Registration is open for the Michigan Conservation Stewards Program!
The Michigan Conservation Stewards Program is a leadership training program in which volunteers gain the expertise necessary to help restore and sustain healthy ecosystems throughout Michigan.
Field-based, classroom, and online sessions offer hands on learning opportunities focused on ecological foundations, natural resources decision-making, forests, grasslands, wetlands, lakes, and streams.
Professional level instruction is provided on how to make land management choices our local lands by Michigan State University Extension (MSUE), Michigan Natural Features Inventory, and Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
Program Details: The Kalamazoo Program will be held concurrently with Oakland and St. Clair Counties. For further information: website:www.msue.msu.edu/csp
Kalamazoo program registration link: https://events.anr.msu.edu/cspkzoo2018/
2018 Kalamazoo Schedule:
7 evening sessions, Mondays, 6 pm - 9 pm:
2 field sessions, Saturdays, 9 am -4 pm:
Monday September 10: Orientation/Natural Heritage
Monday, September 17: Ecology 101
Saturday, September 22: Terrestrial /Forestry Field Day
Monday, September 24: Forest & Forest Ecosystems
Monday, October 1: Terrestrial Ecosystems – Grasslands
Monday, October 8: Aquatic Ecosystems - Streams& Wetlands
Saturday, October 13: Aquatic Field Day
Monday, October 15: Invasive Species & Climate Change
Monday, October 22: Capstone Project Presentations/Graduation
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