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08/15/2022 Advancing Lake Sturgeon Conservation: New Curriculum, Workshops and Virtual Field Trip | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): New York Sea Grant is advancing education about a Threatened fish species with a new curriculum, supplemental teaching resources, workshops, and a virtual field trip opportunity.
08/15/2022 Engaging New York State Educators for Interactive Online Curriculum Review | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2022): New York Sea Grant engaged educators and teachers from New York’s Great Lakes and Long Island regions in an interactive review of a new marine debris and plastic pollution curriculum.
06/20/2022 Register Now: NYSG's 2022 Great Lakes Ecosystem Workshops for Teachers and Educators | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - Press Release: NY teachers and educators are invited to join NYSG and NYSDEC this summer for free workshops at various locales, including NY State Parks & Historic Sites, to learn about Great Lakes educational resources.
05/27/2022 On YouTube: NYSG, Local Bookstores Urging Young Readers to Take Environmental Action | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: “What we try to do is provide resources that teachers, parents and educators can use to connect kids to the Great Lakes,” said NYSG's Great Lakes Coastal Literacy Specialist. “That comes in the form of curriculum, hands-on activities and kits and professional development.”
05/26/2022 In Media: Zoom-Fatigued Rochester-Area Teachers Focus on Nature and Environmental Education | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: "Placing it in the context of science and environmental understanding – looking at stars, native plants, waterways – and thinking of the way people moved on the Underground Railroad makes it really interesting," said Nate Drag, a literacy specialist at New York Sea Grant. "What we’re seeing is the interdisciplinary nature of these projects."
05/26/2022 On Air: NYSG Offers New Curriculum, List of Environmental Book Recommendations | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: As highlighted by New York Sea Grant's Great Lakes Literacy Specialist in a segment on Finger Lakes Radio, the coastal science program is offering new curriculum — on Lake Sturgeon, the Underground Railroad — as well as a recommended reading list full of environmental books.
05/26/2022 On Air: NYSG Offers Educational Resources for Teachers and Students | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: New York Sea Grant has a number of K-12 resources for teachers home schoolers. NYSG's Great Lakes Literacy Specialist spoke about the new curriculum available for educators during recent a call-in appearance to WDOE 1040 AM / 94.9 FM's "Viewpoint" program, which is broadcast in the greater Syracuse and Oswego regions.
05/26/2022 On YouTube: NYSG Offers Educational Resources for Teachers and Students | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: If you are a teacher or a parent wanting to get your kids interested in the outdoors, there are resources for you. New York Sea Grant has much available for teachers, parents, home schoolers, and anyone who is interested in learning about the Great Lakes.
05/16/2022 On YouTube: Legislator Sarah Anker and NYSG Announce a New Marine Debris School Curriculum | Marine Debris - News: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum developed for grades 3-12 to address plastic pollution, a risk to the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers as well as our communities.
05/16/2022 On YouTube: NYSG Curriculum Teaches Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution in NY's Marine, Freshwaters | Marine Debris - News: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum developed for grades 3-12 to address plastic pollution, a risk to the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers as well as our communities.
05/16/2022 On YouTube: NYSG Curriculum Teaches How to Reduce Impact Marine Debris | Marine Debris - News: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum developed for grades 3-12 to address plastic pollution, a risk to the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers as well as our communities.
05/16/2022 On YouTube: Sea Grant Offers Curriculum on Plastic Pollution | Marine Debris - News: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum developed for grades 3-12 to address plastic pollution, a risk to the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers as well as our communities.
04/04/2022 Plastic Pollution and You: NY Sea Grant Curriculum Teaches Ways to Reduce Impact | Marine Debris - Press Release: NYSG has published “Plastic Pollution and You,” a 126-page, 15-lesson curriculum focused on a man-made threat to the quality of New York’s marine and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.
08/28/2021 New York Coastlines, Summer 2021 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Summer 2021 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in Spring '22 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
08/07/2021 On YouTube: Students Do Biology Experiments as Part of Special Program | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: “This is a really unique experience to work with college level professors at just a ninth grade level kid. This is just something that’s not usually done. It’s the first time we’ve had a partnership like this,” said Andrea Inserra, biology teacher, Indian River High School.
