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03/01/201209/18/2018 Celebrating 40 Years in the Great Lakes | New York Coastlines, Winter 2012: 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.
06/29/201609/18/2018 Fact Sheet: Classroom Plants and Animals | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Although useful as teaching tools, living plants and animals that are no longer wanted, have outgrown their tanks or enclosures, or become a burden to care for, can become invasive species if released into the wild.
08/10/201309/18/2018 Fact Sheet: Lake Erie | New York Coastlines, Summer 2013: This four-page fact sheet addresses invasive species, harmful algal blooms and other concerns for the shallowest, but one of the most productive Great Lakes in the system.
06/28/201609/18/2018 Great Lakes Learning: From Algae to Zooplankton | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Ever wondered how fish hear, what they eat, or what they might say about the conditions of a local river? NYSG educators can help you find answers to these and other questions about living in the eastern end of the Great Lakes region.
08/22/201809/18/2018 Helen Domske receives IAGLR’s Vallentyne Award, Among Others, For Her Excellence in Education | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Domske’s nearly 40 years of research and outreach are exemplary. The NYSG Coastal Education Specialist has interacted on a highly effective level with a wide variety of audiences, including students, teachers, political leaders, and stakeholders to raise awareness and support for Great Lakes protection and restoration.
05/31/201209/18/2018 Just Throw Out Your Unwanted Meds? Sea Grant Programs Weigh In | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: A recent paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, cites that you do not need to wait for a collection event o get rid of that unwanted medicine, encouraging individuals to "just throw them out." Sea Grant programs throughout the Great Lakes region, though, have been working on an educational campaign for several years that says otherwise.
10/08/201709/18/2018 K to Gray Education: Resources From New York and Beyond | Education - News: An interactive online feature showcases the value and impact of Sea Grant education program from coast-to-coast, highlighting activities for youth, university and adult levels from Sea Grant's network of 33 U.S. programs.
05/11/201809/18/2018 New York Coastlines, Spring 2018 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: NY Coastlines—NYSG's flagship publication—and its news archive, Currents, highlight news, events and other activities from our coastal program's various research, extension and education endeavors throughout NY's marine and Great Lakes waters.
06/22/201609/18/2018 NY Sea Grant Educator Receives Distinguished Scientist Award | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: "Being recognized by other scientists is extremely rewarding and following in the footsteps of acclaimed scientists is a true honor,“ says NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske.
12/15/201309/18/2018 NYSG Specialists and Sea Grant Network Campaigns Lauded for Their Successes | Extension - News: From a Visionary Career Leadership Award to Two Top 100 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Success Stories, New York Sea Grant specialists are acknowledged for their work in maintaining seafood safety standards and keeping pharmaceuticals, personal care products and invasive species out of New York's waterways.
03/06/201709/18/2018 On Air, On YouTube: Partners, Teachers, Other Stakeholders on NYSG's Benefits to Coastal Communities | NYSG News: Sea Grant has been working with a wide assemblage of partners to support New York’s coastal communities, businesses and residents for five decades now.
04/27/201809/18/2018 On Air: Community Matters – Water Politics: Saving the Great Lakes | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: RFA public affairs director Jason Sample talks with Dr. Sherri “Sam” Mason with Fredonia State and Helen Domske with NY Sea Grant.
12/18/201409/18/2018 On Air: Local Waters Not At Risk | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske spoke with WBEN 930 AM Radio about water quality conerns for Lake Erie residents on both ends - in New York and Ohio.
04/30/201409/18/2018 On Air: Microplastics in Our Waters Takes Center Stage 2014 State of Lake Erie Meeting | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education (Marine Debris) - News: "For years people have worried about the environmental impacts from plastics left behind in the oceans and Great Lakes," writes NYSG's Helen Domske in a two-page "Microbeads" fact sheet. "Some plastic particles result from the breakdown of larger plastic items, but others are small plastic spheres known as microbeads."
04/27/201809/18/2018 On Air: Sea lamprey on rise in Lakes Erie and Superior | Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species - News: There’s some bad news in the Great Lakes and it’s all about the sea lamprey, an eel-like creature that literally sucks the life out of fish. They do a lot of damage and now they’re on the rise in some lakes.
04/28/201709/18/2018 On Air: Why Take Drugs Back on April 29? New York Sea Grant Guide has Answers | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For Spring 2017's National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet.
07/11/201809/18/2018 On YouTube, On Air, In Photos: Teachers Explore Lake Ontario via EPA R/V Lake Guardian | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release / News: Sixteen teachers and educators from around NY and several U.S. Great Lakes states explored Lake Ontario while aboard the U.S. EPA's R/V Lake Guardian in early July.
