Michigan State University Extension is an educational leader in providing support to communities in green and sustainable economic development. Through programs like Stronger Economies Together, MSU Extension facilitates the development of an economic development plan in two regions in the state. Extension educators help counties work together in developing strong economic blueprints that strengthen relationships, build trust and capacity and strengthen “social capital.”
January 26, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Governor Rick Snyder proclaims food and agriculture industry in Michigan exceeds $100 billion.
January 26, 2015 | Kurt H. Schindler | Zoning ordinances are often not very flexible, requiring neighborhoods or commercial areas to appear the same. Planned unit development is one tool which can provide more flexibility and innovation for development.
January 21, 2015 | Mark Hitchcock | Want to be the next big thing? Join us at SPARC in Flint April 18, 2015.
January 21, 2015 | Brad Neumann | While becoming law with seemingly little media attention, changes to property tax law have potentially big impacts on Michigan families.
January 20, 2015 | Andy Northrop | Strategies for forming committees and taking the next steps.
January 20, 2015 | Andy Northrop | Opportunities for volunteers interested in Port Huron’s Trail Town Projects!
January 16, 2015 | Debra Barrett | Explore resources through Michigan 4-H and Michigan State University.
January 15, 2015 | Andy Northrop | The conversation on climate change continues to evolve in a direction several countries view as extremely encouraging.
January 15, 2015 | Andy Northrop | Annual BBC reports summarize climate change and international actions to reducing a leading greenhouse gas.
January 9, 2015 | Yvonne (Bonnie) Wichtner-Zoia | A pure sensory experience!
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Date: Feb 2, 2015 - Feb 16, 2015
Location: North Kent Community Services, 10075 Northland Dr., Rockford, MI 49341
Date: Feb 4, 2015 - Mar 18, 2015
Date: Feb 10, 2015
- 4-H Capacity Building for Youth Development Programs
- Clean Marinas
- Cooperative Development Program
- Greenways and Water Trails
- Habitat Restoration
- Heritage Tourism
- Land Use Education Services
- Michigan Citizen Planner
- Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Prosperity Initiative
- Waterfront Smart Growth