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Flint, MI 48502
Darren Bagley has been with MSU Extension in Genesee County since spring of 1998. He started as an Americorps member with the Michigan Groundwater Stewardship Program doing groundwater education for students and homeowners.
In early 1999, he started as Natural Resource Educator. In the Natural Resource position, he answered questions about cannibalistic squirrels, mountains of manure, and how to dispose of hand grenades in the midst of other programming related to fish & wildlife, water quality, recycling & hazardous waste, and soil & compost. In 2008, he transitioned to the 4-H program. As part of his 4-H responsibilities, Darren has taken part in exciting adventures including: using multi-million dollar satellites to find boxes of Tupperware in the woods, putting stinky lake mud on the faces of teenagers, tromping through swamps full of carnivorous plants, and presenting poop jokes to the Michigan Senate. Some of the programs Darren is a part of many statewide programs including the Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council, Capitol Experience, Great Lakes Natural Resource Camp, Tribal and County Citizenship Academies, Ballot Proposal Forums, New County Commissioner Training, science programming for pre-school students, and other programs related to youth leadership and science.
June 29, 2017 | The fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth amendments to the Constitution are to protect those accused of crimes. Part 2 will explore the sixth, seventh and eighth amendments.
June 29, 2017 | The fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth amendments to the Constitution are to protect those accused of crimes. Part 1 will explore the fourth and fifth amendments.
June 29, 2017 | Freedom of religion is a core value in the U.S. Constitution and is part of the first amendment to the Bill of Rights.
June 21, 2017 | Freedom of speech and the ability of government to regulate it have been an issue since before the United States was founded.
June 21, 2017 | The right to bear arms is part of our Constitution. Delve deeper into the second amendment with youth by asking questions and engaging in conversation.
June 5, 2017 | Private property rights and the ability of government to regulate them have been an issue since before the United States was founded.
June 2, 2017 | Engage with the young children in your life about the role of different levels of government in your school.
January 5, 2017 | Teach science while working with animals—it is that easy!
January 5, 2017 | Teach science while playing video games—it’s that easy!
January 5, 2017 | Teach science with a pair glasses—it’s that easy!