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MSU Extension-Oakland
1200 N. Telegraph Road
Building 26 East, 2nd floor
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone:   248-858-0880
Fax:       248-858-1477
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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!

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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.

Introduction to Lakes
The only prerequisite required is a passion for Michigan's 11,000 inland lakes! Explore the many dimensions of inland lakes—including riparian rights, shorelines, ecology, aquatic plants, and citizen involvement. Find out more about this 6-week online course. Introduction to Lakes begins Oct. 4. 
Enrollment period ends September 23, 2016

Tips to understanding your credit report
Read these tips to understanding your credit report and how it could save you money and help prevent identity theft.  More

Identifying poison ivy isn’t always easy to do!
Poison ivy is a plant you should learn to identify so that you can avoid it. People vary in their sensitivity to poison ivy, but may become more sensitive after repeated exposure to it. Poison ivy flowers in spring and produces dense clusters of white berries that ripen from late summer through fall and persist through the winter. Poison ivy can take the form of an erect shrub or climbing vine or grow in large colonies along the ground.  More

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Michigan State University 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.

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Food Preservation Correspondence Course

 
A seven lesson course for anyone wishing to learn canning, freezing, or drying tech​niques using up-to-date information and methods so the food preserved is safe to eat. The cost of the seven lessons is $10.00 which covers all lessons sent through e-mail or $20.00 for lessons sent through the US Postal Service.
 
Register and pay online at: https://payments.g2gcloud.com/MSUE/. To enroll by mail, please complete and return the registration form with a check made out to MSU Extension – Oakland County.

Contact:
Robin Danto at 248-858-0904 with questions.