Welcome to MSU Extension-Oakland County

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.

May 5 ballot proposal on transportation funding
The May 5 ballot proposal would amend the state constitution and trigger a number of state statutes impacting transportation funding, school funding and local government revenue sharing. More

Can anti-inflammatory foods help arthritis?
A number of studies show that certain foods might help reduce inflammation associated with arthritis and other chronic conditions.  More

May tip:  Garlic Mustard
Garlic mustard may be Michigan’s worst woodland weedIt is extremely invasive and can rapidly invade woodland habitats and spread to the home landscape choking out other plants.  Be on the lookout for this pest and be ready to implement all available control measures.   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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Summer Outreach Programs


Every year Oakland County MSU Extension 4-H Youth Development offers special introductory educational programs to bring a sense of adventure and fun to help enrich summer youth activities.  Three new summer outreach programs will be offered for area libraries, community centers, and youth groups to book. Sessions are available Mondays and Tuesdays starting June 1st through September 1st. Programs to choose from:
Super Hero Science (ages 5-11)
Super Animal Adaptation (ages 5-11)
Animation Unmasked (ages 12-19)
Programs are interactive and include hands-on activities.  See brochure for costs and details.  To book your session, contact Margi Stockert at 248-858-0889. For questions about program content, contact Mary Blumka at 248-858-0890.