Michigan’s natural resources – water, forests, fisheries and wildlife – are economic drivers and important factors in our quality of life. Michigan State University Extension programs improve public understanding and knowledge of our state’s natural resources, helps landowners and communities use those assets for sustainable long-term social and economic development, conserves our natural resources base for future generations, and broadens stakeholder engagement in natural resources decision making.
May 16, 2013 | Brandon Schroeder | A growing Saginaw Bay walleye population contributes to a broader Lake Huron fish community, as well as many anglers’ catch.
May 15, 2013 | Georgia Peterson | Having clear goals for your forested land is critical in developing a forest management plan for your property. It’s easier to define those goals by answering a few simple questions.
May 15, 2013 | Jane Herbert | Recent flooding serves as a reminder that upstream stormwater management efforts can reduce impacts at home and downstream.
May 12, 2013 | Russell Kidd | Every spring, homeowners should inspect their property to eliminate hazards that can burn their homes and damage their property from spreading wildfires.
May 12, 2013 | Russell Kidd | The spring season is an excellent time to venture into Michigan’s vast forestlands to enjoy many of the plants, wildlife, mushrooms and other elements of a forest ecosystem.
May 5, 2013 | Bill Cook | Woodcocks are a wonderful signal of the arrival of spring in northern Michigan, but habitat loss is threatening the bird's survival.
May 2, 2013 | Steve Stewart | The 2013 Summer Discovery Cruises season will offer new opportunities in Southeast Michigan to learn about the Great Lakes by being on the Great Lakes. Registration is open!
May 1, 2013 | Ron Kinnunen | As deaths increase on Lake Michigan due to drowning by dangerous currents, three workshops are scheduled to help communities save lives of beachgoers.
April 30, 2013 | Brandon Schroeder | Annual spring Lake Huron fisheries workshops bring coastal communities together with fisheries scientists and decision makers, sharing good news regarding the status of this diverse and valuable fishery.
April 27, 2013 | Dean Solomon | Inclusion of six essential elements in master plans and zoning ordinances can help protect Michigan’s water quality. New water quality protection guidebook can help rural communities understand and include those provisions in their plans and regulations.
To find an MSU Extension expert who covers your location or to find an expert in your area of interest, please visit the MSU Extension Expert Search. To reach an MSU Extension county office, call toll-free 1-888-678-3464.
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Date: May 29, 2013
Date: Jun 4, 2013
Location: P.J. Hoffmaster State Park, Norton Shores, MI 49441
Date: Jun 5, 2013
Location: Grand Traverse Civic Center, 1213 W. Civic Center Drive, Traverse City, MI 49686
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Firewise Resources
- Forest Biomass Innovation Center
- Giant Hogweed (E2935)
- Michigan Butterflies & Skippers (E2675)
- Michigan Forest Communities - A Field Guide and Reference (E3000)
- Michigan Snakes - A Field Guide and Pocket Reference (E2000)
- Michigan’s Water Withdrawal Tool
- MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
- MSUE Bioenergy
- Native Plants and Ecosystems Services… (E3167)
- Natural Resources Enterprises