News & Events

February - April 2017 - The Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit visits Plattsburgh, NY More>>

February 2017 - Young Boater Safety Certification Course Set for February 18th at 2017 Central New York Boat Show More>>

November 2016 - Seafood Eat Food Workshop: Sea Grant’s Response to a Rise in Consumer Engagement More>>

November 2016 - New York Sea Grant's Jamaica Bay Specialist Launches NYC-based Climate Forum Series More>>

October 2016 - Help Protect New York's Waterways on Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22nd and Everyday More>>

September 2016 - Lake Erie: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow More>>
Sea Grant Specialist at Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center

August - September 2016 - In Photos: New York Sea Grant Paddles Ashore at 2016 Great New York State Fair More>>

  • On YouTube: NYSG Exhibits 'The Water is Great in New York State' at Great NY State Fair More>>

August 2016 - On YouTube: Fifth Annual Seafood Throwdown at "Celebrate Grown on Long Island Day" More>>
  • Newsday: "Grown on Long Island" Seafood Throwdown to Feature Young Reality TV Chefs More>>

June 2016 - Historic Round Boat Highlights Clean and Safe Boating Tips for 2016 Boating Season More>>

May 2016 - On YouTube: TWA's Annual NYC Conference - Defining and Delivering Equity at the Waterfront More>>

May 2016 -
Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Exhibit to Visit Albany May 4-27 More>>

April 2016 - Second Annual Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Workshop Set for April 29th More>>

January-April 2016 - NYSG Partners with PA Sea Grant on Traveling Lake Erie Shipwrecks Exhibit More>>

February 2016 -
On YouTube: NYSG Offers Young Boater Safety Course, ROV Demos and More at 2016 Central NY Boat Show More>>

More from the 2016 Central New York Boat Show ...
  • Register for February 20th Young Boater Safety Training More>>
  • Round Boat is Centerpiece of Boating Information Center More>>
  • In-Water Boating Safety Programs Add Hands-On ROV Demos More>>

November 2015 - Resources from Nature-Based Shoreline Practices Workshop More>>

November 2015 - Workshops Address Future Lake Ontario Weather Extremes in NY More>>

November 2015 - First Ever Long Island Youth Ocean Conservation Summit Comes to Stony Brook University More>>

October 2015-January 2016 - Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center Hosts Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit More>>

October-December 2015 - Resources from NY Sea Grant-Hosted Watercraft Inspection Webinar Series More>>

August-September 2015
- NYSG partners with the Great Lakes Research Consortium to bring the new Lakes of NY: Over, Under, Around and Through, 21st Century Technologies Exhibit to the 2015 Great New York State Fair August 27 through September 7, 2015.

  • On YouTube: 2015 Great New York State Fair to Host Lakes of NY: 21st Century Water Technologies Exhibit  More>>

  • CNY Schools Participating in ROV Demo Days at Great NY State Fair More>

  • NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo Visits With Sea Grant; Student Remote-Operated Vehicle Demos Continue More>

  • On Air, YouTube: Sea Grant At State Fair More>>

May 2015 - Storm Stories of Eastern Lake Ontario, North Sandy Pond Needed More>
Public Listening Sessions to Help Create First-Ever Climatology Resource for Lake Ontario, Will Inform Channel Management Planning

May 2015 -
  NY Sea Grant Offers Clean and Safe Boating Tips for 2015; May 16-22, 2015 is National Safe Boating Week More>

May 2015 -
Watercraft Inspection Steward Program Leaders Workshop Set for May 1 More>

April 2015
- Are We Ready For The Next Hurricane? More>
A symposium featuring local experts on Superstorm Sandy and Preparedness

April 2015
- Long Island Coastal Resiliency Summit at Touro Law to Be Held April 16 More>

February 2015
- On YouTube: Local High School Scholars to Compete in the Bay Scallop Bowl More>

  • A Perennial Powerhouse Takes Local High School Science Bowl, Advances to Nationals More>

January 2015
- Central New York Boat Show

  • Register Now for Young Boater Safety Training More>

  • Suddenly-In-Command Learning Drill for Public Aboard Vessel Added More>

  • Upstate Boating Group Receives Marine Industry Award More>

January 2015 - NYSG Partners for Workshop Series Examining NYSDEC Great Lakes Action Agenda More>

January 2015
- On YouTube: Great Shipwrecks Traveling Exhibit at SUNY Oswego Through January 22, 2015 More>


