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Minnesota Sea Grant achieved college status in 1985 and is based at the University of Minnesota. Their mission is to facilitate interaction among the public and scientists to enhance communities, the environment and economies along Lake Superior and Minnesota's inland waters by identifying information needs, fostering research, and communicating results.

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Minnesota Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN MINNESOTA RESULTED IN*

$18.6M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

7000

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

16000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

1000

RESOURCE MANAGERS USED EBM APPROACHES

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts. EBM = Ecosystem-based management of land, water and living resources as a result of Sea Grant activities.

Minnesota Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Minnesota Stories and News

The First 50 Years of Sea Grant: The Dazzling Dr. Spilhaus

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The First 50 Years of Sea Grant: The Dazzling Dr. Spilhaus

NOAA’s National Sea Grant Program was conceived in the back of a taxi speeding through Minneapolis in 1963

The "Father of Sea Grant" was no ordinary dude. Dr. Athelstan Frederick Spilhaus was dazzling. Find out why in With Tomorrow in Mind: How Athelstan Spilhaus Turned America Toward the Future from Minnesota Sea Grant. 

Five Facts about Love Potion #3kPZS

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Five Facts about Love Potion #3kPZS

Minnesota Sea Grant is leading the way in biopesticides

Call it "Love Potion #3kPZS"...or even "the first-ever vertebrate pheromone biopesticide authorized for use in U.S. waters," but know this: we're talking about something so potent that a thimble-full in millions of gallons of water elicits wanton frenzy. 

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