08/07/2021 In Media: Four Specialists Join NYSG Extension for NY’s Coastline Communities | Extension - News: Recently, NYSG welcomed four new specialists to help further that mission: Nate Drag, Emma Forbes, Stacy Furgal, and Katie Graziano. Learn about how their roles will support the program's mission of "Bringing Science to the Shore."
08/05/2021 Educators: Try These Free Teaching Resources from New York Sea Grant | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - Press Release: This school year, New York Sea Grant is providing teachers with new educational resources that were developed via collaborations with other Sea Grant Programs in the Great Lakes and with regional educators.
07/31/2021 In Media: Teaching the Teachers — Summer 2021 Great Lakes Education Workshops | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: "It’s all about supporting teachers and educators in their efforts to teach kids about the Great Lakes. Understanding what resources we have to share with them, what their needs are and connecting them with experts."
07/25/2021 Sea Grant Programs Support 2021 Bioblitz Events in Northeast and Great Lakes Regions | Long Island Sound Study - News: Sea Grant programs from throughout both the Northeast and Great Lakes regions, including New York, supported “BioBlitz” this past spring and summer, community science efforts to record as many species as possible within a designated location and time period.
07/02/2021 New Specialists Help In “Bringing Science to the Shore” for NY’s Coastal Communities | News: Three new extension specialists have joined in NYSG’s mission of “Bringing Science to the Shore” statewide as part of the cooperative program of Cornell University and SUNY.
06/08/2021 Enviro-Time: Recommended Environmental Reading Lists for Children | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: NYSG's "Enviro-Time Storytime Recommended Reading Lists" include over 40 books that will connect young people in the Great Lakes, and beyond, to their local communities and ecosystems in new and unique ways.
05/08/2021 New York Coastlines, Spring 2021 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Spring 2021 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release over the summer to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
04/13/2021 NYSG Featured in NYSDEC's 2018-2020 Great Lakes Program Progress Report | New York's Great Lakes - News: People and communities are benefiting from collaborative projects, including a number of them with Sea Grant, to restore New York's Great Lakes resources
02/25/2021 NY Sea Grant Shares “Freedom Seekers” Curriculum with Great Lakes Teachers | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - Press Release: This free curriculum, a Great Lakes Sea Grant effort, acknowledges the enslaved Africans who had to rely on environmental science principles in their quest for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness
01/27/2021 Great Lakes Educators Professional Development Virtual Workshop | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): New York Sea Grant launched virtual professional development opportunities for teachers in the Great Lakes region in 2020
01/27/2021 NYSG Releases Lake Sturgeon Middle School Curriculum | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2021): New York Sea Grant’s Lake Sturgeon curriculum is raising awareness of conservation efforts and stewardship opportunities for a unique fish
01/23/2021 New York Coastlines, Winter 2021 | Publications - Articles: Check out stories from the Winter 2021 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in May to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
12/25/2020 In Media: Sea Grant and Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper Hold an Online Teacher Training | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: An online teacher training series focuses on how to engage students in understanding their local environmental context through the lens of environmental justice while utilizing remote and virtual stewardship activities.
11/10/2020 New York Coastlines, Fall 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the Fall 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is currently being release in February 2021 to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
10/13/2020 Buffalo Public Schools’ Educator Receives NAAEE 2020 EE 30 Under 30 Award | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: Educator Marcus Rosten, an Aquatic Ecology Teacher from Buffalo Public Schools, will assist in a New York Sea Grant Youth Education Initiative
09/22/2020 NYSG's “Currents Clips” Wins 2020 Folio Award for ‘Best Social Media Public Awareness Campaign’ | Currents Clips - News: Launched in mid-2019 as a limited series, this collection of one- to two-minute videos immerses NYSG's subscribers and followers into the program's coastal research, extension and education work.
08/05/2020 NYSG Receives $100,000 to Offer Watershed STEM Education in Niagara Falls School District | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: NYSG is using this Watershed STEM Education Partnership funding to develop virtual after-school academic enrichment activities for students and professional development programming for teachers at two sites in NY’s Niagara Falls School District.
07/14/2020 New York Coastlines, Summer 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the summer 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, which is slated for release in the fall to our e-subscribers. We'll send you issues weeks before they're online.
04/21/2020 Earth Day at 50: New York Sea Grant looks at the past, present, and future | Education - News: In celebration of 50 years of Earth Day, NYSG joins NOAA, its federal parent agency, to examine some of its education programs that are making a measurable difference for the environment.
