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NY Sea Grant Adds Coastal Processes, Watercraft Inspection Training Staff More>
Two new positions housed at Wayne County Cooperative Extension, Newark, NY


Sea Grant Communications Network Devise Best Management Practices for Effective Use of Social Media More>
NYSG's Web Content Manager Paul C. Focazio moderated and presented sessions on "The Effective Use of Social Media" at Sea Grant Week in September 2014. Also during the once-every-two-years gathering of employees from the 33 coastal science programs throughout this National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration network, Sea Grant communications specialists took part in a citizen science project, "The Great Bay Scallop Search."


Making the Grade: Biennial Report to U.S. Congress Details 'The State of Sea Grant 2014' More>
In the last two years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s National Sea Grant College Programs across the country have created or sustained over 17,500 jobs and 6,500 businesses, trained 1,050 coastal communities on hazard resiliency, supported nearly 1,670 undergraduate and graduate students to develop a diverse, highly qualified workforce. Submitted to Congress every two years by the National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB), this report features detailed information about each program's education, research, and outreach achievements, as well as short- and long-term goals for future action.


NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program Requesting Proposals More>


Fundamentals of Sea Grant Extension: Revision of a Popular Handbook More>
Intended for new Sea Grant Extension (SGE) professionals, this 2013 revision of “Fundamentals,” first published in 2000, offers a philosophical and historic context for the National Sea Grant College Program’s structure, planning, evaluation, networks, partnerships, and relationship to Sea Grant research.


On YouTube: Two NY Sea Grant Educators Receive Awards at Great Lakes Network Meeting More>
New York Sea Grant's Coastal Community Development Specialist, Mary Penney, and Coastal Education Specialist, Helen Domske, are recipients of awards voted on by Sea Grant-ers from programs in the nine Great Lakes states. Also shared at this June 2014 Sea Grant conference was the latest regional news on invasive species partnerships as well as impacts from the harmful algae blooms that have been cropping up around the Great Lakes. 


NYSG Specialists and Sea Grant Network Campaigns Lauded for Their Successes More>
From a Visionary Career Leadership Award to Two Top 100 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Success Stories, New York Sea Grant specialists were acknowledged this year for their work in maintaining seafood safety standards and keeping pharmaceuticals, personal care products and invasive species out of New York's waterways.


WWWhat's Trending: Web Site Relaunches, NOAA TweetAlerts, Other Social Media Milestones More>
New York Sea Grant went live with a new online look right before this past Memorial Day, followed by the reworking of the National Sea Grant College Program's virtual space just after Labor Day. Also in the second and third quarters of this year, NOAA unveiled #TweetAlerts and reached more milestones on both Twitter and Facebook.


WWWhat's Trending: Social Media “Week In Review” More>
Find NYSG on Facebook and Twitter, where we thank our new followers and 're-tweet' partners at the end of every week and provide visitors with a "social media wrap-up" of news you may have missed from New York Sea Grant that week.


WWWhat's Trending: Currents, NYSG’s E-Newsletter, Spotlights Summer More>
NYSG's E-Currents will close out Summer 2013 with a variety of "What-We-Did-During-One-Of-Our-Most-Active-Season-Yet" stories.


On YouTube: NYSG, SBU Honor Retiring NYS Senator Owen Johnson More>


New York Sea Grant Board Appoints William Wise as Interim NYSG Director More>
Dr. Jim Ammerman, director since 2008, steps down to lead post-Hurricane Sandy effort


Making the Grade: Biennial Report Details 'The State of Sea Grant 2012' More>
In the last two years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s National Sea Grant College Programs across the country have created or retained over 3,800 jobs and 630 businesses, trained 450 coastal communities on hazard resiliency, supported nearly 1,950 undergraduate and graduate students to develop a diverse, highly qualified workforce. Submitted to Congress every two years by the National Sea Grant Advisory Board (NSGAB), this report features detailed information about each program's education, research, and outreach achievements, as well as short- and long-term goals for future action.


NYSG's Extension Specialists Honored for Excellence in 2012 More>
Last Fall, two of New York Sea Grant's own were honored for excellence by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Extension Network. These acknowledged efforts added to that of a handful of other NYSG specialists who received their own recognitions within the year.


New York Sea Grant and SUNY “Systemness”—The whole is more than the sum of its parts More>
For the second annual Critical Issues in Higher Education Conference sponsored by the State University of New York (SUNY), New York Sea Grant was invited to present a poster that shows how its program exhibits “systemness” by interacting with other campuses in the SUNY system.


