Michigan Conservation Stewards Program

CSP is an education/volunteerism program for adults interested in current conservation and natural resource management issues, outdoor recreation, nature study, invasive species management, etc. Participants receive 40 hours of foundational training in conservation, ecology, natural resource management as well as terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems both in the classroom and in the field. Instructors include MSU faculty, MSU Extension members, and staff from MNFI and the Michigan Departments of Environmental Quality and Natural Resources, as well as other Michigan conservation groups.

CSP members are required to provide 40 hours of annual volunteer service. For more information as well as upcoming trainings, visit the Conservation Stewards Program web page.

For additional information, please contact:
Phyllis Higman, MNFI Senior Conservation Specialist at higman@msu.edu or 517-284-6190
or Ashley Adkins, MNFI Administrative Assistant at hurdahl@msu.edu or 517-283-6200