Name of Class: Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan Wetlands
Dates: September 19-20, 2018
Location: Washtenaw County, MI
Time(s): 8:00am to 5:00pm
Instructor: Tony Reznicek, Ph.D, University of Michigan Herbarium
Cost: $200 (MWA members), $250 (non-members)
Accommodations: Attendees are responsible for their own meals and accommodations; packing a lunch each day is recommended
Course Materials: Attendees should bring a write-in-the-rain notebook, hand lens, writing utensil and plant ID book(s) containing asters and goldenrods
Class Description: Two (2) day field class covering aster and goldenrod species found within wetland and transitional habitats. Participants will learn primarily through in-depth field instruction and some classroom instruction how to identify these tricky herbaceous groups using a variety of characteristics including leaves, flowers and stems. The class will visit diverse field sites in Washtenaw County in order to identify both commonly observed and less commonly observed species within these groups. This is a field course, participants should be prepared for varying field and weather conditions (rain gear, sunscreen, bug spray, etc.).
Class Cancellation Notification: Five (5) days prior to the start of class, participants will be notified of a cancellation. The MWA Treasurer will refund 100% of the fee received to participants.
Cancellation Policy for Attendees:
- Any attendee can transfer, at any time, their spot in the class to another person with no financial penalty
- Cancellation prior to 14 days of the class is eligible for 100% refund of class fees
- Cancellation from 1-13 days of the class is eligible for 50% refund of class fees
- Cancellation within less than 1 day of start of the class (including during the class) is not eligible for any refund (0%), however the spot can be transferred to any other person.