9th annual Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems Conference

The Ecosystems Conference, sponsored by the Stewardship Network, will be held January 15th & 16th, 2016 at the Kellogg Conference Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Abstracts for Panel Discussions, Presentations, Roundtables, and Workshops are due by: Friday, September 18th, 2015.  Abstracts for Posters are due by: Friday, November 20th.  For more information visit:  www.stewardshipnetwork.org/2016-stewardship-network-conference.

Aquatic Plant Workshop, Keweenaw Peninsula, MI Aug 22-23, 2015

The Gratiot Lake Conservancy is sponsoring a two-day Aquatic Plant Identification Workshop in the Eagle Harbor area of the Kenweenaw Peninsula.  The course is being taught by well-known botanist, and MBC member, Janet Marr.  A course description and registration information can be found at the GLC website  along with a listing of several additional GLC summer course offerings. 

Opportunity for Biological and Botanical Consultants

MBC member, Derek Shiels, has created a website RateMyLand.com that links private landowners in need of conservation and biodiversity surveys, to a group of biological consultants and other natural resource professionals who would like to conduct those surveys.  If you think you would like to be connected to a broad base of clients in need of a variety of surveys, please read the Rate My Land Flyer for further information. 

MBC Blog Open for Business

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