News & Events

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...

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.

Maiden Fundraiser for YWIS

The Bay Theatre February 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm Join us for this exciting, historic film about the first-ever, all-female crew to enter the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Race....

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...

ISEA Cafes – 2019/2020

ISEA Cafe is a monthly gathering of the ISEA community to stay in touch and grow our connection to the Great Lakes.

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.

ISEA is #40 in 100 Things Book

Do Experiments by Ship Inland Seas Education Association is listed as #40 in Kim Schneider’s 100 Things to Do in Traverse City Before You Die. The author encourages readers to...