Displaying items tagged: Michigan Sea Grant

Sunday, 17 July 2022 18:44

Pandemic leads Michigan seafood processors to new retail-based environment

State officials are preparing to distribute federal block grant funding for Michigan seafood processors that significantly shifted from a wholesale to a retail focus during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Food/Agribusiness
Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:38

Communities, researchers make case for federal Great Lakes funding

Congress controls the purse strings, and if last year is any indication, it will rebuff the Trump administration’s effort to gut hundreds of millions of dollars in federal spending for the Great Lakes.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 02 April 2017 15:45

Great Lakes budget cuts threaten sport fishery management

Fisheries managers witnessed firsthand the devastation caused to coastal communities around Lake Huron when the population of chinook salmon abruptly crashed in 2004.

Published in Economic Development

Sunday, 17 April 2016 16:10

Lakeshore towns brace for another tough year in Lake Michigan’s salmon fishery

Charter boat captains and small businesses along the lakeshore are bracing for potential rough seas this year in Lake Michigan’s $16 million charter fishery.

Published in Economic Development