Programs

  • 4-H Great Lakes & Natural Resources Camp

    Campers explore dunes, hike forest trails, wade through wetlands, fish, snorkel and sail on Lake Huron while educators and scientists teach them about the Great Lakes ecosystem.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Drought Resources

    The MSU Extension drought resources page provides timely information to agricultural producers as weather conditions impact their operation.

  • Great Lakes Education Program

    Fourth-grade students are introduced to the unique features of the Great Lakes through a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience. As a result, students understand their role in protecting vital freshwater resources.

  • 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.

  • Michigan Lake & Stream Leaders Institute

    An intensive, multi-session statewide leadership development program, held biennially. Participants develop their technical and people skills in an atmosphere of openness, trust, friendship and camaraderie.

  • Michigan Sea Grant

    Michigan Sea Grant helps to foster economic growth and protect Michigan’s coastal, Great Lakes resources through education, research and outreach.

  • Summer Discovery Cruises

    Set sail to learn about the lakes.

  • 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.