community decision makers, outreach specialists, business leaders, and the general public to work towards a healthy environment and economy.

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ILIN Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN ILLINOIS AND INDIANA RESULTED IN*

2100

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

66000

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

40

 STUDENTS  SUPPORTED

29000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. "Students supported" includes new and continuing students receiving financial support to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Meet Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Experts


Leslie Dorworth

Aquatic Ecology Specialist - Leslie serves the Chicago metropolitan area and focuses on a variety of water quality issues, including the development of informational pieces on fish consumption and the connection to human health and how land use impacts water quality. 


"The loss of shoreline due to wave and ice action and what communities do to reinforce their shoreline has always interested me."

Illinois and Indiana Stories and News

From cruise to classroom, Sea Grant and partners expand Great Lakes literacy

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From cruise to classroom, Sea Grant and partners expand Great Lakes literacy

"Shipboard Science" provides educators in the Great Lakes basin the opportunity to conduct scientific research activities alongside aquatic scientists and learn strategies to integrate Great Lakes science into their curriculum.

The First 50 Years of Sea Grant: Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Looks Back on its Humble Beginnings

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The First 50 Years of Sea Grant: Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Looks Back on its Humble Beginnings

Looking back at the start of Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

The National Sea Grant Program is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) is looking back at its own origins through the eyes of its first leader. 

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