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3rd Annual Wildflower Weekend at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve • Chase County

Saturday, Sep 12th, 2009 to Sunday, Sep 13th, 2009 @ 10am-4pm
Strong City, KS • Map

Join the National Park Staff and the Kansas Native Plant Society in celebrating the prairie. Interactive displays will include: 1) Wool dyeing with native plants, 2) Edible plants of the prairie, 3) Handmade paper from prairie fibers, and 4) Aromatic plants of the prairie. There will be a slide show on plant identification, a plant identification contest, medicinal plant walks, and wildflower walks. Bring the family; the weekend will be educational and enjoyable for all ages.

Contact: TPNP tapr_interpretation@nps.gov (620) 273-8494

Sponsor: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve

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