2004 Annual Meeting
Sedan, Kansas on October 1-3, 2004
Friday. October 1
Meet at the Butcher Falls Nature Center about 3 miles from the turn off of Hwy 99.
3:30 pm An afternoon walk at the Red Buffalo Ranch to view the unique flora of the area.
6:00 pm A Chuck Wagon Supper at Butcher Falls Nature Center.
7:00 pm KWS Board meeting.
Saturday, October 2
Meet at Art of the Prairie Gallery, Main & Douglas, Downtown Sedan, Kansas.
8:00 am Registration and displays. Set up Photo Contest and Name the Newsletter event.
9:00 am A special presentation of photographs from the slide collection recently donated to KWS by Eric Farnsworth of Lawrence, KS. The photos were taken by Eric’s mother, Janet, an accomplished
9:30 am Guest Speaker, Daniel Griffin, Tree Ring Lab, University of Arkansas, will speak about the Ancient Cross Timbers ecosystem. Sedan, KS, is in the center of this unique post oak/blackjack oak tallgrass prairie savannah. Break
11:00 am KWS Annual Meeting.
11:30 am Announcement of Photo Contest Winners! Door Prizes and more!
12:30 pm Private luncheon at Tom McCann’s Restaurant, Main Street.
2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.: Butcher Falls Trail Wildflower Hike & automobile tours along the roads of the Red Buffalo Ranch. Dan Griffin and Dr. David Stahle, U. of Arkansas, will accompany us.
5:30 pm Supper on your own.
Sunday. October 3
9:00 am Meet at Main & Douglas, Sedan, to caravan to The Nature Conservancy’s Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, 20 miles south of Sedan across the Oklahoma border. We will be met at the preserve by a staff member at 10:00 am