September 2014 -
“Great Shipwrecks of NY’s “Great” Lakes” Exhibit Announced More>


    Related News:

  • On YouTube, On Air: NYSG Makes a Splash at NY State Fair More>

  • Sea Grant and Partners Educate on Boater Safety, Shipwrecks at NY State Fair: Photo Gallery More>

  • NYSG Makes a Splash in The New York Times More>

  • Mexico Cub Scouts Assisted State Fair Shipwrecks Exhibit More>

  • Cayuga Lake Shipwreck Part of NY State Fair Signature Exhibit More>

  • Sea Grant Spreads Boater Safety Education and Shares Exhibits at NY State Fair More>

  • State Fair Shipwrecks Exhibit Adding Behemoth Fish, Longer Wednesday In-Water Demonstration Hours More>

  • ROV, Weather Buoy to be in State Park Pond at 2014 Great New York State Fair More>

August 2014 -
Third Annual Seafood Throwdown at "Celebrate Grown on Long Island Day" More>

July 2014 - 2014 NYSG Waterfront Launch Stewards Educating Boaters on Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention More>

June 2014 - On YouTube: Two NY Sea Grant Educators Receive Awards at Great Lakes Network Meeting More>

June 2014 - Partnership Puts Accessibility for All at Boat Launches and Waterfront Parks Within Reach More>

June 2014 - MWA's Annual Conference: Rebuilding NYC's  Waterfront in the Wake of Severe Storms More>

June 2014 - Teachers Offer Each Other Activity Ideas at NYC Marine Science Workshop More>

June 2014 - On YouTube: Geospatial Literacy: Examining Coastal Change Over Time With New York City Teachers More>

June 2014 - On YouTube, On Blog: NYSG Harmful Algal Bloom Workshops a Model for Helping Great Lakes Stakeholders More>

June 2014 - Boating Season Underway, More Risk of Invasive Species Being Spread More>

June 2014
- Be Aware On and Beyond NOAA Sea Grant's National Rip Current Awareness Week and Beach Safety Week More>

May 2014 - Communications is Key to Hurricane Preparedness More>

May 2014
- NOAA and Sea Grant Issue 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook in NYC  More>

May 2014 - On Air: Microplastics in Our Waters Takes Center Stage at 2014 State of Lake Erie Meeting More>

May 2014 - Sea Grant Brings "A Dose of Reality" to USDEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days More>

April 2014 - Long Island Sound Stewardship in New York More>

April 2014 - Municipal Officials Conference: Managing Cesspools and Septic Systems to Protect Long Island's Waters More>

March 2014
- On YouTube: Local High School Scholars to Compete in the Bay Scallop Bowl More>

March 2014
- New York Sea Grant Joins NOAA and NWS in Support of 2014's National Severe Weather Preparedness Week More>

January 10, 2014
- Register Now for Young Boater Safety Training at 2014 CNY Boat Show More>
The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and New York Sea Grant will offer the Young Boater Safety Certificate Training for ages 10-17 as part of the February 12-16, 2014 Central New York Boat Show at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY.

More "Clean and Safe Boating 2014" news and events via its related archives More>


December 11, 2013
- NYSG Researcher Featured in Phragmites Webinar More>
NYSG-funded reseacher Dr. Bernd Blossey from Cornell University is a guest speaker for a Webinar series lecture on Phragmites, the common reed that has invaded many wetlands throughout North America.

November 20, 2013 - On YouTube: NYSDEC to Host Hearings on Invasive Species Regulations More>
Local experts like NYSG's Dave White say the threats from invasive species continues to grow every day. Dangers to ecosystems and potential health problems are a couple of reasons the state is hoping to make it much tougher for anyone to have those species. YNN's Brian Dwyer has more on a proposed DEC regulation and how you can make your voice heard.

November 14, 2013 - On YouTube: Comment Sought On Invasive Species Proposals More>
As NYSG's Recreation/Tourism Specialist Dave White tells the newscasters at Watertown's WWNY-TV 7 News This Morning studios, New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation is proposing regulations to help control invasive species.

October 2013 - On Air: Great Lakes Seaway Trail Blue Byway Seminar More>

October 2013
- On YouTube: A Day In The Life Of The Hudson River More>

September 28, 2013
- EPA, LISS and NYSG Encourage Thousands to 'Toast the Coast' for National Estuaries Day More>

NYSG’s New Outreach Coordinator Hosts LI Sound Workshop More>
Starting in the Summer and running through Fall 2013, New York Sea Grant’s new Long Island Sound Study Coordinator, Amy Boyajian, offers a series of workshops to show high school teachers how they can incorporate hands-on activities like seining and water quality testing into their curricula.


