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.
March 4, 2015 | Tracy D’Augustino | Frogs play an important role in wetland ecosystems, but where do they go during winter?
March 4, 2015 | Bill Cook | Climate change is certain to create new physical environments for forests. Forests will certainly take on new forms. What, exactly, those forms will be has researchers and resource managers thinking.
March 4, 2015 | Bindu Bhakta | Winter is the time to learn about what you can do to prevent septic system failure.
March 4, 2015 | Bindu Bhakta | Exhibit at the Cranbrook Institute of Science helps individuals understand the global and local nature of plastic pollution and also offers solutions.
March 4, 2015 | Brandon Schroeder | Teach for the Planet Challenge features Ella White Elementary project that combines native fish species, underwater robotics and is helping to inspire youth. Online voting could net school first prize.
February 28, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about European frog-bit, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 27, 2015 | Bindu Bhakta | The conference will evolve around the theme “Managing Aquatic Invasive Species in Michigan’s Inland Lakes.”
February 27, 2015 | Mary Bohling | Learn more about rusty crayfish, an aquatic invasive species in Michigan, and what you can do about it.
February 26, 2015 | Beth Clawson | This winter there were more than the usual number of sub-zero days; many backyard and garden ponds will be completely frozen over which can cause winter kill of pond fish and hibernating creatures.
February 26, 2015 | Mike Schira | The high cost of today’s state-of-the-art logging equipment coupled with business and environmental regulations require modern logging businesses to develop sound work practices to stay profitable in current competitive market conditions.
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Date: Mar 10, 2015
Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Big Ten A/B, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Date: Mar 11, 2015
Location: Room Big Ten C, Kellogg Center, 219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Date: Mar 12, 2015
Location: Oakland County Extension 1200 N. Telegraph Road #26 E Pontiac, MI 48341
- Clean Boats Clean Waters
- Climate Change and Variability
- Climate Change Planning & Adaptation
- Climate Literacy
- Conservation Planning & Education
- Conservation Stewards Program
- Geographic Information Services
- Life of Lake Superior Youth Program
- Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
- Michigan Certified Natural Shoreline Professional
- Michigan Conservation Stewards Program
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Michigan Natural Features Inventory
- Michigan Sea Grant
- N.E. Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
- Natural Features Inventories
- Natural Resource Enterprises
- Oil and Gas
- Outdoor Adventure Challenge
- Renewable Energy Policy Program
- Summer Discovery Cruises
- Threatened & Endangered Species Conservation
- Water Conservation Program
- Wildfire & Firewise
- A Michigan Boater’s Guide to Selected Invasive Aquatic Plants
- Benefits of Forest Management Videos
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Forest Biomass Innovation Center
- Giant Hogweed (E2935)
- Michigan Butterflies & Skippers (E2675)
- Michigan Snakes - A Field Guide and Pocket Reference (E2000)
- Michigan Water Stewardship Program
- Michigan’s Water Withdrawal Tool
- MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
- Native Plants and Ecosystems Services… (E3167)