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Last update: April 5, 2017
2017 events coming soon!

2015 Native Plant Society Field Trips and other events

July 26 (Sunday) Indian Lake near Sugar Camp WI
            Focus on aquatic vegetation.  Indian Lake is a c
lear lake with lots of neat                plants and a carry-in landing.  Paddle, wade, snorkel.  Full or partial day                 on the lake. 
             Quita Sheehan, botanist

August 1  Lightfoot Bay (part of Huron Bay) near Skanee MI
Explore for native plants in this diverse wetland by both foot and                             watercraft.
            Adrienne Bozic, botanist

August 1 (12:30 EDT)  Michigamme Highlands in NW Marquette Co, MI
Native plants and creeping industrialization: what's at stake?                                     Co-sponsored by Save the Wild U.P.
               Steve Garske
, botanist

August 8  Silver Mountain and Sturgeon Falls south of Alston MI
               Plants, rugged scenery, bats, geology

               Ian Shackleford
, botanist; Doug Welker, geologist

August 23 (Sunday)  Presque Isle river mouth and shoreline 
               Porcupine Mtns. Wilderness State Park, north of Bessemer MI

               Sue Trull
, botanist

In the planning process: Route of proposed Marquette County Road 595, north of Humboldt MI
Keep checking back.  Other trips are possible!

Other events of interest:

Aug 22 Ian Shackleford is leading river cleanups on the Montreal River in Ironwood, MI.  Contact Ian for

Check in with the Gratiot Lake Conservancy for some very cool workshops near the tip of the Keweenaw (MI) this summer.
The 2015 Calendar is out.  Lichens, aquatic ecology, and more!

September 26  National Public Lands Day - Watch for volunteer events on your local public lands

 Michigan Botanical Club

Possible event on the Keweenaw Peninsula this summer.
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Botany Workshops on Isle Royale
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