Scientists Go ‘Social’ with Sandy, An Award-Winning Campaign More>
NYSG is awarded for the research-based content it provided via its Web site, Facebook and Twitter before, during and after landfall of Sandy late last October. NYSG's funded investigators continue to discuss the storm in the media and at events well into Spring 2013.

August 15, 22, 2013 - Lake Ontario Ecosystem Public Forums in Rochester, Oswego More>
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York Sea Grant host two public forums in August 2013 about environmental issues affecting Lake Ontario and the work being done under the Lakewide Action and Management Plan (LAMP) to address these issues.

August 9, 2013 - Sea Grant Partners on Chef 'Seafood Throwdown' at Third Annual Grown on Long Island Day More>
2013's Grown on Long Island Day, to be held in Yaphank, will include a chef 'Seafood Throwdown' and a farm food challenge

August 6-8, 2013 -  Farm Pond Demos Add Canoe Safety at Empire Farm Days More>
New York Sea Grant Launch Stewards will share tips on preventing the spread of aquatic invasives via recreational boating vehicles at Empire Farm Days. Also, the popular in-water farm pond life jacket demonstrations returns for a second year to this,  the largest outdoor agricultural show in the Northeast

July 2013 - Sea Grant Educates at City of Water Day in Big Apple More>
As seen in Cornell Chronicle, New York Sea Grant expanded its "Discover Clean and Safe Boating Campaign" into New York City for the first time, some 300 miles away from its point of origin.

Educators to Explore Lake Ontario from Land and Water During Two Workshops More>
In July 2013, NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske will welcome teachers in New York and several other Great Lakes states on two separate experience-through-learning tours of Lake Ontario.

July 2013 - On YouTube, On Blog: Teachers Participate in Research on Great Lakes More>

August 2013 - Teaching the Teachers Via NOAA BWET: Lake Ontario Lessons More>

NYSG Joins Some 600+ Attendees at Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance's Annual NYC Conference More>
As discussed on one of the panels during this day-long event, when Superstorm Sandy hit in late October 2012, Stony Brook University Oceanography professor and storm surge expert Malcolm Bowman, along with investigator Brian Colle and others from the Storm Surge Research Group, kept close tabs on the superstorm before, during and after landfall.

July 20, 2013: NYSG Brings Boating Safety to NYC's City of Water Day More>

July 13, 2013: Water Chestnut Control: Start Early and Continue; Pull Set for July 13 at Port Ontario More>

June 22, 2013: A Glance at the Aquatic Profile of Sodus Bay: Learn More at Citizen Science Expo in Sodus Point More>

June 12, 2013: Eastern Lake Ontario 2013 Dune Forum More>

June 12, 2013: NYSG a Sponsor of 2nd Annual LI Green Infrastructure Conf & Expo More>

Boating in 2013: There’s An App for That! More>
The Discover Better Boating in New York television series of monthly tips resumes May 18.

May 2013 - Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Journey on Lake Ontario: Photo Gallery More>

May 15, 2013: "Living Shorelines for Coastal Erosion Protection in a Changing World" Workshop (Hauppauge, NY) More>

April 28, 2013: NYSMEA Marine Science Activity Workshop (Dobbs Ferry, NY) More>

Follow-up: NYSMEA-NYSG Second Teacher Share-A-Thon a Success More>

April 27, 2013: NYSG Urging Take Back Day Participation to Help Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes (State-wide) More>

NYSG 'Greens Up' 2013 Earth Day Fests in NYC, on Long Island More>

April 13, 2013: Great Lakes Seaway Trail Blue Byway Seminar (Dunkirk, NY) More>

April 11, 2013: State of Lake Erie Meeting (Hamburg, NY) More>

Mount Sinai Wins Bay Scallop Bowl—Again More>

Local High School Scholars Compete in February 2013's 12th Annual Bay Scallop Bowl at Stony Brook University More>

Sea Grant Supports Cornell CALS 'From Farm to Fork' NYC Event More>

As featured in Louisiana's WaterMarks magazine, New York Volunteers Augment Restoration’s Success in Southern Louisiana More>


