Introduction to Lakes Online Course

Learn about Michigan’s lakes online from MSU Extension

The Michigan State University Extension Introduction to Lakes course is being offered online January 2018 and registration is now open! This popular six-week course is offered in a convenient self-paced online format and is designed for anyone interested in lakes, including lakefront property owners, lake users, local government officials, lake managers and educators.

The online format allows you, from the comfort of your home or office, to have week-by-week, 24/7 access to six online units -- complete with video lectures, activities, resources, discussion forums, quizzes, and Ask-an-Expert webinar sessions with Michigan State University Extension. Through this convenient format you can increase your knowledge and understanding of lake ecology, lake and their watersheds, shorelines, Michigan water law, aquatic plant management, and citizen involvement. The course schedule allows for regular online communication with classmates and course instructors.

The 2018 course runs January 23 - March 9. Ask-an-Expert webinars are scheduled from 12 to 1 p.m. February 7, February 21, and March 7, 2018. The cost of the course is $115 per person. Register by December 22, 2017 for an early bird discounted price of $95 per person. Registration ends January 16, 2018.

To register, visit the MSU Extension Introduction to Lakes webpage.

Fourteen Michigan Department of Rural Development Pesticide Applicator Recertification credits, 14 Michigan Department of Education State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECH), and 6 Master Citizen Planner Education Credits are available for this course.

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http://msue.anr.msu.edu/program/info/introduction_to_lakes_online
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:15pm to Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
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Fee Required - See Website
Event Contact Name: 
Bindu Bhakta
Event Contact Email: 
bhaktabi@anr.msu.edu
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