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  • Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program

    Location:

    Applicants attend classes in their county.

    Description:

    The Michigan Master Gardener Program is a horticulture education and volunteer leader training program offered by MSU Extension. It provides home gardening information to Michigan citizens through a network of trained volunteers. An interest in plants, a personal commitment to volunteerism, and an enthusiasm for sharing knowledge with others are the only prerequisites. Applicants attend classes in their county, learning basic horticultural principles and environmentally sound gardening practices. They then provide volunteer leadership and service to their community through a variety of gardening-related activities. The program objectives are to provide instruction in basic horticultural science to motivated active gardeners and to provide MSU Extension with trained volunteers who will provide timely, accurate information to the public in the rapidly expanding area of home horticulture.

  • Michigan Seafood Summit (May 2017)

    Dates:

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    Location:

    • Conference: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
    • Banquet: The Atheneum, 1000 Brush St., Detroit, MI 48226

    Description:

    The Michigan Seafood Summit highlights aquaculture, commercial fisheries, and local seafood. The 2017 event will be held in conjunction with 60th Annual Conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR). It will consist of two main sessions and a special Michigan seafood dinner prepared by acclaimed chefs from The Atheneum.

  • MSU Science Festival (April 2017)

    Dates:

    April 7 - 23, 2017

    Location:

    Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.

    Description:

    The MSU Science Festival is an exploration of the science that touches our everyday lives. There are hands-on activities for the whole family, plus demonstrations, discussions, lectures, and tours on topics from astronomy to music to zoology.  MSU researchers and their students share the wonder of science in over 100 diverse offerings for young and old to engage, explore, and inspire.  Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.

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