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 5, 2014 | Jane Herbert | How heavy snow pack can reduce ice push on inland lake shorelines.
March 4, 2014 | Georgia Peterson | This is part 2 of a two-part series on public input processes for natural resource professionals.
March 3, 2014 | Ron Kinnunen | VHS-biosecurity workshops show egg disinfection in aquaculture help reduce the risk of spreading of VHS minimizing impacts to fish farm operations.
March 3, 2014 | Ron Kinnunen | With the Lenten season fast approaching, consumers might consider locally caught Great Lakes whitefish as an alternative to other popular fish species.
March 3, 2014 | Georgia Peterson | Part 1 of a two-part series on public input processes for natural resource professionals.
March 3, 2014 | Mike Schira | In the face of historically bitter winter weather, heating fuel prices are at record highs due to shortages in many traditionally plentiful fuel supplies. Wood for heat may be a practical alternative to fossil fuels for some homeowners.
February 28, 2014 | Steve Stewart | MSU Extension staff members were recognized by the Coast Guard for their roles in rescuing two people last summer on the Detroit River.
February 28, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Michigan State University survey reveals the industry’s greatest concerns.
February 26, 2014 | Mary Wilson | If you have property on a waterfront, native trees and shrubs help protect shorelines and provide beauty.
February 26, 2014 | Dean Solomon | Two web-based systems help forestry professionals and landowners understand the potential impact of climate change on tree species.
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Date: Mar 6, 2014
Location: Blue Gate Restaurant, 175 N. Van Buren St., Shipshewana, IN 46565
Date: Mar 8, 2014
Location: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
Date: Mar 12, 2014 - Apr 10, 2014
Location: Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Dr, Tustin, MI 49688
- Clean Boats Clean Waters
- Conservation Stewards Program
- Michigan 4-H Youth Conservation Council
- Michigan Certified Natural Shoreline Professional
- Michigan Natural Features Inventory
- Michigan Sea Grant
- N.E. Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative
- Oil and Gas
- Outdoor Adventure Challenge
- Renewable Energy Policy Program
- Summer Discovery Cruises
- Wildfire & Firewise
- A Michigan Boater’s Guide to Selected Invasive Aquatic Plants
- Emerald Ash Borer
- 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 Water Stewardship Program
- Michigan’s Water Withdrawal Tool
- MSU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
- MSUE Bioenergy
- Native Plants and Ecosystems Services… (E3167)
- Natural Resources Enterprises