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1200 N. Telegraph Road
Building 26 East, 2nd floor
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone:   248-858-0880
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Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.

Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

Welcome to MSU Extension - Oakland

MSU Extension is a statewide network that serves all Michigan counties.  Extension is charged with understanding the issues and opportunities of each county and its unique communities.  We work in partnership with other local organizations and agencies to plan and implement research-based educational programming that addresses the issues and challenges and takes advantage of the opportunities.  Please explore our web site and let us know your suggestions and how we can assist you!


News for Oakland County Residents

Oakland County offers free email subscription notifications so you'll be the first to hear about new MSU Extension workshops, services and newsletters.  Learn more.

Changes coming to Michigan's car seat laws
A new bill might change the way you install your child's car seat.  Read more

Creative gift ideas
Individual kits make gifts special.  Read more

Need a few more pesticide recertification credits before year's end?
IPM webinars are now available!  MSU Extension is offering IPM Academy Online, a series of online prerecorded webinars.  No registration or fees required.  Read more

Be wise this holiday shopping season
Do your part to help the economy without creating a money problem for yourself.  Read more

Protect your trees and shrubs from windburn.
Smart winter protection for trees and shrubs

Protect your landscape plants from Old Man Winter by following these tips.  Read more

Spotlight On ...

Spotlight On ...


Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 80 major watersheds, all of which are under constant pressure from a variety of complex human uses.  Faced with a monumental task, local communities may struggle to protect and manage these resources effectively.
Managers, decision makers, homeowners and other interested residents can learn about lake management issues and their implications by attending the Lake and Stream Leaders Institute. Applications are now being accepted, and deadline to submit is March 30, 2015.  Read more