Name of Class: Fern Identification Workshop
Dates: July 13, 2023
Location: Various Locations around Marquette County, Michigan
Time(s): 9:00am to 4:30pm
Instructor: Mark Jaunzems
Cost: $100 (MWA members), $150 (non-members)
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Unlock the secrets of ferns and other spore-bearing plants with our Fern Identification Workshop! Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of ferns and discover the art of identifying these incredible plants. From wetland to upland, learn to identify species in a variety of habitats, as you join us on an exploration of several high-quality natural areas in the central UP. Whether you are a seasoned botanist or simply a nature enthusiast, this workshop promises to be an educational and enjoyable experience.
Attendees should be able to walk on uneven terrain for most of the class and be prepared for all weather conditions. Hiking boots, sunscreen, and bug spray are recommended. Please bring your own bagged lunch.
Mark Jaunzems holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Following his service in the Peace Corps in Central America, he served as a staff member of the Wisconsin DNR, where he was responsible for leading the state’s natural area inventory program in 13 counties in central and northern Wisconsin. He then worked as a field botanist and biological technician in several US National Forests, with a focus on Michigan and Wisconsin, including 13 seasons on the Hiawatha National Forest in the central and eastern Upper Peninsula.
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.