Programs of Interest to MBC Members

University of Wisconsin Summer and Fall Plant Workshops 

There are a variety of 2-7 day classes on algae, sedges, grasses, wildlife inventory, aquatic invertebrates, and aquatic plants. The very popular Vegetation of Wisconsin workshop, which travels around the state to visit all of the major plant communities in Wisconsin if being offered. Registration is required.  

Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association Workshops - Spring and Summer 2017

Registration is now open for two Plant Identification workshops.  1)  Isle Royale National Park (June 5-10), based at Rock Harbor, MI.  2) Keweenaw Peninsula (July 25-27), based in Copper Harbor, MI. For details on fees, meals, housing, registration, etc. visit this IRKPA weblink

Keweenaw Wetlands Identification Class - August 1-2, 2017  

Michigan Wetlands Association is planning a 2-day wetland plant identification class on August 1st and 2nd in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan.  This is a wonderful opportunity to learn from renowned local botanist, Janet Marr, in one of the most beautiful parts of the state.  To register for the class go to

Kissing Cousins and Family Skeletons - The Michigan Flora and Modern Evolutionary”  This is a Video reproduction of the lecture.