Published on February 11, 2020
Through the Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative, MSU researchers are teaming with nearly 50 partners to bring back the treasured fish species.
Statewide tourism assessment program identifies action items and barriers for small town Michigan communities interested in bettering themselves.
Published on February 5, 2020
Michigan State University Extension First Impressions Tourism (FIT) Assessment program provides small town communities different strategies to better themselves via with capturing first-time visitor perspectives first and sharing them second.
Published on January 28, 2020
Michigan State University Extension First Impressions Tourism (FIT) Assessment program provides small town communities strategies to better themselves via capturing first-time visitor perspectives.
Published on November 27, 2019
Beth Clawson joins the board of the Liberty Hyde Baily Museum continuing a history of MSU Extension support within the community.
First-time visitors to a Michigan community provide new perspectives to drive tourism, strengthen community vitality and spawn local leaders
Published on June 7, 2019
Michigan State University Extension First Impressions Tourism Assessment (FIT) program assists Cass City, MI with identifying strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of first-time visitors.
MSU Student Organic Farm 2018 Annual Report: Affirming the Unique Opportunities of a University Educational Farm
Published on March 29, 2019
The MSU Student Organic Farm 2018 Annual Report highlights the impact of their diverse programming and the partnerships that make them an asset to the MSU community
Published on March 22, 2019
Raptor Fest offers a chance to see this rare eagle species - April 5-7, 2019, in Mackinaw City,
Published on March 20, 2019
New boating and fishing laws will help prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species and make boat inspection for volunteers easier at boat launch sites.
Published on January 31, 2019
Downriver Linked Greenways celebrates new opportunities with trail users, communities and partners.
Published on December 19, 2018
Newly launched site helps visitors explore locations and find events, experiences to help understand, appreciate our Great Lakes fisheries heritage.
Published on December 11, 2018
MarketMaker has a new look and has been updated with new search features to link food markets across the U.S.
Published on October 3, 2018
New Michigan Sea Grant book offers a self-guided tour of 22 Belle Isle locations, their stories and history.
Published on September 25, 2018
Charter fishing on Lake Huron picked up steam in 2017 while other lakes held strong.
Published on August 16, 2018
Birds and mammals are usually the focus for wildlife watchers, but the fall salmon run provides spectacular fish-watching opportunities, too. Visit weirs and dams in west Michigan this fall or watch a new video to enjoy the spectacle.
Four Michigan Thumb communities organize and take action after receiving results from tourists’ first-impressions
Published on June 22, 2018
Michigan State University Extension tourism educator conducts follow-up evaluations to determine what actions and impacts come from First Impressions Tourism (FIT) assessments.
Published on June 4, 2018
Creating an innovative business climate can have a large impact on an economy.
Published on May 31, 2018
I-69 Thumb region partners with MSU Extension a second time for another round of tourism assessments of communities conducted through the eyes of first-time visitors.
Published on May 2, 2018
What do shipwrecks, wetlands, fisheries, research and birds all have in common? Those are just some of the topics featured on board these fun, interesting, and educational boat trips.
Published on May 1, 2018
Communities drawing more visitors with specialty nature-based attractions.
Published on May 15, 2018
In a society where the majority of the population is disconnected from agriculture, opening the doors of your farm to the public can have a big impact on their lives, and ultimately on the dairy industry.