Monitoring Flash Flooding

Researchers have developed a new tool to help identify Chicago and Milwaukee sites at highest risk of flooding from heavy rainfall.

What do you think about natural lawn care?

Our researchers want to learn about how you take care of your lawn and what your opinions are on natural lawn care. Take a short survey, and you'll be entered to win a free iPad!

Working on your garden?

Check out our new guides on native plants, pollinator gardens, and rain gardens! Make sure you're avoiding invasive plant species, creating habitat for butterflies and other pollinators, and choosing the right plants to soak up stormwater and avoid flooding.

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

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.