04/19/2020 On YouTube: Plastics - "We're The Problem, But We're The Solution. Be The Change" | Research - News: In this video, two students from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Fredonia introduce us to some of the New York Sea Grant-funded researchers studying marine debris and microplastics ... and encourage us to "Be the Change."
04/19/2020 Plastics floating in the water: What are the risks? | Research - News: NYSG-funded researchers sought to answer a few key questions: How long does it take for common plastics to degrade in the water? What pollutants might be hitchhiking on the outer surfaces of these circulating, cast-off polymers?
04/19/2020 Tiny organisms in the water eating plastic: Could it harm us all? | Research - News: Projects like this one, funded by New York Sea Grant, have brought attention to microplastics, small plastic particles that have found their way into our waterways.
04/07/2020 New York Coastlines, Spring 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the spring 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in mid-July to our e-subscribers. Sign up and we'll send you issues weeks before it's online.
03/14/2020 Great Lakes Ecosystem Education Exchange: Empowering Educators | Publications: Success Stories - Extension (2020): Equipping K-12 educators with resources via NYSG strategic partnerships to impact educational spaces in the Great Lakes watershed
02/22/2020 New York Coastlines, Winter 2020 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the winter 2020 issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our latest issue, which was released in early April to our e-subscribers. We'll send you the issue before it's online in mid-late April.
02/13/2020 NYSG and NYSDEC Partner on Educational Resources, Funding Opportunities for Teachers | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: New funding opportunities are listed on “New York’s Great Lakes” and the “Great Lakes Ecosystem Education Exchange.” In addition to these two Web site partnerships between NYSG and NYSDEC, the pair also offer Great Lakes Basin Bins for educators.
01/27/2020 In Media: Monica Lynn Miles joins UB as Great Lakes educator | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: As the Great Lakes education specialist for NYSG, Miles fosters research-based extension and Great Lakes-focused educational outreach, with a particular emphasis on teach-the-teacher and best practices programming for K-12 formal and informal program educators who, in turn, reach thousands of students.
01/25/2020 New York Sea Grant Extension, UB Welcome New Great Lakes Literacy Educator | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - Press Release: As the Great Lakes education specialist for NYSG, Miles fosters research-based extension and Great Lakes-focused educational outreach, with a particular emphasis on teach-the-teacher and best practices programming for K-12 formal and informal program educators who, in turn, reach thousands of students.
11/22/2019 On YouTube: Exploring the Great Lakes with a New York Sea Grant Basin Bin | New York's Great Lakes: Ecosystem Education Exchange - News: As the first grade students from Sheridan Hill Elementary share in the video above, there's a wealth of resources and classroom activities included in these GLEEE (Great Lakes Ecosystem Education Exchange) Basin Bins.
10/25/2019 NY Sea Grant Extension Educators Receive National, Great Lakes Network Honors | Great Lakes Coastal Community Development Program / Coastal Youth Education - News: NYSG Extension educators received special recognition at the 2019 Great Lakes Sea Grant Network and National Sea Grant Extension Assembly meetings.
10/21/2019 Help Protect New York's Waterways: Participate in Drug Take Back Day October 26 | 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.
09/28/2019 Great Lakes Areas of Concern in the Spotlight | Great Lakes Coastal Youth Education - News: When much of the industry moved from the Great Lakes to other parts of the world, waterways were left with a legacy of pollution. And the communities that sit on their shores had to cope with environmental, health, and economic setbacks.
08/02/2019 New York Coastlines, Early Summer 2019 | Publications - Articles / Web Extras: Check out stories from the early summer issue of our flagship publication, NY Coastlines, and be sure you're on our e-list to receive our next issue, slated for release to our subscribers in November.
06/20/2019 NYSG's Helen Domske honored at State of Lake Erie meeting | Great Lakes Sustainable Recreational and Commercial Fisheries - News: New York Sea Grant Coastal education specialist Helen Domske was honored at the 2019 State of Lake Erie gathering, where the lake's fishing forecast was also a topic of discussion.
06/19/2019 On YouTube: Control plan set to target creepy parasites along Lake Erie tributaries | Aquatic Invasive Species - News: Helen Domske, senior extension specialist with NYSG, is an expert on lamprey: "Lake Erie is really, really struggling with lamprey and the ironic thing is we've cleaned up and rehabilitated streams and creeks and made the waters more appealing for them."

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