Funded by IISG, Maureen Coleman and members of her lab at University of Chicago have been working to identify the species and abundance of viruses, bacteria, and other microscopic life in all five Laurentian Great Lakes.
What is Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant?
We use research, outreach, and education to bring the latest science to Great Lakes communities and their residents. By connecting decision-makers with science, we help strengthen and preserve ecosystems and communities in southern Lake Michigan and beyond.More about IISG
Feedback requested for IISG site review
Deadline: October 15, 2019 The Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program will be reviewed Oct. 22-24, 2019, by a team convened…
Great Lakes Resurgence: Cleanup Efforts Bring Life to Local Waterfronts
We all know the Great Lakes are big and beautiful, but you may not know that after decades of industry…
Fourth grade students learn science on the banks of the Grand Calumet River
Forty fourth grade students from East Chicago spread out along the Grand Calumet River in May to learn about science…
IISG Publications & Products
Search our publication and product database for publications, fact sheets, presentations, and other products on important issues related to Lake Michigan and the surrounding communities.
Recent Publications & Products
- Beyond bluegrass: a guide to selecting low input turfgrass in northeastern Illinois
- Proper Disposal of Unwanted Medicine: How to Protect Your Home and Environment
- Why create a medicine takeback program in your community?
- Contaminants of Emerging Concern Literature Review Table
- Pollinator Garden- Native Plants for Attracting Pollinators