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 23, 2013 | Jane Herbert | Hot off the press and into the boat! New aquatic invasive species guide from MSU Extension helps ID plants and provides direction on what to do when you find one.
May 22, 2013 | Steve Stewart | Teachers attending the 2013 Great Lakes Conference at Michigan State University shared their best practices, and their needs, regarding Great Lakes Literacy education.
May 22, 2013 | Dan O'Keefe | Two programs on Grand River fish habits and habitats are being offered in June. A free public presentation at Spring Lake Library and a weeklong camp for 6th to 9th graders includes fish sampling in Ottawa County waters.
May 21, 2013 | Dan O'Keefe | The transition from spring to summer marks some of the best fishing of the year for a variety of species in local waters. With mild weather in the forecast, it should be a pleasant weekend for a family bank fishing trip or an excursion onto the big lake.
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.
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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