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.
Published on February 1, 2018
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 May 31, 2016
This report reviews basic standards for establishing and maintaining greenbelts, explains how greenbelts work to protect water quality, and recommended ground covers, shrubs, and trees are best in a greenbelt.
Published on November 10, 2015
Imagine flying over the shoreline of western Lake Erie and seeing a mile-wide swath of grasses and bulrushes rippling in the winds. As the plane passes, thousands of waterfowl rise and take flight to a distant edge of the marsh.
Considering Aquatic Ecosystems: The Basis for Michigan's New Water Withdrawal Assessment Proc.(WQ60)
Published on November 9, 2015
In 2008, the Michigan Legislature enacted historic new laws to manage large quantity water withdrawals using hydrologic and ecological sciences as the framework for policy development.
Published on October 20, 2015
Maintaining accurate information about the amount of water used in Michigan and the purposes of its use is important for effective water resource management.
Published on July 29, 2015
The severity of the western Lake Erie cyanobacterial harmful algal bloom (HAB) is dependent on phosphorus inputs from March 1- July 31, called the loading season.