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KNPS Spring/Summer Board Meeting & Group Outings • Chase County

Friday, May 19th, 2017 to Saturday, May 20th, 2017 @ 10:30am
Cottonwood Falls Area • Camp Wood YMCA • Cottonwood Falls, KS • Map

After Board Members meet Friday morning at Camp Wood - we will have lunch together (bring your own) and then everyone is invited for a tour of the new Preston Outdoor Education Station. From there we will caravan to several locations to view native plants, including on a private property near Cedar Point.

A complete itinerary is available by clicking on the KNPS "Sponsor" link below - a PDF is available to download to your phone or to print out and bring with you. There are just a few dining options in Cottonwood Falls and Strong City. PLEASE COMPLETE THE RSVP so we have a head count and can update Ad Astra and Jacalitos with a head count. Thank you!

All KNPS members, and friends, are invited to participate. Friday evening we will attend the Emma Chase Friday Night Music event in Cottonwood Falls (bring your folding chair). If you are planning to attend make your hotel reservation in Cottonwood Falls as soon as possible. Units are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis at Millstream Motel - identify yourself as a KNPS member. There are many bed-breakfast offering available - check http://chasecountychamber.org/lodging.

Saturday morning we will meet early after breakfast to tour several additional locations - some on private properties. We will find lunch in Florence and after several more stops, finish up at Chase County Lake. This will be a fun and fast moving two days - plan to join us!

Contact: Phyllis Scherich pscherich@yahoo.com 620 213 0751

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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* - KNPS sponsored/co-sponsored event