Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan Wetlands (September 14-15, 2022)

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This is a 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 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.
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Name of Class: Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan Wetlands

Dates: September 14-15, 2022

Location: Park Lyndon, Washtenaw County, Michigan

Time(s): 9:00am to 4:30pm

Instructors: Dr. Anton Reznicek

Cost: $200 (MWA members), $250 (non-members)

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Class Description: This is a 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 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.

Course Materials: All class attendees should bring a hand lens, write-in-the-rain notebook, pencil, and plant identification books.

Accommodations: Attendees are responsible for their own meals; packing a lunch is recommended.

Instructor Bio:

Anton Reznicek – Dr. Reznicek is the Curator (Vascular Plants) and Assistant Director at the University of Michigan Herbarium. Dr. Reznicek focuses his research on the systematics and evolution of Cyperaceae, especially Carex, with emphasis on a multi-level approach concentrating on several aspects including development of new characters useful in systematics, monographic studies of major groups, sectional classification and nomenclature, and processes and patterns of evolution.

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 to14 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.
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