2020 Introduction to Lakes

January 14, 2020 - March 13, 2020

Contact: Paige Filice

Introduction to Lakes is a nationally recognized six-week class that is offered in a convenient, self-paced online format and designed for lake enthusiasts. The 2020 course runs Jan. 14 to March 13. The cost of the course is $115 per person. Register by Dec. 20 to receive an early-bird discount of $95 per person. Registration is open now through Jan. 8. Registration information is available on the Introduction to Lakes course web page. Students have week-by-week, 24-7 access to six online units complete with video lectures, activities, resources and quizzes. Students communicate with each other and instructors through discussion forums and biweekly webinars. The course’s six units cover lake ecology, watersheds, shorelines, Michigan water law, aquatic plant management and community involvement. A certificate of completion is awarded to those who complete the course and students will receive a free, one-year membership to Michigan Lakes and Streams Association. Students can also receive continuing education credits including 16 Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Pesticide Applicator Re-Certification credits and credits in the Master Citizen Planner, Master Gardener, Conservation Stewards and the Wildlife Society’s Certified Wildlife Biologist programs.


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