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  • Lakes, Streams & Watersheds

    MSU Extension teams with local, state, regional and federal agencies and stakeholder organizations to protect and promote the sustainable use of the state’s distinctive aquatic resources.


  • 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.

  • Oct 8

    Free online Michigan Water School webinar series

    October 8, 2020 3:00PM – 5:00PM

    Understanding the state’s water resources is important for elected and appointed officials and their staff when making sound water management decisions.

  • Sep 25

    Free paddling workshop in Ottawa County on Sept. 25

    September 25, 2021 10:00AM – 1:00PM

    Participants in the free in-person workshops will explore a river system in search of aquatic invasive species with assistance from MI Sea Grant and staff from the local Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA).

  • Oct 9

    Free paddling workshop in Lansing on Oct. 9

    October 9, 2021 10:00AM – 1:00PM

    Participants in the free in-person workshops will explore a river system in search of aquatic invasive species with assistance from MI Sea Grant and staff from the local Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA).

  • Sep 8

    Virtual Michigan Conservation Stewards Program Fall 2021

    September 8, 2021 – November 10, 2021 Virtual

    This program is designed for those interested in science-based ecosystem management principles & sharing this knowledge with others.

  • May 25

    Michigan River Steelhead Project Meeting Series

    May 25, 2022 7:00PM – 8:30PM

    Season Wrap-up Meeting Wednesday, May 25, 2022 7-8:30 p.m. ET via Zoom

  • Dec 15

    Michigan River Steelhead Project Meeting Series

    December 15, 2021 7:00PM – 8:30PM

    Winter Meeting Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7-8:30 p.m. ET via Zoom

  • Sep 29

    Michigan River Steelhead Project Meeting Series

    September 29, 2021 7:00PM – 8:30PM

    2021 Kickoff Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 7-8:30 p.m. ET via Zoom

  • Oct 3

    Free paddling workshop on the Detroit River

    October 3, 2021

    Join us on October 3 for a 2-hour paddle on The Detroit River looking for AIS. Kayaks and gear provided.

  • Nov 17

    2021 MiCorps Annual Volunteer Monitoring Conference

    November 17, 2021 9:00AM – 4:00PM Zoom

    The Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) annual volunteer lake and stream monitoring conference provides an excellent opportunity to stay up to date on monitoring methods and to meet and interact with other volunteer monitors.

  • Fighting Infectious Diseases: Small Organisms, Epic Possibilities

    Published on February 4, 2021

    Researcher Eric Benbow studies insects in lakes, ponds and streams to understand their impact on pathogens that can emerge and spread disease to humans and wildlife.

  • Session 2: Michigan Water School Webinar Series - Water Quality

    Published on December 3, 2020

    Session 2: Water Quality. MSU Extension Water School provides local decision-makers, appointed and elected officials, and municipal staff with critical, relevant information needed to understand Michigan’s water resources, including the fundamentals of water science, in order to support sound water management decisions and increase awareness of current and future local and state water issues.

  • Virtual Shiver on the River 2021

    Published on May 28, 2021

    Michigan Sea Grant educator Mary Bohling guides us through stops along Belle Isle to learn more about what the island has to offer.

  • Homes at Home Session 13: Cruise the Great Lakes

    Published on May 3, 2020

    Michigan Sea Grant educators will answer some of the many questions we received during our series - some were stumpers: do fish sleep? And others we just didn’t get time to answer before. Watch and learn lots of different fun facts about the Great Lakes!

  • Homes at Home Session 11: Misunderstood Mudpuppies

    Published on April 25, 2020

    In this episode, Michigan Sea Grant educators Mary Bohling and Elliot Nelson explain how important mudpuppies are in our environment.

  • Homes at Home Session 12: Turtles

    Published on April 30, 2020

    Michigan Sea Grant educators Mary Bohling and Elliot Nelson help us learn all about the turtles of the Great Lakes. -- And Elliot even sings a special song!

  • Homes at Home Session 10: Great Lakes Invaders

    Published on April 22, 2020

    Michigan Sea Grant educator Meaghan Gass teaches us about different species that have “invaded” the Great Lakes! Learn about sea lamprey, quagga and zebra mussels and more, and how YOU can help to keep more invaders from getting into our lakes.

  • Homes at Home Session 9: Bioblitz

    Published on April 19, 2020

    In this episode, our friend from Minnesota Sea Grant, Marte Kitson, teaches us about biodiversity and the Great Lakes Bioblitz! The Bioblitz takes place in all the Great Lakes states and starts on Earth Day, April 22 and lasts for 4 weeks - you can be a part of this important citizen science project -- learn how in today’s session! Our challenge this week is to practice observing nature in your own backyard!

  • Homes at Home Session 6: Lake Sturgeon

    Published on April 10, 2020

    Michigan Sea Grant Extension Educator Elliot Nelson talks about the Great Lakes, and that giant of all Great Lakes fish - the lake sturgeon!

  • Homes at Home Session 7: Frogs and Toads

    Published on April 12, 2020

    Michigan Sea Grant Extension Educators Elliot Nelson and Mary Bohling talk about the Great Lakes frogs and toads! Our challenge today is to create an awesome toad house for your own backyard!