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  • Forestry

    Michigan is home to 20 million acres of forestland, supporting more than 125,000 jobs and contributing more than $17 billion to Michigan’s economy. MSU Extension’s forestry programs help landowners become effective stewards of our forests.


  • Conflict, Collaboration & Consensus in Natural Resource Issues

    Conflict, Collaboration & Consensus in Natural Resource Issues is a course offered by Michigan State University Extension designed to help natural resource professionals gain confidence and competence in helping groups and communities productively address contentious natural resource issues.

  • Michigan Master Naturalist Course

    The MSU Extension Michigan Master Naturalist Program is available to all persons interested in understanding and conserving the native ecology of the state beginning in their own backyards. Local programs are coordinated by local partner groups throughout the state. The course is delivered in monthly sessions over a period of six months.

  • May 8

    MSU Extension Michigan Master Naturalist Rouge River Region

    May 8, 2021 – October 17, 2021 Dearborn

    Michigan Master Naturalist is a multi-session training program to anyone interested in a greater understanding of Michigan's natural environments and conservation.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Dean Reid Regeneration

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Dean Reid, a consulting forester, discusses forest regeneration.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Nia Becker

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Nia Becker, Conservation District Forester, discusses regeneration of aspen in Michigan's forests.

  • Midwest Christmas Tree Production for the Beginner

    Jesse Randall with MSU Forestry discusses beginner Christmas tree production at the 2020 fruit and vegetable meetings held in Ankeny Iowa.

  • Restoring native oak trees

    MacReady Reserve is a demonstration forest that houses an educational trail system where visitors can observe ongoing research and enjoy the environment.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Dean Reid Select Cutting

    Dean Reid, a consulting forester, discusses northern hardwoods in Michigan's forests.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day

    Published on November 11, 2020

    Forest sustainability is discussed in this virtual field day webinar.

  • Exploring hybrid-plant energy sources

    Michigan State University researchers are evaluating hybrid poplar trees as a potential woody fuel source for use in short-rotation energy plantations. The poplars can be burned for energy or converted into ethanol.

  • MSU Sustainable Forest Virtual Field Day: Bill Botti

    Published on October 15, 2020

    Bill Botti, former Executive Director of Michigan Forest Association discusses the history of MFA forests and their connection to Michigan State University.

  • MSU FBIC Spring 2019

    Published on May 10, 2019

    A quick overview of MSU's Forest Biomass Innovation Center after one of the hardest winters ever! We regroup, plan, and recover. We are Spartans!

  • Agroforestry: Silvo-pasture Options

    Published on February 26, 2020

    MSU Extension offers participants the opportunity to learn and understand various options of silvo-pasture options.

  • Managing Your Farm Woodlot

    Published on February 13, 2018

    Getting started with managing your farm woodlot.

  • Maple Syrup Production Webinar

    Published on March 1, 2017

    Getting started with maple syrup.

  • Natural Resource Enterprises

    MSU Extension provides a clearinghouse of news, publications, online resources and program events relevant to Michigan’s abundant natural resource base.

  • Michigan Wood Energy

    The Michigan Wood Energy Team promotes analysis, dialog, understanding, and deployment of wood energy systems in Michigan. Email questions or comments to miwoodenergy@anr.msu.edu.

  • Michigan Master Naturalist

    Become a Michigan Master Naturalist and help protect Michigan’s wildlife heritage.

  • Eyes on the Forest

    Linking research, outreach and communication activities to create a network of volunteer “citizen scientists” who select and monitor healthy trees, across the state, and help identify future outbreaks of invasive pests.

  • Forestry (B.S.)

    The Forestry program prepares students to address pressing natural resource, environmental and energy issues through coursework in the biological and social sciences.