WWWhat's Trending: Currents, NYSG’s E-Newsletter, Makes Waves More>
Keep up with New York Sea Grant by joining our E-mail list for New York Coastlines, our flagship coastal science newsletter, and/or Currents, our e-supplement featuring additional program news and events. Both NY Coastlines and Currents will be e-distributed 3-4 times a year.


Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Research Plan More>
New York Sea Grant joins other Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant programs to identify the region's key ocean research needs. The four-year project is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Sea Grant Regional Initiative.


Northeast Sea Grant's Regional Social Science Research More>


NYSG Educator Raises Awareness of Small Businesses, Byway Communities at White House Great Lakes Briefing in early March 2012 More>


Celebrating 40 Years More>
What better way to celebrate the first 40 years than by organizing events that highlighted how our partners, stakeholders, researchers, educators and elected officials have helped us “bring science to the shore” for our mutual benefit?

  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: 2011 Statewide Highlights (February 2012) More>
  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: A Look at our Extension Program (February 2012) More>

Celebrating 40 Years in the Great Lakes More>
With so many of its user groups – from anglers and educators to elected officials and researchers – strongly tied to these coastal resources in the Great Lakes, New York Sea Grant hosted and participated in a variety of 40th anniversary lectures and receptions this past fall.


Celebrating at the Maritime Museum More>
At the Long Island Maritime Museum celebration on Great South Bay in September 2011, about 100 people
were welcomed by NYSG Director Dr. Jim Ammerman. “We are here with you, our stakeholders and supporters, to celebrate the first 40 today. It’s great to be on the South Shore where much of our important research and extension outreach activities have taken place over the past 40 years.”
  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: LI Maritime Museum Reception - A Celebration (Overview) (February 2012) More>

  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: LI Maritime Museum Reception - A Look Back at the Program (February 2012) More>

  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: LI Maritime Museum Reception - Music Montage (February 2012) More>

  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: LI Maritime Museum Reception - Poet George Wallace on Fish (February 2012) More>
    With the Martin Loyato Trio: Martin Loyato, Eriko Nagai, Ben Brewer

  • On YouTube: NYSG@40: LI Maritime Museum Reception - George Wallace Reads Whitman (February 2012) More>

NYSG @ 40 in 2011: We celebrated four decades of "Bringing Science to Shore" in 2011 with events, publications, and a look back at our research, extension and education efforts and initiatives  More>
  • New York State Conservationist Magazine's December 2011 issue examines NYSG's First 40 Years More>


New Web Site Design and Features (July 2011) ...

  • With a nod to social media, our Web site is now more interactive. More>

  • Related: "Getting Social With Sea Grant" Postcards: Great Lakes ecosystem More> and Long Island Bays ecosystem More>

  • In addition to viewing news and documents on current and past NYSG-funded research projects, you can now search our database for investigations back to 1990. More> 

    And, for more information on our online research database, see the related article in our Summer / Fall 2011 New York Coastlines, "Making Sea Grant research accessible in new media" More>


NOAA and Sea Grant are urging beachgoers to learn how to "Break the Grip" of rip currents before getting into the water this summer. More>


NYSG's NY Coastlines Wins an ACE Award More>


NOAA's Dr. Jane Lubchenco Visits NYSG and its partners, May 2011 More>

  • And, for more information Dr. Lubchenco's Stony Brook University visit, see the related article in our Summer / Fall 2011 New York Coastlines More>


Katherine Bunting-Howarth to Lead New York Sea Grant Extension Program  More>

  • Also featured in Spring 2011 NY Coastlines More>


Sea Grant-ers Pitch in for Habitat Planting in New Orleans More>


NYSG, Others Ranked in NOAA's State of Sea Grant Report, January 2011 More>


Saying Goodbye to Robert Kent More>


NYSG to Undergo National Evaluation, Nov 17-18, 2010 More>


NYSG Director Joined other Sea Grant-ers in September '10 for the  Korea-U.S. International Workshop More>


National Estuary Day and Beach Clean-ups, September 2010 More>


"Wildlife and Botanicals" Art Exhibit features works by a naturalist/illustrator who's done a series for NYSG More>


NYSG, partners seek scientists and managers for New York Bight Nitrogen Workshop  More>



O’Neill Appointed as NYSG's Interim Associate Director  More>



"On the Edge," a unique art show that ran in May and June ‘09 at the Sirens' Song Gallery in Greenport illustrates how can buying art help LI's coastal environment and economy More>


Robert Kent Appointed as New York Sea Grant’s Interim Associate Director More>


NYSG's Dale Baker wins prestigious Extension Award More>


Land Use Planning CD for communities More>


James Ammerman: New Director, New Directions for New York Sea Grant More>


In October 2008, President Bush signed NOAA's National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2008, which reauthorizes the Sea Grant Program from 2009-2014. More>

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