Programs of Interest to MBC Members

Native Grass Identification

For more information visit:


Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 from 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 from 9:30 - 5 p.m.

Location: W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Stack Building, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060

Kellogg Bird Sanctuary, 269-671-2510, birdsanctuary@kbs.msu.ed

MSU Extension Conservation Stewards Program

The Conservation Stewards Program is a 7 week program. 

The mission of the CSP is to deliver high quality, locally-based training opportunities to create an informed Michigan citizenry who will practice community-based volunteer conservation management activities.

In the fall, the program will be offered in Oakland, Kalamazoo and St. Clair Counties. 

Summer Field Station Botanical Workshops - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

  • Sedges: Identification and Ecology- June 15 & 16

  • Vegetation of Wisconsin -June 18 – 23
  • Introduction to Lichens - July 27 & 28
  • Plant-Insect Interactions: Ecology and Evolution - August 3 & 4

Visit  the Field Station website to REGISTER.

2018 Plant Identification workshops

Michigan's western Upper Peninsula June & July

 1.  Isle Royale National Park (June 4-9), based at Rock Harbor, MI 

 2.  Keweenaw Peninsula (July 24-26), based in Copper Harbor, MI 

Register at or contact Janet Marr, botanist and program instructor for details

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