NOAA, EPA, NYSDEC, Others Partner to Survey Long Island Sound's Seafloor More>

NYSG Shares Resources, Offers Educational Opportunities at NY Metro Fall Festivals More>

September 29th National Take Back Day: You Can Help Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes More>

Public Invited to Lake Ontario Visioning Workshops September 24-29, 2012 More>

Great Lakes Underwater Presents Historic Weather, Shipwrecks, Scuba & Paddlers Program September 8, 2012 More>

NYSG Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat Widens Its Reach in 2012 More>

New York Sea Grant in New York City More>

As seen in NOAA Coastal Services magazine, New York Educators Bring Louisiana Wetlands Stewardship Back Home More>

Seafood Throwdown events come to Long Island Day Farmers Market in Yaphank, NY on August 17 (More) and the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket in Brooklyn, NY on July 14 (More)

Volunteers collect data with Long Island Sound Study on threatened, endangered species of Great Gull Island More>

July 23-26 Lake Ontario Workshop offers field experience learning opportunity for teachers More>

NYSG dives into Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance's City of Water Days on July 14; Provides educational materials on rip currents, severe storms, and more More>

NYSG and other volunteers make a dent in invasive water chestnut plants; Groups plan water chestnut pull at Port Ontario July 14, 2012 More>

Just throw out your unwanted medicines? Great Lakes Sea Grant programs weigh in More>

NYSG is a sponsor of  the 1st Annual Long Island Green Infrastructure Conference & Expo. Focusing on ‘Protecting Our Water Resources,'  the event will be held at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Thursday, June 21, 2012. More>

National Sea Grant Communications Network Chair visiting Central NY to teach students about Social Media More>

Volunteer June 10, 2012 to help New York State Parks and Long Island Sound Study; Efforts assist in protection of New York's State Parks More>

Rip Current Awareness Week is June 3-9: NOAA and Sea Grant Provide Resources More>

Discover Clean & Safe Boating ...

  • NYSG Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat visits Skaneateles July 27-29 More>

  • NYSG Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat to be at Owasco Lake Day June 27 More>

  • NY Sea Grant Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat Makes 1st Visit to Clearwater Festival June 16-17 More>

  • NYSG educates boaters on safety this summer More>

  • 2012 “Discover Better Boating” Educational Television series begins May 19 More>

  • Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat, New Watercraft Inspection Educator at 2012 Great Upstate Boat Show March 30-April 1 More>

  • Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat will be at 2012 Central NY Boat Show More>

  • Discover Clean & Safe Sailboat and New Watercraft Inspection Educator will be at 2012 Buffalo Boat Show February 22-26 More>

  • On YouTube: This Year's Central New York Boat Show More>

  • Free Young Boater Safety Training at NYS Fairgrounds in Mid-February 2012 More>

  • Life-saving In-Water Demonstrations at 2012 Central NY Boat Show More>

NOAA's 2012 National Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 27 - June 2 More>

On YouTube: Keeping the algae at Bay in Sodus More>

NYSG attends Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance's May 2012 Conference, Tracks NYC efforts More>

          Follow-up from MWA Conference More>

Coast Guard Station Montauk hosts Safety At Sea training mid-May 2012 event More>

NYSG's NEMO Program educates officials on storm sewer system regulations More>

NYSG urging April 28, 2012 take-back participation to keep drugs out of Great Lakes More>

NOAA and Sea Grant research featured at mid-April 2012 symposium on harmful algal blooms in NY's coastal waters More>

NOAA and FEMA's 2012 National Severe Weather Preparedness Week More>

NOAA and Sea Grant research featured at mid-April 2012 symposium on harmful algal blooms in NY's coastal waters More>

SUNY Oswego to Host its First Great Lakes Research Consortium Conference March 30-31, 2012; GLRC names NY Sea Grant educator Associate Director More>

Long Island Sound Study educates at "Under the Sea" event More>

Stony Brook University Hosts 11th Annual Bay Scallop Bowl in early March 2012 More>

NYSMEA and NYSG Re-Team for late-February 2012 Habitat Restoration Efforts and Wetlands Loss Education in southern Louisiana

  • Pre-event press release More>

  • Post-event press release More>

NYSG partners with NYSMEA for a March 2012 Marine Science Share-A-Thon in New York City More>

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

Students Needed for Spring - Fall 2012 Aquatic Invasive Species Resource & Watercraft Inspection Program More>

