Published on October 27, 2023
The Introduction to Lakes Online course equips residents, decision-makers and local leaders to address management concerns by increasing lake literacy and creating peer and resource connections.
Published on August 24, 2023
This bulletin briefly describes the history, need, types and extent of Michigan drainage as well as the pros and cons, and environmental impact related to drainage.
Published on July 24, 2023
The benefits of Michigan State University Extension’s water quality efforts go beyond the state’s borders by helping to maintain the integrity of the Great Lakes.
Published on June 1, 2023
Participate in the Michigan Conservation Stewards Program (CSP) and explore the foundations of conservation in Michigan and its diverse terrestrial, wetland and aquatic ecosystems.
Identifying and managing invasive Eurasian and hybrid watermilfoils in Michigan lakes: A response to differential sensitivity to herbicides
Published on December 19, 2022
Knowledge of what strain(s) of watermilfoil are present in a lake is very important when developing a management plan that includes control with herbicides.
Published on May 11, 2022
The ability to combine scientific expertise, research capabilities and practical experience allows educators and scientists to work together and generate advancements in food, health and the environment, creating impactful data for Michigan communities.
Published on March 18, 2022
Information about lead found in soils, vegetables, water and crops. Learn what is safe and resources available to you.
Published on January 13, 2021
Frogs and toads are great companions for your yard and garden. They eat pests like beetles, cutworms and slugs and are an important food source for a variety of other animals including herons, mink, foxes and fish.
Published on November 24, 2020
Plants that grow in, along, and just outside water play an important role in protecting water quality and providing habitat for many water loving critters.
Published on November 10, 2020
No matter where you live, stormwater is everyone’s problem.