BIOL 3242


(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 3070, 001.307) A survey of the vascular plants of Manitoba emphasizing identification, nomenclature and classification, and including brief accounts of the distribution and post-glacial history of the main floristic associations within the province. Students must submit a collection of at least 20 different vascular plants identified to species. A guide to the collection should be obtained from the Department of Biological Sciences office in the Spring/Summer prior to commencing the course. Prerequisite: BIOL 2240 (or the former BOTN 2110) or BIOL 2242 (or the former BOTN 2010) or permission of the department

Fall 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Bruce Ford
    CRN: 11456
    Lecture Location: 207 Buller
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 1: 8:30 AM–9:20 AM, M.W.F.
    Laboratory Location: 314 Buller
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Tu.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.