Grasses: Identification & Ecology

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Event Information

Date: 

August 4th - 5th, 2017


Cost: 

$105


Contact: 

Cindy Boettcher


Phone: 

262-675-6844


Email: 

cboetchr@uwm.edu


Participants will survey the evolution and diversity of the grass family, emphasizing grasses of the local area and reviewing grass structures, terminology, and differences between grasses, sedges, and rushes. Field and microscopic identification, use of keys, characteristics of tribes, and ecology of grasses will be covered. Instructor: Dr. Robert Freckmann, Professor Emeritus of Biology at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Event Location

UWM Field Station
3095 Blue Goose Road
Saukville, WI 53080
http://uwm.edu/field-station/workshops/