Upper Peninsula Wetland Plant ID (September 13-14, 2022)

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A two-day field training focusing on identification of wetland plant species in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The class will examine both common and unique wetland species found in a variety in wetland habitats including emergent, scrub-shrub, forested, and disturbed. Attendees should be prepared for all weather conditions. Waterproof boots, sunscreen and bug spray are recommended.
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Name of Class: Upper Peninsula Wetland Plant ID

Dates: Tuesday, September 13th & Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Location: Marquette, Michigan 

 Time(s): 9:00am to 4:30pm 

Instructor: Susan Klimas, Great Lakes Environmental Center

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

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Class Description:  

A two-day field training focusing on identification of wetland plant species in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The class will examine both common and unique wetland species found in a variety in wetland habitats including emergent, scrub-shrub, forested, and disturbed. Attendees should be prepared for all weather conditions. Waterproof boots, sunscreen and bug spray are recommended.

Instructor Bio:

Susan Klimas is a botanist living in northern Michigan.  Susan has worked with the Great Lakes Environmental Center on field botany for the State of Michigan Wetland Monitoring Program, conducted rare and threatened plant species surveys for the US Forest Service throughout the Ottawa National Forest, taught a college course in Tropical Conservation and Survey Techniques in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, and authored the botany section of the field manual for this course.  Susan coordinated the Forest Health Monitoring Program at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, including identifying and mapping forest types throughout the property.

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.
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