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  • Water Quality

    MSU Extension works with community leaders to create water-protection strategies, landowners and industry to reduce risks of water pollution, and state agencies to develop water quality information systems.


  • Lessons Learned from Lake Erie

    Published on March 17, 2020
    Series 2 Episode 5: MSU Extension Educators Monica Jean and Sarah Fronzack sit down with Sarah Noggle, OSU Extension Educator, to discuss water quality issues and what Michigan Farmers can learn from Ohio.

  • 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.

  • Mar 8

    2022 Drainage Design Workshop

    March 8, 2022 – March 10, 2022 Check-in starts at 8:00 AM Farrall Agricultural Engineering Hall Room 106, 524 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    The 2022 Michigan Drainage Design Workshop will be held on March 8-10, 2022, in partnership with Michigan Land Improvement Contractors Association. Learn about drainage design. Gain hands-on experience with drainage design software.

  • 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.

  • Jan 25

    Introduction to Lakes Online Course

    January 25, 2022 – March 16, 2023 Online

    Introduction to Lakes Online is a six-week course designed for lake users, property owners, lake managers, and anyone interested in learning about lakes. Topics include lake ecology, watersheds, shorelines, aquatic plants, law, and community engagement.

  • 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.

  • Draining Wet Spots in the Field or Draining the Entire Field

    Published on February 18, 2021

    MI Ag Ideas to Grow With 2021 - Irrigation Session: Join this presentation to learn more about how to decide if you want to drain part of the field or the entire field. See a demonstration of the Drain Spacing Tool, which estimates the optimum drain spacing that maximizes profit. Learn about blind inlets that drain small depressional areas of the field.

  • Session 1: Water School Webinar Series - Water Quantity

    Published on October 9, 2020

    Session 1: Water Quantity. 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.

  • Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Drainage Design Considerations

    Published on July 9, 2020

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 9, 2020, focuses on drainage design considerations, presented by Ehsan Ghane, MSU agricultural drainage specialist. Following Ghane’s presentation, MSU specialists give updates on insect pests and diseases and current conditions.

  • Video: Groundwater Model

    Published on February 1, 2021

    Explanation of how groundwater and surface water interact with presenter Bindu Bhakta, Sustainable Natural Resource Management Extension educator

  • Does Drainage Pay?

    Published on June 14, 2018

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for June 14, 2018, focused on drainage, presented by Dr. Ehsan Ghane, MSU assistant professor and Extension specialist.

  • Field Crops Virtual Breakfast: Drainage Design Considerations

    Published on July 9, 2020

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 9, 2020, focuses on drainage design considerations, presented by Ehsan Ghane, MSU agricultural drainage specialist. Following Ghane’s presentation, MSU specialists give updates on insect pests and diseases and current conditions.

  • Session 3: Michigan Water School Webinar Series - Water Economics, Finance, and Planning

    Published on January 4, 2021

    Session 3: Water Economics, Finance, and Planning. 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.

  • Session 4: Michigan Water School Webinar Series - Water Policy

    Published on January 5, 2021

    Session 4: Water Policy. 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.

  • Drainage Design Considerations

    Published on July 9, 2020

    The MSU Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly discussion for July 9, 2020, focuses on drainage design considerations, presented by Ehsan Ghane, MSU agricultural drainage specialist. Following Ghane’s presentation, MSU specialists give updates on insect pests and diseases and current conditions.

  • Conservation Stewards Program

    An educational program designed for those interested in science-based ecosystem management principles and sharing this knowledge with others to help restore and conserve ecosystems throughout Michigan communities.

  • Water School

    Michigan Water School is a program to help elected and appointed officials increase their knowledge about water management and gain access to tools and resources to help impact their local economy.

  • Clean Boats Clean Waters

    Clean Boats, Clean Waters reminds boaters to clean, drain and dry their equipment to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.

  • Introduction to Lakes Online

    A six-week online course offered yearly designed for those interested in learning about inland lakes. Participants learn and explore lake ecology, watersheds, natural shorelines, water law, aquatic plants, and citizen involvement.

  • Great Lakes Education Program

    Great Lakes Education Program