Discover professional development opportunities and access Great Lakes curricula and     activities by visiting the Center for Great Lakes Literacy website »

Learn about the principles and concepts critical to understanding the environmental, social, and economicsignificance of the Great Lakes by visiting the Great Lakes Literacy website »

Check out Great Minds? Great Lakes! which uses the Lake Guardian as the inspiration for learning about Great Lakes. It covers history, social studies and environmental science, and contains hands-on activities for students.


The R/V Lake Guardian sails on behalf of the USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office, gathering environmental data to gauge the health of Great Lakes.

What's Happening?

The 2018 sampling season has begun! See the full schedule here »

Read about the Lake Guardian and Captain Mallard in the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant newsroom »

Check out a social media recap of the 2016 Summer Survey »

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