12/04/201309/18/2018 On YouTube, On Blog: Teachers Participate in Research on Great Lakes | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: July 2013 was the first time in five years that the US EPA's R/V Lake Guardian had been out on Lake Ontario for a week-long "Shipboard and Shoreline Science Workshop" and it'll be another five before it comes around again.
03/24/201409/18/2018 On YouTube: Life Beneath the Surface - Spring Outlook for NY's Great Lakes | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: NYSG Specialist Helen Domske talks on WGRZ-TV Buffalo about how the cold winter has impacted New York's Great Lakes - from ice cover, evaporation and lake levels to invasive species control.
04/12/201309/18/2018 On YouTube: NYSG's State of Lake Meeting a Success | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Over 200 participants attended yesterday's 20th State of the Lake meeting, sponsored by NYSG with support from Assemblyman Sean Ryan’s office.
06/17/201409/18/2018 On YouTube: Two NY Sea Grant Educators Receive Awards at Great Lakes Network Meeting | Extension - News: The Sea Grant conference is also sharing the latest information on invasive species as well as the harmful algae blooms that cropped up around the Great Lakes in 2013.
06/29/201609/18/2018 Poster: The Great Lakes Basin | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: This comprehensive publication takes a look at The Great Lakes — Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario — which contain 20% of the world’s fresh surface water. Examined is the Lakes' geology, early and modern history and stressors, including invasive species, harmful algal blooms and more.
05/02/201409/18/2018 Sea Grant Brings "A Dose of Reality" to USDEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Days | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: Since the inception of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network's "Dose of Reality" campaign, more than 2 million pills were collected at drug drop-off events in the five states. The National Take Back Days have removed a combined 3.4 million pounds of medication from circulation.
04/29/201609/18/2018 Sea Grant Reminds You to "Take Back" Your Unwanted Medicines on Saturday, April 30th | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly spring cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet
11/05/201009/18/2018 Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines & Personal Care Products Education | : Details Sea Grant's Return Unwanted Medicines education efforts since 2009.
03/15/201809/14/2018 NY Experts Contribute to Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Comprehensive Report on Asian Carp | Aquatic Invasive Species - Press Release: Modeling by the US Fish and Wildlife Service shows the Great Lakes are at risk of invasion from all four non-native species of carp from Asia currently found in North America.
09/04/201809/04/2018 Publications: Adopt a Habitatitude | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Contact Helen Domske, New York Sea Grant Coastal Education Specialist, E: Hmd4@cornell.edu, ...
08/31/201809/04/2018 In Photos: Sea Grant Extends A-Z GLEEE Education on Lake Ontario | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: Using the “teach-the-teacher” workshop approach in which teachers interact with scientists, NYSG coastal education programming prepares hundreds of teachers to educate and engage thousands of students as the next generation of Great Lakes-literate citizens.
06/29/201708/22/2018 In Photos: For Helen Domske, the Hunt Goes On | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: Take a dive with New York Sea Grant Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske in the waters off Cozumel, an island just off Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Domske, an avid scuba diver for over 25 years, is in search of a whale shark, which she has never seen up-close.
10/07/201705/10/2018 On Air: NY Sea Grant Posts “Info Bursts” on Great Lakes Issues | NY Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program - Press Release: Topics for the 60-second CurrentCast segments include: protecting pets from algal bloom, Great Lakes rip currents, lakefront landscaping, the Erie Canal, invasive species, microbeads and coastal education.
04/27/201804/27/2018 On YouTube: Diver reflects on experiences in Niagara River | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: NYSG's Helen Domske, a veteran diver, has spent more than 25 years below the water's surface, going on hundreds of dives in waters around the world including the Niagara River.
04/26/201804/26/2018 Sea Grant Partners Up for 2018 State of Lake Erie Meeting | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: The free NYSG-led public meeting was held in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and in cooperation with Assemblyman Sean M. Ryan and the Southtowns fishing club.
03/14/201804/12/2018 Help Protect the Great Lakes: Participate in Drug Take Back Day April 28 | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: This federally-designated day for collection of waste pharmaceuticals prevents the entry of such products as antibiotics, blood pressure regulators, pain medications, tranquilizers, and hormones, into state waterways and drinking supply sources.
06/06/201710/29/2017 NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Recognized for Western NY Contributions by Buffalo Audubon Society | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Sea Grant's Helen Domske has devoted her professional life to ensuring that the present and next generations of Great Lakes citizens are well-prepared to make sound decisions contributing to the health of New York’s environment.
