News & Events

DTE Energy Foundation Awards Two-Year Grant to ISEA

SUTTONS BAY, February 21, 2020 – Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) received an $80,000 two-year grant from the DTE Energy Foundation. Of the yearly funding, $25,000 will be directed to matching...

Grant Received to Update Education Center

Engaging in the Great Lakes Food Web SUTTONS BAY, January 20, 2020 – Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) received a $27,500 grant from the Rollin M. Gerstacker Foundation to update their...

2020 Volunteer Training Events

While some of ISEA volunteer positions do not require training, we do train volunteers who wish to be an instructor for school programs or crew on the schooner Inland Seas or...

2020 Public Sailing Schedule

Our 2020 summer public sailing schedule is live on FareHarbor. Click below to open FareHarbor. Then browse the variety of sails, check your schedule, and purchase tickets soon! Due to...

Boat Building Program on The Four

Our winter boat building program (Opti-Pram Sailboat Building Workshop) for youth was featured on The Four on 9&10 News. You can view the video and read about it here.

ISEA on Under the Radar

Inland Seas Education Association was featured in the PBS program “Under the Radar” in episode #1003 “Downriver Adventure.” Footage was taken when we visited Detroit in 2019.

Inland Seas Around the Great Lakes

The Inland Seas Education Association spread our mission of inspiring Great Lakes curiosity, stewardship, and passion around the Great Lakes during the summer of 2019. Check out this presentation overview...

Beach Trash Art Exhibit in the News

Madison Gardner from 9 & 10 News talked with Fred Sitkins about the current Beach Trash Art Exhibit at ISEA and the Grand Opening of the Capt. Thomas M. Kelly...

Does Grand Traverse Bay Have A Plastic Problem?

Northern Express published this article on the June 22, 2018. It covers beach cleanup findings, ISEA’s help in researching microplastics in the Great Lakes, and more. Read the article here.