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  • Community

    Successful and thriving communities combine knowledgeable and engaged legislators, businesses, community groups and residents. By connecting these groups with the most trusted tools, MSU Extension helps enhance the quality of life in Michigan.

  • Jul 29

    Every Penny Counts: Savings Strategies Webinar July 29, 2021

    July 29, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM Zoom Webinar

    This one-hour webinar will discuss where to find the money to save and ten strategies to make savings happen.

  • Jul 14

    Why do Public Participation? The Importance of Actively Engaging the Public Webinar

    July 14, 2020 10:00AM – 11:30AM EST Zoom

    MSU Extension and the National Charrette Institute are co-hosting a series of Power of Participation webinars in July 2020 focusing on a specific topic for each webinar.

  • Jun 3

    MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Stewards Virtual Series 2021

    June 3, 2021 4:00PM – 5:00PM Online

    MSU Tollgate Farm is offering a youth-led virtual series for past, present, and future stewards and stewards-in-training.

  • Jun 7

    Cultivating Local Farm Economies Webinar Series: Part 1 Introduction to Agritourism and Local Planning and Zoning

    June 7, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM

    MSU Extension is pleased to present a new webinar series focused on education around local planning and zoning, the Michigan Right to Farm Act and emerging Agritourism strategies. Part 1 will focus on an introduction to Agritourism and Planning and Zoning.

  • Apr 20

    CANCELED: Tourism in District 6

    April 20, 2020 3:00PM – 5:00PM Outdoor Education Center at the Harrison Campus of Mid-Michigan College 1375 S. Clare Ave. Harrison, MI 48625

    Program will share tourism data on visitor spending on lodging, food and beverage, and transportation. It will also examples of tourism programs available to MI communities.

  • Jul 29

    Planning Effective Online Meetings Webinar

    July 29, 2020 11:30AM – 12:30PM EST Zoom

    MSU Extension and the National Charrette Institute are co-hosting a series of three Effective Online Meetings webinars focusing on a specific topic for each event.

  • Apr 2

    CANCELED-Guiding Principles for Highly Successful Parenting - April

    April 2, 2020 – April 30, 2020 Zion Lutheran Church 350 Pearl St. Cadillac, MI 49601 MSU Extension Conference Room 320

    Guiding Principles for High Successful Parenting is a five part parenting series for parents and other caregivers.

  • Nov 10

    Cooking for Crowds Online Training - November 10, 2021

    November 10, 2021 5:30PM – 8:30PM Zoom Webinar

    Cooking for Crowds is designed for volunteers and groups who offer food fundraisers and food events such as dinners and bake sales.

  • Jul 20

    Cooking for Crowds Online Training - July 20, 2021

    July 20, 2021 2:00PM – 5:00PM EST Zoom Webinar

    Cooking for Crowds is designed for volunteers and groups who offer food fundraisers and food events such as dinners and bake sales.

  • Successes in MSU Extension Tourism Programming – Destination Downriver

    Published on June 16, 2021

    This interview recognizes MSU Extension’s 2018 signature tourism program, Understanding Tourism for MI Communities, in 2021 as catalyst needed to launch coalition of 18 communities in Southern Wayne County branding themselves as Destination Downriver.

  • LA Alumni Lecture: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Pandemic Public Space Design and Planning

    Published on March 4, 2021

    The Michigan State University Landscape Architecture Program hosted alumnus Ernest C. Wong, PLA, FASLA, APA, founding principal and president of Site Design Group, LTD., for a lecture on "Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Pandemic Public Space Design and Planning."

  • Elections and COVID-19

    Published on June 17, 2020

    Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum presents on how her office is preparing for the August and November elections and answer questions about how other local governments can be adequately prepared to conduct elections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Real Colors Personality Instrument

    A user-friendly, practical way for participants to better understand their own personalities and the most important traits. Participants learn skills that allow them to better communicate their thoughts and ideas to clients, friends and family.

  • New Commissioner School

    Teaches county commissioner roles and responsibilities and the structure of county government; Explore the basics of county finance; Learn best practices for leading and participating in public meetings; Network with other elected officials.

  • Communicating Through Conflict

    Communicating through Conflict workshops provide participants with tools and techniques to handle heated situations and interpersonal conflict more effectively.

  • Michigan FoodCorps

    Making schools healthier places for kids to eat, learn and grow.

  • First Impressions: Assessing Your Community for Tourism

    A comprehensive community assessment conducted by unannounced visitors in a host community Overall, FIT helps communities learn about their strengths and weaknesses through the eyes of first-time visitors.

  • Public Policy

    Through education of newly elected and incumbent officials, MSU Extension helps Michigan’s 1,858 municipalities, 14 multi-county regions, 12 federally recognized tribal nations and state agencies with information that informs public policy decision-making.

  • Farm & Farmers Markets

    MSU Extension assists farms and farmers markets’ efforts by bringing together partners, identifying successful market models, establishing rules and regulations, identifying and training managers and helping recruit vendors.

  • MSU Extension Citizen Planner Program

    Land use education and training to locally appointed and elected planning officials throughout Michigan. Teaches the fundamentals on roles, responsibilities and best practices for planning and zoning in Michigan.