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SEPTIC SYSTEM & WELL USE AND

MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

6:30 to 8:30 pm

Harrison Township Offices

3151 L'Anse Creuse St., Harrison Twp

A faulty well or septic system can harm a family's health as well as threaten pets and wildlife, contaminate surface and groundwater and lower property values. This workshop will cover well construction and maintenance, water conservation, how a septic system functions, septic system maintenance, how to detect septic failure.  Participants will receive handouts on these topics.

Workshop is FREE but preregistration is recommended due to limited seating.

To register, go to events.anr.msu.edu or call 586-469-6440.

 


 

HOMEOWNERSHIP SEMINAR

 

Wednesday, October 15 & 22, 2014

1:00  pm - 4:00  pm

Warren City Hall

1 City Square

Warren MI 48093

Workshop is FREE but you must register by calling 586-469-7614.

 


 

MASTER COMPOSTER COURSE

Thursdays, October 2 - November 6, 2014

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

 

Macomb MSU Extension Office

21885 Dunham Road

VerKuilen Building - Entrance E

Clinton Townhip  48036

 

Course is $45 and you can register by calling 586-469-6440.

 


Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities

Statewide Conference

October 8-9, 2014

East Tawas, MI

 

Join other like-minded communities as we learn programs and resources, share best practices and ideas, empower ourselves and others to assist entrepreneurs grow our local communities at the annual Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) Conference.  For more detailed information click here.

 


MICHIGAN FRESH   What's the best way to cook those vegetables you bought last week at the farmers market?  How do you select annuals that will make your yard pop with color?  Learn about the best that the Great Lakes State has to offer when it comes to things that grow with help from the MSU Extension's Michigan Fresh program. 

 


 

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Food Safety    

Cottage Food Law Certificate Available Online

The 2013 on-line cottage food law training and evaluation has been updated and can be found  at: http://msue.anr.msu.edu/programs/cottage_foods_law  People completing the program will receive a certificate for their farmer's market booth.  For more information contact MSUE Educator Eileen Haraminac at haramin2@anr.msu.edu or 313-567-9701 ext. 104.


Emotional Health

New workshop module for RELAX Alternatives to Anger targets Parents and Caregivers

 

A one-time workshop for parents and caregivers of children has been added to the MSUE RELAX Alternatives to Anger program. The workshop explores the five RELAX concepts with adults who live and work with children who are in the process of developing the social emotional skills needed to deal with stress, anger and strong emotion. A strong literacy component assists participants in exploring unique ways they can address anger and strong emotion with children in their care. The workshop can range from 1½ - 4hours depending on the audience.   For more information or to schedule this workshop, or other MSUE RELAX trainings, contact MSUE Educator Lisa Tams at tams@anr.msu.edu or 734-727-7236, or to register for a currently scheduled class, call 586-469-6440.

 


 

Environmental ServicesENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: Includes information and classes on horticulture, agriculture, the Master Gardener program, environmental stewardship, public policy and the great lakes. Program areas include Horticulture/Agriculture, Natural Resources & Public Policy and Michigan Sea Grant.Click here for more information.

 


 

Health ServicesNUTRITION EDUCATION AND SERVICES: Our programs are FREE and based on income. Topics covered:  Choose My Plate, Label Reading, Heart Health, and Food Safety. Nutrition Services programs provide information and classes to educate the public on the importance of a healthy diet, proper eating habits and safe food preparation. This includes the Expanded Food & Nutrition Program and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Click here for more information.

 


HOME FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE:  The foreclosure process begins after three home payments in a row are missed.  If you have missed a home payment or think you might soon, learn about your options from an unbiased source.  You may be able to save your house or manage the foreclosure so that starting over is less difficult.Click here for more information.

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Michigan State University Extension (MSUE) helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities.

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