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5th Annual GHF Prairie Discovery Day • Jackson County

Saturday, Sep 17th, 2016 @ 11:30
Rachel Snyder Prairie • 158th and U Road • Mayetta, KS • Map

Join us for food and fun on the prairie!

Prairie Discovery Day is the annual prairie picnic and walk at GHFs Snyder Prairie and is your chance to experience one our most beautiful tallgrass prairies.

A free lunch starts at 11:45 followed by lots of family-friendly fun:

* See live prairie animals from the Topeka Zoo. 
* Discover the prairie watershed with the Prairie Band Potawatomie Nation.
* Learn about butterflies and other pollinators with the Douglas County
Conservation District. We may even catch a few. 
* Go on a guided walk and learn about Snyders plants and history.

Parking is limited so carpooling in encouraged. A free bus will also leave the Topeka Zoo parking lot at 11:00 am and return at 3:00. RSVP is required to ride the bus so contact GHF by Sept. 12 to reserve your spot.

RSVP and let us know that youre coming, whether you ride the bus or not. We would love for you to join us!

Thank you to the Topeka Zoo for providing funding for this event.

Contact: Kim Bellemere 785-840-8104

Sponsor: Grassland Heritage Foundation

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* - KNPS sponsored/co-sponsored event