About Us

This site is a joint effort among the Sea Grant programs in the five U.S. states bordering the Gulf of Mexico — Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

These programs are university-based institutions using research, outreach and education to foster understanding, wise use and stewardship of coastal and marine resources. They are also part of theĀ 32-program strong National Sea Grant College Program, which is dedicated to meeting the changing environmental and economic needs of the coastal, ocean and Great Lakes regions.

The programs collaborate on a number of initiatives: