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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

2017 (pdf)

2016 (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

Sea Grant, EPA, others partner to clean up Great Lakes

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Sea Grant, EPA, others partner to clean up Great Lakes

Sea Grant programs in the Great Lakes and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are teaming up to raise awareness about cost-sharing programs available through the Great Lakes Legacy Act for sediment cleanup efforts. A new video and social media campaign explain. 

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.

Science Serving America's Coasts

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