Registration Open for February 1, 2012 Clean Marina Webinar More>

  • NY Sea Grant Specialist Speaking at International Conference More>

NYSG Associate Director to Kick Off Cornell U's NTRES 2012 Spring Semester Seminar Series in late-January 2012 with "Future Roles for Sea Grant Research and Extension" More>


NYSG @ 40: 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>

As the US Geological Survey confirms, November 2011's Trawl Workshop is an award-winning international exchange More>

NYSG partners with the National Park Service and other organizations in October 2011 to revisit Jamaica Bay's restoration issues More>

I FISH NY Fall 2011 Festival Draws Hundreds to Hempstead Lake More>

In October 2011, New York Sea Grant’s Safety-At-Sea workshops garnered U.S. Coast Guard appreciation More>

September 2011 lecture on VHS, a Great Lakes-prevalent Fish Disease, at Stony Brook University More>

I FISH NY goes crabbin' and prepares events through the fall More>

Environmentally-Friendly Senior Volunteers Wanted for Summer 2011 Citizen-Scientist Program More>

Safety & Survival at Sea Training for Commercial Fishermen on June 23, 2011 in Montauk More>

2011 Discover Clean & Safe Boat joins Sailing Seaway Clayton June 17, 2011 More>

2011 Discover Clean & Safe Boats to Visit Newburg Boat Show June 10-12, 2011 More>

NOAA's Dr. Jane Lubchenco Visits NYSG at Stony Brook University in May 2011 More>

May 21st-27th's National Safe Boating Week launches 2011 Discover Clean & Safe Boating Campaign in New York  More>

New York Sea Grant presents 2011 State of Lake Erie Meeting May 12, 2011 in Hamburg, NY More>

Long Island Sound Mentor Teacher Program makes its way to New York in late April, early May 2011 More>

Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Educates Consumers on Proper Disposal of Unwanted Pharmaceuticals; April 30, 2011 is Take-Back Day Nationally

“Discover Better Boating” Television News Series Debuts April 23, 2011 More>

Since starting up in January, 2011 Discover Clean & Safe Boat will now visit several boat shows in March and April More>

I FISH NY event schedules are now available for the 2011 spring - fall seasons. More >

Blog Documents New York Educators Help to Restore Habitats off Threatened Louisiana Coast in February 2011 More>

Bay Scallop Bowl 2011: Mt. Sinai High School - The Best in Ten Years of Buzzers and Brains  More>

Lecture: Gulf Oil Spill Update, “The Oil Spill, the Mississippi, and the Challenges of the Gulf” More>


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

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

NYSG's Long Island Sound Study Specialist Offers Students an Outdoor Classroom Experience 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>

A WWWeb of Lake Ontario Learning More>
After a week along Lake Ontario, the fifteen 4th – 10th grade teachers on this past summer’s Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence Great Lakes tour are sharing a new wealth of hands-on knowledge with their students.

Clean & Safe Boating 2010

  • Look for Discover Clean & Safe Boat at the Central NY Fall Boat Show & Sale Sept 10-12 More>

  • Look for Discover Clean & Safe Boat at Skaneateles Boat Show July 23-25 More>

NYSG Hosts Workshop on Communicating Climate Science, August '10 More>

Check out blog entries from our week-long late-July 2010 COSEE Lake Ontario Exploration Workshop More>

Resources are available from June 2010's "Safety & Survival at Sea Training for Commercial Fishermen" in Montauk More>

Summer 2010 events for COSEE (Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence) More>

NYSG at Syracuse's 2010 Central NY Boat Show in February More >


I FISH NY events schedules are now available for the 2009 fall season. More > 

"NY's Eastern Lake Ontario Dunes/Wetlands: Stewardship for a new Vision!," a November '09 event in Syracuse, NY More >

How you can help New York's Small Harbors: Workshops held in late October '09 More >

October 14, 2009: Lake Erie Teachers' Workshop More >

Organizations around Long Island Sound participate in World Water Monitoring Day  More >

Newsday reporter joins researchers on a Long Island Sound Research cruise More >

August 13: 2009 Steward Educational Programs Continue More > 

August 23-26, 2009: NYSG, Great Lakes Seaway Trail Present at National Scenic Byway Conference More > 

August 26, 2009: Teachers' Workshop: Exploring the Link between Invasive Species & the Erie Canal More >

2009's Great Lakes Seaway Trail Experience Series kicked off June 13th with noted shipwreck explorer Jim Kennard 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 >

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