Upcoming Trainings

MWA offers high quality training to wetland professionals and others, and we hope you’ll join us at an upcoming class.  MWA members get discounted prices on classes.  Become a Member for $20.  

Common Wetland Plant Identification

Dates: August 17 & 18, 2022
Location: Oakland County, Michigan
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Instructor: Dr. Ben VanderWeide
Cost: $200 (MWA members), $250 (non-members)
SOLD OUT: This event is sold out.


Upper Peninsula Wetland Plant ID

Dates: September 13-14, 2022
Location: Marquette, Michigan
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Instructor: Susan Klimas, Great Lakes Environmental Center
Cost: $200 (MWA members), $250 (non-members)
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Asters and Goldenrods of Michigan Wetlands

Dates: September 14-15, 2022
Location: Park Lyndon, Washtenaw County, Michigan
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek
Cost: $200 (MWA members), $250 (non-members)
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Hydric Soils Identification

Dates: October 4-5, 2022
Location: Pierce Cedar Creek Institute (701 W Cloverdale Rd, Hastings, MI 49058)
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Instructor: James Sallee, CPSS, PWS
Cost: $250 (MWA members), $300 (non-members)
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Winter Woody Plant Identification (1 Day)

Dates: November 10, 2022
Location: Field: Various trails near the Gerald E. Eddy Discovery Center at the Waterloo State Recreation Area
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Instructors: Martha Holzheuer, Bryana J. Guevara
Cost: $100 (MWA members), $125 (non-members)
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Past Trainings

Northern Michigan Wetland Plants ID Training
Dates: July 21-22, 2022
Location: Upper Manistee Headwaters: The Milock Family Preserve, Kalkaska, MI
Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Grayling, MI
Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm – Day 1
8:30am to 4:00pm – Day 2
Instructors: Angie Bouma, Senior Land Steward, Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy
Brad Slaughter, Botanist, Orbis Environmental Consulting


Wetland Mitigation Monitoring and Management
Dates: June 28-30, 2022
Location: Charlotte, Michigan
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Instructors: Michael Pennington, EGLE, Jeremie Wilson, MDOT


Sedge Identification
June 8-9, 2022 9:00am to 4:30pm
Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea, Michigan
Dr. Anton Reznicek


Wetland Delineation Training (5 Days)
May 23-27, 2022 8:30am-4:30pm
Various Locations in the Lansing/Charlotte, MI
Keto Gyekis, Todd Losee, Mike Pennington, James Sallee, Instructors


MWA/EGLE Webinar: Jurisdictional Determination of Wetlands under Part 303
April 20, 2022
Virtual via Zoom
Keto Gyekis, Instructor


Winter Woody Plant Identification
November 4th, 2021 9am-4pm
Chippewa Nature Center, Midland, MI
Martha Holzheuer and Bryana J. Guevara, Instructors


Wetland Shrub Identification
August 12th & 13th, 2021 8am-5pm
Eddy Discovery Center, Chelsea
Dr. Tony Reznicek, Instructor


Wetland Delineation Training: Part 2 – Field, Lansing Area Second session of this spring’s Wetland Delineation classroom portion.
August 25-27, 2021 8:30am-4:30pm
Various locations throughout Lansing


Wetland Delineation Training: Part 2 – Field, Jackson Area Second session of this spring’s Wetland Delineation classroom portion.
September 22-24, 2021 8:30am-4:30pm
Various locations throughout Jackson/Chelsea


Wetland Delineation Training – PART ONE (classroom portion)
April 19-22, 2021

Winter Woody Plant Identification (1 day class)  – CANCELLED
March 18, 2020
Midland, MI


Wetland Delineation (5 day class) – CANCELLED
May 18-22, 2020
Lansing, MI


Wetland Bird Identification (1 day class) – CANCELLED
June 12, 2020
Holland, MI


Northern MI Plant Identification (2 day class) – CANCELLED
July 23-24, 2020
Upper Manistee


