Number of Programs: 2
May 13 - 14, 2019 and September 26 - 27, 2019.
- May 13 - 14, 2019: Huron River Watershed Water School, NEW Center, 1100 N. Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
- September 26 - 27, 2019: Rouge River Watershed Water School, Northville Township Hall, 44405 6 Mile Road, Northville, MI 48168
MSU Extension Water School is a policy-neutral, fact-based program. The objective of this two-day program is to provide local decision-makers, appointed and elected officials, and municipal staff with critical, relevant information needed to understand Michigan’s water resources, including the fundamentals of water science, in order to support sound water management decisions and increase awareness of current and future local and state water issues. This workshop will investigate:
- Factors that impact Michigan water
- The Blue Economy
- Fiscal benefits of water management
- Incorporating water into local planning and placemaking
- Risk assessment approaches
- Resources to help address water problems
- Water policy at the federal, tribal, state, and local levels
28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI, 48377. (Northwest corner of Twelve Mile and Meadowbrook Roads in Novi, MI.)
The MSUE - Tollgate Education Conference Center functions as a full service meeting facility ideal for the business and educational community. Situated on a beautiful 160 acre farm, the gardens and pastures at Tollgate provide a natural and peaceful setting for business meetings, receptions, retreats, conferences, workshops and educational classes. The Center includes the Tollgate Conference room which accommodates up to 140 people; the Activity Center, a more casual setting accommodates up to 60 people; the Americana Boardroom, an executive-style formal meeting room for 12 or less; and the Bassett Boardroom for 10 people. Tollgate’s main site feature is the historic Tollgate Barn which is available for rental for various functions offering it’s unique charm and atmosphere.
Tollgate offers a complete range of support services to make every event a success:
Our caterers provide an excellent variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners or outdoor barbecues to suit your budget and tastes.
All meeting rooms have wireless internet and a complete inventory of audiovisual and communication equipment.
Overnight accommodations are available at several hotels located within one mile of Tollgate.
Conveniently located at the northwest corner of 12 Mile and Meadowbrook Roads in Novi, Michigan near several major freeways: I-275, I-96 and I-696, and within an hour’s drive from Metropolitan Airport, Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor and Lansing.