UW-Stevens Point to offer Aquatic Plant Course


UW-Stevens Point to offer Aquatic Plant Course

UW-Stevens Point’s Continuing Education Department is offering a 2-day, weekend aquatic plant biology and identification course on June 16-17, 2018 at Mission Lake Waypost Camp in Hatley, WI. This course will include in-depth instruction on vascular and non-vascular aquatic plants, including hands-on classroom work, field sampling, and identification practice during several trips down to Mission Lake.


Participants will receive a certificate of completion and have the option to receive 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from UW-Stevens Point.

Registration includes:  a hand lens, two breakfasts, two lunches, and a waterproof copy of Aquatic Plants of the Upper Midwest, 3rd Edition.

This course runs from 9:00-4:00 each day, and lodging is available on-site. For more information, please visit the course web page. Aquatic Plant-ID


This course will be taught by Paul Skawinski, author of Aquatic Plants of the Upper Midwest and Aquatic Plant Taxonomy instructor at UW-Stevens Point. It is part of a 4-course offering by UW-Stevens Point, but participants can choose to register only for the courses that interest them.