Elliot Nelson

Elliot Nelson

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Elliot Nelson - Michigan Sea Grant Educator
Chippewa County Extension Office - Lake Superior State University

906-322-0353 (cell)



M.S. in Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
B.S. in Biology, Michigan State University

Elliot Nelson is an Extension educator with Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension. Elliot’s work focuses on promoting coastal economies and protecting Great Lakes ecosystems in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan and across the state. His topic areas include aquaculture workforce development, aquaculture and seafood consumer education, coastal tourism development, birding education programs, 4-H partnerships, and tribal partnerships. Elliot is based at the Lake Superior State University Center for Freshwater Research and Education (LSSU-CFRE) in Sault Ste Marie, MI, where he regularly works alongside LSSU-CFRE staff and partners.