What Is New York Sea Grant?
Our Vision, Mission & Values

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Our Vision ...

Coastal decision-making will be influenced by science-based information and educated stakeholders.

Our Mission ...

Bringing science to the shore through high quality research, outreach, and extension.

Our Values ...

Excellence, Integrity and Responsiveness: NYSG values excellence, objectivity, integrity and responsiveness in basic and applied science, research, outreach and education to inform New York's coastal stakeholders.

Stewardship and Sustainable Development: NYSG values science-based decision-making that supports stewardship and sustainable development of New York's and the Nation's coastal resources.

Collaboration and Partnership: NYSG values liaisons and partnerships with and among coastal stakeholders to ensure inclusion of diverse perspectives for coastal problem solving.

Education and Continuous Learning for Positive Change: NYSG values formal and informal education of elementary, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate students and the general public to create the informed citizenry needed for wise coastal resource decision-making.

Professional Competence: NYSG values a well-educated and experienced staff whose desire for life-long education helps NYSG respond to high priority and emerging coastal resource needs with integrative, innovative, relevant and timely activities.

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