10/10/201710/11/2017 On YouTube: Students Learn About Area's Fragile Dune System | Aquatic Invasive Species - News: New York Sea Grant Extension Aide Brittney Rogers, a planner of the event, offered a food web activity to show students the effects of introducing invasive species into aquatic ecosystems.
10/06/201710/11/2017 Why Take Drugs Back on October 28th? New York Sea Grant Guide has Answers | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: On Saturday, October 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the U.S. DEA will give the New Yorkers their 14th statewide opportunity in 7 years to safely dispose of unwanted medicines rather than pour them down the drain, potentially impacting water quality and marine life.
10/10/201710/11/2017 In Photos: Sea Grant Brings GLEEE to A-Z Summer Education Workshop on Lake Ontario | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: Using the “teach-the-teacher” workshop approach in which teachers interact with scientists, NYSG coastal education programming prepares hundreds of teachers to educate and engage thousands of students as the next generation of Great Lakes-literate citizens.
06/09/201609/10/2017 New York Sea Grant Announces New Omnibus Research Projects | Publications: New York Coastlines, Spring/Summer 2016: Mitigating the impacts of climate change and human activities on coastal community resilience, wate...
12/19/201109/10/2017 NYS Conservationist Magazine Examines NYSG's First 40 Years | NYSG @ 40 - News: Recreational and commercial fishermen, seafood businesses, municipalities, researchers and educators—these are some of the important stakeholders that are served by New York Sea Grant, now in its 40th year of Bringing Science to the Shore.
10/25/201009/10/2017 A WWWeb of Lake Ontario Learning | New York Coastlines, Fall 2010: Teachers on this past summer’s Lake Ontario tour have been all along New York’s lakeshore. Now they're back in the classroom and sharing their new wealth of hands-on knowledge with students.
03/30/201009/09/2017 NYSG’s Award-Winning Educators Announce Latest Endeavors | : Two of NYSG’s Extension Specialists, Larissa Graham and Helen Domske, were recently awarded for their efforts as educators. Graham will help launch a new Web site for the NYS Marine Educators Association in early April. Domske will help coordinate a State of Lake Erie meeting in April and lead a Lake Ontario teacher training workshop in late July.
10/21/201604/28/2017 Help Protect New York's Waterways on Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 22nd and Everyday | Return Unwanted Medicines - News: For National Drug Take-Back Day and beyond, we offer some environmentally-friendly cleaning tips for your medicine cabinet.
09/20/201602/09/2017 Lake Erie: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Sea Grant Education Specialist a featured speaker at Lake Erie Seaway Trail Center in Hamburg, NY on September 21, 2016
12/14/201412/16/2014 On YouTube: Making a “Splash” with Great Lakes Education | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: By using the “Teach-the-Teacher” approach, we engage teachers in experiential learning and provide them with information and classroom-tested curriculum developed by Sea Grant and NOAA.
04/05/201305/02/2014 NYSG Urging April 27 Take Back Day Participation to Help Keep Drugs Out of Great Lakes | Return Unwanted Medicines - Press Release: On April 27, 2013 — the 5th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day — drugstores, police departments and other locations nationwide will accept unwanted or unused prescription drugs.
12/16/201302/26/2014 Teaching the Teachers Via NOAA BWET: Lake Ontario Lessons | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: While their students enjoyed their vacation this past summer, a dozen science teachers, two special education teachers and one high school librarian from across New York State spent a week learning about the ecology of Lake Ontario.
04/03/201308/26/2013 NYSG's Extension Specialists Honored for Excellence in 2012 | Extension - News: In October 2012, two of New York Sea Grant's (NYSG) were honored for excellence by the Great Lakes Sea Grant Extension Network. The acknowledged efforts of Helen Domske, Buffalo, and Dave MacNeill, Oswego would add to that of a handful of other NYSG specialists who received their own recognitions within the year.
06/26/201308/26/2013 Educators to Explore Lake Ontario from Land and Water During Two Workshops | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: In July 2013, NYSG Coastal Education Specialist Helen Domske will welcome teachers in New York and several other Great Lakes states to two separate experience-through-learning tours of Lake Ontario.
04/12/201306/13/2013 Teachers Have Opportunity for Week-Long Lake Ontario Cruise | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: New York Sea Grant is taking applications for a week-long teacher training cruise on Lake Ontario. The July 7-13 Shipboard and Shoreline Science Workshop takes place aboard the 180-foot EPA Great Lakes National Program Office research vessel the Lake Guardian, docking in Youngstown, NY.
05/06/201306/13/2013 Great Lakes-Lake Oneida Shoreline Field Experience Workshop | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Watershed teachers and youth educators will attend a free workshop set for late July 2013 and receive a $400 stipend to help them develop a locally-relevant Community Stewardship Project with their students.

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