Field Botany Course (August - September 2017)


Learn about Michigan’s diverse natural vegetation, emphasizing basic ecological principles of plant distribution, and influences on Michigan major vegetation types. You will also learn basic botanical taxonomy and ecology as we get a close-up look at plant parts and identify characteristics for 40-50 plants. You will also develop skills in using family features and a botanical key to identify plants.  The Field Botany course offers two-hour classes, once a week for six weeks. There will be two classroom sessions and four field sections.


Class dates: August 9, 16, 23, 30, and September 6 and 13, 2017.  Registration required by August 4, 2017.


Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, 12685 East C Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012


Anyone who wants or needs to improve their native plant identification knowledge and/or skills: professional and student botanists, biologists, arborists, ecologists and native plant enthusiasts!

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