Michigan Natural Shoreline Educator Training (April 2017)

Description:

The objectives of the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership are to: Train contractors and landscape professionals about shoreline technologies and bio-engineered erosion control; Educate property owners about natural shorelines and technologies that benefit lake ecosystems; Research, demonstrate, and develop natural shoreline technologies that benefit lake ecosystems; Encourage local and state policies that promote natural shoreline management.

In this training, participants will learn about the benefits of natural shoreline landscaping, bioengineering and erosion control on inland lakes.

Dates:

April 11, 2017.  8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Audience:

Contractors, landscape professionals, property owners, and local and state policy makers.

Partners:

The MNSP partnership includes a number of state agencies, private firms, conservation associations, and several units from MSU: Department of Horticulture, MSU Extension, and MSU Institute of Agricultural Technology.

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