Student Organizations

Leadership in Environmental and Agricultural Fields (LEAF)

The Leadership in Environmental and Agricultural Fields (LEAF) Club is a network of student leaders in the fields of agriculture and natural resources striving for excellence in their professional lives by educating and serving others.   Members of LEAF will have the opportunity to partake in professional conferences pertaining to their interests and career goals, experience community service and growth and develop long-lasting friendships with peers and relationships with ANR professionals.  For more information on the LEAF Club, please contact one of the following advisors:

Frances Kaneene
144 Natural Resources
(517) 353-0798

Dr. Michael Everett
140 Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-432-0292

Parks and Recreation Club (PARC)

The purpose of PARC – the Parks and Recreation Club – is to promote and facilitate the academic and professional development of all students interested in parks, recreation and tourism. PARC offers students the opportunity to build valuable skills and make important contacts through interaction with fellow students, MSU faculty, and parks, recreation and tourism professionals. PARC students are encouraged to affiliate themselves with the National and Michigan Recreation and Park Associations (NRPA and MRPA) and/or the Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association (MLTA). PARC meets once a month in the Natural Resources Building and membership is open to any MSU student interest in parks, recreation or tourism. Please contact Sarah Nicholls, Faculty Advisor for further information:

Sarah Nicholls
331B Natural Resources Bldg.
(517) 432-0319


The purpose of the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education (AFNRE) Club is to encourage collegiality among students who are either interested in or are majoring in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education, as well as provide professional resources, opportunities, and experiences related to Agriculture Food, and Natural Resources Education. Some of these experiences include professional development conferences and workshops, touring both high school and collegiate AFNRE programs, building relationships with AFNRE faculty and industry professionals, and many others. For more information on the AFNRE Club please contact the faculty advisor for further information:

Dr. Michael Everett
140 Natural Resources Building
Phone: 517-432-0292


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