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December 5, 2013 | Bethany Prykucki | Useful tools that help teach ways to deal with difficult conversations.
December 5, 2013 | Rob Sirrine | A regional food and farming network or policy council confers multiple benefits.
December 5, 2013 | Emily Pochubay | This cidery in Clarington, Ontario, is keeping up with the times by providing a mobile cider pressing service to Durham region farmers and farm markets.
December 5, 2013 | Cathy Newkirk | Proper management will keep bed bugs out of shelters. No need to turn people away!
December 4, 2013 | Jane Herbert | Study compares two natural shoreline erosion control techniques suitable for moderate to high energy lakefront properties.
December 4, 2013 | Kendra Wills | The Michigan Department of Education encourages school food service directors to apply for donated salad bars for school meal programs.
December 4, 2013 | Julie Pioch | A little clarity to what appears to be a common misunderstanding of the role of board members with the title “ex-officio.”
December 2, 2013 | Rob Sirrine | Register now for the 2014 Integrated Pest Management Academy held February 18-19, 2014, in Okemos, Mich.
December 2, 2013 | Yvonne (Bonnie) Wichtner-Zoia | Do the advantages of joining a professional organization outweigh the disadvantages? You decide.
December 2, 2013 | Ann Chastain | Active listening is a way to hear and respond to another person that will increase shared understanding.
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Date: Dec 10, 2013
Location: Bayliss Public Library, 541 Library Drive, Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
Date: Dec 11, 2013
Location: Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher Street, Alpena, MI 49707
Date: Dec 12, 2013
Location: Escanaba Public Library, 400 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829
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- 4-H Military Families
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Heritage Tourism
- Junior Citizen Planner
- Land Use Education Services
- Michigan Citizen Planner
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Understanding Community Food Systems in Michigan
- Wildfire & Firewise