Mike Kost formerly served as the lead ecologist and a senior conservation scientist with Michigan Natural Features Inventory at Michigan State University Extension. He has coauthored more than 75 publications, including three books on the natural communities of Michigan. Mike also managed the adult natural history education program for The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois. He has also worked as a naturalist for the University of Wisconsin-Extension and as a land steward for the Koenen Land Preserve in Milwaukee. He earned a B.S. in Public and Environmental Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and an M.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Oak openings and aquatic waterways: Restoration, conservation management, and stewardship AK Heinz, R Kluba, L Zhang, C Bruder, R Grese, MA Kost 2019, ESA Annual Meeting (August 11--16)
Alstad, DN and GJ Edmunds Jr. 1982. Ef MA Kost, DA Albert, JG Cohen, RK Slaughter, CR Weber GREAT LAKES ENTOMOLOGIST 51 (1-2), 26 2018
A field guide to the natural communities of Michigan JG Cohen, MA Kost, BS Slaughter, DA Albert, Michigan State University Press
MS University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
BS University of Wisconsin-Green Bay