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Last update: March 30, 2014
2014 Native Plant Society Field Trips and other events

May 31  Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness between Alston and Sidnaw MI
            Explore this spectacular area with attendees of the Ottawa National Forest
             Breeding Bird Census.  Focus will be on wilderness.  Doug Welker -

June 8  Copper Falls State Park near Mellen, WI.  Spring wildflower hike.
             Steve Garske, botanist.

June 14   Blackjack Springs Wilderness near Phelps, WI
               Quita Sheehan, botanist

July (date TBA) Trap Hills  Ontonagon County, MI
            Steve Garske, botanist. 

August 2  Bittersweet Lakes State Natural Area
             near Arbor Vitae, WI
             Colleen Matula, botanist

August 16  McCormick Wilderness, Yellow Dog Falls area
               near Baraga/Marquette county line, MI

               Ian Shackleford
, botanist

Keep checking back.  Other trips are possible!

Other events of interest:

June 9 - 14  Isle Royale Botany Workshop
             Janet Marr, botanist
            Info at

July 10 - 14  Michigan Botanical Club Spring Foray
            Keweenaw Peninsula
             Info will be online at
             Keep checking their website.

July 26  Ottawa National Forest Wilderness Celebration and hikes in
             Sylvania Wilderness

             Near Watersmeet, MI

August 23 - 24  Wetland Plants Identification Workshop
              Gratiot Lake, Keweenaw County MI
Janet Marr, botanist
Details here

September 27 National Public Lands Day
             Find a volunteer work project near you at, or
             watch for a possible Ottawa National Forest project to be announced 
             here later.