Wetland Shrub Identification (2 day class) – CANCELLED
August 11-12, 2020
Chelsea, MI


Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan Wetlands (2 day class) – CANCELLED
September 16-17, 2020
Schoolcraft County, MI


Hydric Soils Idenficiation (2 day class) – CANCELLED
October 7-8, 2020
Hastings, MI

Advanced Delineation
September 25-26, 2019
Holland, MI


Hike With Ellen
August 26, 2019
Chippewa County, MI


Wetland Grass Identification
August 20-21, 2019
Berrien County, MI


Northern Michigan Plant Identification
August 20-21, 2019
Marquette, MI


Sedges of Michigan Wetlands
June 18-19, 2019
Chelsea, MI


Wetland Delineation
May 20-24, 2019
Lansing, MI


Winter Woody Plant Identification
March 14, 2019
Midland, MI


Vernal Pools Training
April 11, 2019
Commerce Twp., MI


T&E Species Training
April 16-17, 2019
Lansing., MI

Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan Wetlands
September 19-20, 2018
Washtenaw County, MI


Hydric Soils Identification
October 10-11, 2018

Marquette, MI


Michigan Rapid Assessment Method for Wetlands (MiRAM)
August 29-30, 2018
Lansing, MI


Wetland Plant Identification and Hike with Ellen
July 23, 2018

Sharon Hollow, Washtenaw County, MI


Aquatic Plant Identification
July 11-12, 2018

Lansing/East Lansing, MI


Wetland Delineation Training
May 21-25, 2018

Lansing Area, MI

Shrub Identification Training
June 7-8, 2017
Chelsea, MI


Advanced Wetland Delineation (Chapter 5 of the NC/NE USACE Regional Supplement)
June 29-30, 2017
Holland, MI


Conservation and BMPs for Michigan Amphibians and Reptiles
July 26-27, 2017
Southern MI


Wetland Plants of the Upper Peninsula
August 1-2, 2017
Keweenaw Peninsula, MI


Wetland Fern Identification
August 14 2017
Northern MI


Winter Wetland Plant Identification
March 8, 2017
Midland, MI

Wetland Spring Flora
May 18-19, 2015
Instructors: Dr. Anton Reznicek


Wetland Mitigation and Monitoring
September 24-26, 2014
Dewitt, MI
Instructors: Mike Pennington (DEQ), Amy Berry (DEQ), and Jeremie Wilson (MDOT)


Asters and Goldenrods in Michigan
September 18-19, 2014
Lyndon Township, MI
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek, University of Michigan Herbarium


Wetland Plant Identification
August 19-22, 2014
Holland, MI
Instructor: Dr. Robert Mohlenbrock, retired professor from Southern Illinois University


Winter Woody Wetland Plant Identification
March 13-14, 2014
Chelsea, MI
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek, University of Michigan Herbarium

Hydric Soils
September 2-3, 2013
Hastings, MI
Instructor: James Sallee (DEQ)


Shrub Identification
August 25-26, 2013
Ann Arbor, MI
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek, University of Michigan Herbarium


Wetland Plant Identification
June 24-27, 2013
Lansing, MI
Instructor: Dr. Robert Mohlenbrock, retired professor from Southern Illinois University


Spring Wetland Flora
May 29-30, 2013
Lansing, MI
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek, University of Michigan Herbarium

Wetland Delineation
June 4-8, 2012
Lansing, MI
Instructors: Todd Losee (DEQ), Mike Pennington (DEQ), Keto Gyekis (DEQ)

Identifying Hydric Soils
October 5 – 6, 2011
Hastings, Michigan
Instructor: James Sallee (DEQ)


Grasses of Wetland Habitats
September 15 – 16, 2011
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek, University of Michigan Herbarium

Wetland Plant Identification
August 16-19, 2010
Lansing, Michigan
Instructor: Dr. Robert Mohlenbrock, retired professor from Southern Illinois University