ADV: Plant I.D. workshops (2019) – Lake Superior area

isleRegistration is now open for two 2019 Plant Identification (I.D.) workshops, both of which will be held in Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula near the shore of scenic Lake Superior on:

This is an excellent chance to visit a remote and wild portion of the northernmost part of Michigan near Lake Superior and learn the flora of the area at the same time.  Both of these workshop locations feature rugged bedrock shorelines, ridges (with amazing views!), forests, and wetlands, which provide diverse habitat for numerous plant species, including boreal species and rare arctic disjuncts.

  1. Isle Royale Plant I.D. workshop:  This will be the 15th Plant I.D. workshop sponsored by IRKPA* that will be taught in Isle Royale National Park.

Dates:  June 3-8

Fee:   US$699 ($25 discount for IRKPA members)    NOTE:  In addition to three days of instruction, the fee includes 13 meals from Tuesday lunch – Saturday lunch, transportation between Houghton MI and Isle Royale via the National Park Service ferry Ranger III (and while on Isle Royale), camping in a group campsite, park fees, and two IRKPA publications.

For more detailed information about Isle Royale (including map), workshop activities, evening options, instructor’s background, workshop fee, cancellation policy, and how to register, please click on the flyer at:  http://irkpa.org/get-involved/workshops

  1. Keweenaw Plant I.D. workshop:  This will be the third year that an IRKPA-sponsored plant I.D. workshop will be taught in the Keweenaw, a picturesque peninsula on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that juts out into Lake Superior.

Dates:  July 9-11

Fee:  US$375 ($25 discount for IKRPA members)

For more detailed information about the Keweenaw (including map), workshop activities, evening options, instructor’s background, workshop fee, cancellation policy, and how to register, please click on the flyer at   http://irkpa.org/get-involved/workshops   Enrollment is limited to 12 participants, so be sure to register early to guarantee a spot.

For more information, please visit: Plant Workshops